Nov 13: Shares tumble in HCM City, gain in Ha Noi,

HA NOI (VNS)– Shares tumbled on the HCM City Stock Exchange this morning after successive increasing sessions.The VN-Index lost 0.19 per cent to 387.88 points. Trading value fell by around VND100 billion (US$4.7 million) from yesterday morning's level to VND208.36 billion ($9.9 million) with 18.6 million shares changing hands.

Blue chips were mixed, with 13 of the 30 leading shares tracked by the VN30 retreating while eight others added value. The VN30, sliding 0.5 per cent, reached 458.26 points.

Meanwhile, on the Ha Noi Stock Exchange, the HNX-Index rose 0.19 per cent, standing at 52.62 points, although decliners outweighed advancers.

As trading volume reached nearly 22 million shares, market value totaled VND124.1 billion ($5.9 million).

Finishing this morning's session, the HNX30 – representing the northern bourse's top shares – also edged up 0.64 per cent to 96.70 points.

The market was to reopen at 1pm. – VNS

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