The VN Index yesterday March 13 closed at 1158.27 points, a record reduction of 12.4 points against the previous session with a total market trade of 11.183 million shares worth 1.190 trillion dong, lower than that of March 12 with a trade of 17.533 million shares.
Also, the agreement trade reached more than 40 billion dong with 49 share codes seeing a rise in prices, 13 standing still and 47 down.
The top five share codes with a high increase in prices included BMC (+18,000 dong) to 394,000 dong per share, STB (+7,000 dong) to 154,000 dong per share, TTP and VIP (+5,000 dong) to 123,000 dong per TTP coded share and 111,000 dong per VIP coded share, followed by IMP (+6,000 dong) to 150,000 dong.
During the session, the price of BMP shares fell 11,000 dong to 234,000 dong per share and all of the following share codes went down to floor prices, particularly HRC (-18,000 dong) to 359,000 dong each, SAM (-12,000 dong) to 233,000 dong, TDH and SFI (-11,000 dong) to stand at 217,000 dong per share.
Sacombank’s STB share code maintained its leading position in terms of transaction volume with 1,006,080 shares changing hands.
In addition, the price of VFMVF1 continued to rise by 2,100 dong to 52,000 dong each while that of PRUBF1 also increased by 700 dong to 16,400 dong per share. There were 788,150 VFMVF1 fund certificates and 770,280 PRUBF1 fund units traded on March 13.
PCC coded share of the Pha Lai Hydropower Joint Stock Co saw a trade of 85,000 dong at a price down 1,500 dong against the previous session. Nearly 425,600 BHS coded shares were changed hands at 68,000 dong.
Foreign investors yesterday sold out a large volume of shares including 110,660 VNM coded shares and 152,300 DHA coded shares.
Meanwhile, about three million shares were traded on the northern bourse to a total value of over 396 billion dong with the HASTC Index reaching at 446.95 points down 7.8 points against the previous session.