SSI enjoys high growth in 1st quarter
SSI Securities Corporation reported strong growth in the first quarter, with pre-tax profits increasing 34 times year-on-year to VND528.2 billion (US$22.9 million).
Profits from brokerage activities increased by 276.2 per cent to VND318.6 billion ($13.8 million). Investments saw earnings rise by 157.8 per cent to VND106.8 billion ($4.6 million).
Treasury business and investment banking activities also saw high growth.
The main indices on Viet Nam's stock markets ended the first quarter positively. The VNIndex increased by 7.93 per cent for the year to hit 1,191.44 points on March 31.
The average trading per session was worth over VND15.5 trillion ($671.5 million), up 302 per cent.