The UPCoM-Index, the measure of 131 unlisted public companies, closed higher on the first day of the Year of Dragon, as investors were excited about the rally on the main bourses.
The index added 0.09 points, or 0.27 percent, to settle at 33.98. The gauge was created in 2009 at the base benchmark of 100 points – the highest ever.
Among index members, 17 rallied, 12 tumbled, and 102 closed unmoved. Up to 100 stocks closed untraded.
The market volume totalled 46,000 shares valued at 150 million dong, compared with 40 million shares and 310 billion dong from the previous trading day.
HDM was the biggest gainer, climbing 10 percent to finish at 19,800 dong on a trade of 100 shares.
In the downswing, VPC was the biggest loser, erasing 10 percent to close at 2,700 dong on a trade of 800 units.
FBA was the most active stock on the gauge with 14,000 shares changed hands, which surged 10 percent to end at VND2,200.
Today, foreigners did not trade any shares.