Shares narrowed losses on Tuesday morning as a surge from large-cap stocks boosted indices but the market was still shaking due to strong selling pressure.
|On the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (HoSE), the benchmark VN-Index edged down 0.36 per cent to close at 1,291.61 points. Photo cafef.vn |
On the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (HoSE), the benchmark VN-Index edged down 0.36 per cent to close at 1,291.61 points.
The market's breadth was positive as 140 stocks declined while 207 increased.
Market liquidity was lower than Monday with a trading value of more than VND8.7 trillion, equivalent to some 296 million shares traded on the southern market.
The VN30-Index, tracking the 30 biggest stocks in market value, decreased 0.55 per cent to 1,435.11 points. Twelve of the VN30 basket rose, while 4 stocks decreased.
Gainers in the group were FPT Corporation (FPT), PetroVietnam Gas JSC (GAS), Hoa Phat Group (HPG).
On the Ha Noi Stock Exchange (HNX), the HNX-Index rose 0.70 per cent to close at 295.02 points.
More than 62 million shares were traded on the northern bourse, worth VND1.3 trillion.