The stock market today February 3 ended with the fourth consecutive gain of VN Index and the HNX Index also regained points.
After the trading session, the index of Hochiminh Stock Exchange (STC) stood at 495.48 pts, gaining 7.55 points or 1.55 percent against the previous session. Total trading volume reached 24.48 million shares worth over 1.12 trillion dong, increasing 10 percent in value.
60 percent of listed shares increased. Particularly, of 208 share codes and four fund certificates on the southern bourse, the market saw 128 shares increased with 15 gaining the ceiling price, 43 others decreased with one falling to the floor price, and 41 remaining shares stood still at the comparative price.
Key stocks increased such as VNM +4,000 dong to 86,000 dong per share, FPT +3,500 to 84,500, BVH +1,600 to 38,000, PVF +600 to 30,200, SJS +1,500 to 78,000, PVD +500 to 59,000 and VIC +1,500 dong to 98,000 dong per share.
Bank shares also gained points like VCB +1,200 dong to 43,500 dong per share whereas CTG slipped slightly and STB and EIB stood still.
As for trading volume, VNM took the pole place with over one million shares, and then STB 920,000, SSI 860,000, HPG 860,000, EIB 850,000 and GMD with 790,000 shares being changed hands.
Like the southern floor, the HNX Index also regained 1.01 points or 0.63 percent to end at 161.92 pts with the total market trade of over 12.9 million shares valued at 449.2 billion dong, down 8 percent in volume day on day.
Amongst 265 listed shares on the northern bourse, the market saw 105 shares increased, 111 others decreased, 39 stood still at the reference price and 10 shares with no trade.
Some Blue-chips increased in price such as ACB, KLS, SD7, SD9 and SQC.
VCG led the market in terms of trading volume with 2.6 million shares and then KLS 1.34 million, ACB 660,000, PVX 650,000, VGS 500,000 and SHB with 430,000 shares being transferred.