The Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange has suspended new listings from April 8 to fix its overloaded trading system.
The number of investors entering the stock market continues to climb with 113,875 new trading accounts opened in March, the highest monthly figure ever.
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The VN-Index declined for a second day on Friday, concluding the week at 1,231.66 points, down 0.26 per cent from Thursday.
This is a short-term move to help ease the current overload issue at Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (HoSE).
Companies that want to list their shares on the Hochiminh Stock Exchange (HoSE) will temporarily switch to trading on the Hanoi Stock Exchange (HNX) in an attempt to address a system error frequently clogging trade on HoSE.
The six richest people in Vietnam have seen double-digit improvements to their net worth this year, alongside the stock market recovery from a pandemic inflicted slump.
The Vietnamese stock market saw nearly 113,900 new stock trading accounts opened last month, the highest since the establishment of the local stock exchange, according to the Vietnam Securities Depository.
Shares extended losses on Friday morning as multiple large-cap stocks suffered profit-taking pressure right from the beginning of trading.