Local shares improve slightly on back of better news internationally.
Better news on international stock markets have had a positive impact on the VN-Index, which increased nearly 9 points in the morning session on August 27.
Liquidity in the Ho Chi Minh City Stock Exchange was over VND1.8 trillion ($80 million), with about 78.2 million shares changing hands via order matching, 14.2 million of which were FLC shares.
Blue-chip stocks led the market, as BVH increased VND2,400 ($0.11) and MSN VND1,500 ($0.07), among others. Bank and petroleum shares also headed upwards.
The HNX index at the Hanoi Stock Exchanges saw liquidity of VND300 billion ($13.34 million), with 31 million stocks traded.