Shares move up as investors hunt mid, small-cap shares
The benchmark VN-Index on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange gained 0.26 per cent to end at 870.82 points. — Photo ndh.vn
Shares moved up on Monday morning as investors continued to pour money into mid-cap and small-cap stocks.
The benchmark VN-Index on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange gained 0.26 per cent to end at 870.82 points.
The southern market index gained 0.58 per cent last week.
More than 205.3 million shares were traded on the southern bourse, worth nearly VNĐ2.7 trillion (US$116.2 million).
The blue-chip share tracker VN30-Index climbed 0.18 per cent to 809.70 points.
Fifteen of the 30 largest stocks by market valuation and trading liquidity increased while twelve decreased.
Among gainers in the VN30 basket were CTD, Masan Group (MSN), Mobile World Group (MWG)s and Vinhomes (VHM).
Among mid-cap and small-cap stocks, Tan Tao Investment Industry Corp (ITA), Quoc Cuong Gia Lai Joint Stock Company (QCG), MHC Joint Stock Company (MHC), Sai Gòn Thương Tín Real Estate JSC (SCR) hit the ceiling prices, Dabaco Group JSC (DBC) increased 6.3 per cent, LDG Joint Stock Company (LDG) rose 6.1 per cent, The Japan-Vietnam Medical Instrument JSC (JVC) climbed 5.7 per cent and Sao Ta Foods Joint Stock Company (FMC) increased 4.6 per cent.
On the Ha Noi Stock Exchange, the HNX-Index was up 0.06 per cent to close Monday morning at 115.42 points.
Nearly 43.2 million shares were traded on the northern bourse, worth nearly VND406 billion.
The afternoon trading session starts at 1pm. — VNS