The domestic stocks responded positively with the world stock markets when sharply increasing at the beginning of today session. However, the transaction lowered gradually together with the week demand power.
At the first trading session, the VN Index regained the threshold of 500 points and the HNX Index rose by 2 percent. However, the two indexes slowed down with sharp reduction in market liquidity
Finally, the VN Index recorded a point-gaining session with a slight increase of 1.64 points or 0.33 percent to end at 498.55 points. The market transparency lowered with total matching order trade of about 36.6 million shares for over one trillion dong in value.
The statistics showed that 100 codes increased, 89 codes declined and 61 codes stood still at comparative price.
Not many Blue-chips share codes fell, but only FPT and HAG reported significant increase.
In terms of trading volume, SBT retained at the first place with 1.98 million shares, followed by STB with 1.59 million shares, PVT with 1.28 million shares, GTT with 1.21 million shares and VHG, TLH and FDC with over 1 million shares.
On the northern bourse, HNX Index rose by 0.49 point or 0.32 percent to 155.58 points with total market trade of 27.12 million shares for 851 billion dong, down 10 percent and 2 percent in volume and value respectively against the previous session.