Shares manage to gain on the growth of heavvyweights
VN-Index managed to increased on Wednesday morning thanks to the growth of some individual large-cap stocks.
The benchmark VN-Index on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange rose 0.11 per cent to close at 864.38 points.
It had risen 0.26 per cent to end Tuesday at 863.42 points.
Nearly 130.5 million shares were traded on the southern market, worth VNĐ2.4 trillion (US$103.4 million).
The VN30 Index, which tracks the performance of the 30 largest stocks by market capitalisation and liquidity on HoSE, stayed flat to close Wednesday morning at 805.71 points.
Gainers in the VN-30 basket were Bao Viet Holdings (BVH), Vietinbank (CTG), PetroVietnam Gas JSC (GAS), FPT Corporation (FPT), Military Bank (MBB) and Masan Group (MSN).
On the negative side, some other pillars lost ground and put pressure on the market, including Bank for Investment and Development of Viet Nam (BID), Mobile World Group (MWG), Hoa Phat Group (HPG), Novaland (NVL), Techcombank (TCB), Vietcombank (VCB), Vinhomes (VHM) and Vinamilk (VNM).
On the Ha Noi Stock Exchange, the HNX-Index was down 0.04 per cent to end Wednesday morning at 113.66 points.
The index had gained 0.56 per cent to end Tuesday at 113.71 points.
Afternoon trading starts at 1pm.