Only nine share codes were up in price, 12 remained unchanged and 88 fell during the session March 26 with a total market trade of 6.5 million shares worth nearly 837 billion dong.
With this , the VN Index yesterday dropped another 18.4 points to close at 1072 down 1.69% against the previous session.
Out of nine share codes seeing an increase in prices, three rose 19,000 dong to 409,000 dong per BMC coded share, 406,000 dong per SJS coded share and 405,000 dong HRC coded share while prices of ITA and SFI saw a slight rise such as ITA (+3,000 dong ) to 144,000 dong each and SFI (+2,000 dong) to 197,000 dong per share.
Meanwhile, the five share codes sharply down in price include FPT (-15,000 dong) to 540,000 dong per share, SAM and STB (-8,000 dong), IMP and RAL (-6,000 dong).
After the session closed, 869,960 STC coded shares changed hands at 152,000 dong per share.
Despite this the Pha Lai Thermal Power JSC will auction over 43 million PPC coded shares to the public from April 2, however during the last few sessions, the price of PPC saw a consecutive reduction remaining at 74,000 dong per share on March 26 while foreigners were pushing to sell the share code with a high volume of more than 490,000 PPC coded shares.
Additionally, the northern floor saw a record reduction when the HASTC Index slipped to 397.16 points down 32.94 points compared with the previous session with a total market trade of 1.62 million shares to a total value of 227 billion dong.
Six share codes had no trading and prices of 74 share codes such as BVS, SSI, BMI, NTP and VSP saw a sharp reduction. Foreign investors sold out a large amount of shares coded BMI and SSI.