Nov 9: VN-Index decreases after a two-day rise

HA NOI (VNS)– Shares retreated in HCM City this morning after two sessions of rises, while the Ha Noi bourse saw a rally.On the HCM City Stock Exchange, the VN-Index closed 0.06 per cent off, reaching 385.36 points. Trading was sluggish, with only 13.3 million shares worth a turnover of VND157.6 billion (US$7.5 million) changing hands.

Among the 30 leading shares in terms of capitalization and liquidity, 11 codes tumbled while seven added value. Others finished unchanged. These blue chips failed to hit their ceiling prices as they had during yesterday's session.

The VN30, tracking the 30 stocks, declined steeper, losing 0.22 per cent to 454.77 points.

Meanwhile, on the Ha Noi Stock Exchange, the HNX-Index rose 0.35 per cent to 51.26 points.

The value of trades was virtually unchanged, but standing at a very low level of VND64.22 billion ($3 million). Trading volume reached just 10.2 million shares.

The HNX30 ended this morning's session up 0.4 per cent to 92.06 points, boosted by the gains of some large-cap stocks.

Afternoon session will begin at 1pm. – VNS

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