Fall of 1.66% nearly matched by loss of 1.46% for VN30-Index.
The VN-Index finished November 30 down 9.66 points, or 1.66 per cent, closing at 573.2 points. This marks its lowest close since the beginning of September, when the market lost 8.01 points in a single day. Fifty-six shares increased, 165 decreased, and 69 closed at their opening price.
The VN30-Index, meanwhile, lost 8.65 points, or 1.46 per cent, finishing the day at 581.94 points, with only three shares increasing, 25 decreasing, and two closing at their opening price. The three shares increasing were KDC, by 0.39 per cent, MSN 1.45 per cent, and VIC 0.47 per cent.
VNM lost ground after increasing slightly in the morning session, returning to its opening price of VND124,000 ($5.51). Foreign investors were active in the share, with 423,510 being bought and 66,520 sold. Their trade accounted for over 60 per cent of the total in VNM today.
As in the morning session, nine of the ten highest liquidity shares fell over 1 per cent. FLC, trading on some 19 million shares, lost 3.61 per cent, while FIT fell 4.95 per cent on some 4 million shares and HAG lost 3.17 per cent on some 4 million shares.
The Ocean Group today held an extraordinary general meeting in the morning relating to its performance and listed shares. There was no trading in the morning session but over 2 million changed hands in the afternoon, with it reaching its floor after falling by 4.76 per cent. As the session came to a close there were still over 3.5 million shares with sales orders.
Banking shares fell substantially over the course of the day, with VCB losing 3.16 per cent, BID 4.23 per cent, CTG 3.66 per cent, STB 5.98 per cent, EIB 3.67 per cent, and MBB 1.4 per cent.
Real estate shares followed suit. Only VIC increased, with others seeing high liquidity and falling prices. ITA lost 1.61 per cent, NLG 0.44 per cent, and ASM 1.42 per cent.
After four days of selling, foreign investors net bought some 2 million shares, valued at VND35.62 billion ($1.58 million).