Influenced the downturn tendency from the previous session, the trading session today February 9 continued falling. In particular, the index of Hochiminh Stock Exchange (STC) lost 8.13 points or 1.69 percent to end at 482.89 pts, marking the third consecutive fall on the southern bourse.
The liquidity increased when the total trading volume reached 21.15 million shares worth 935 billion dong, increasing 10.6 percent in volume and 13.6 percent in value against the previous session.
According to the statistic, of 212 share codes and fund certificates on the southern floor, the market saw 32 shares increased, 149 others decreased and 32 remained unchanged.
A series of key stocks decreased such as STB -600 dong to 22,300 dong per share, VCB -1,100 dong to 42,600, SSI -1,000 to 84,000, EIB -300 to 23,100, CTG -200 to 27,300, PVF -900 to 29,200, KBC -1,000 to 56,000 and PVD -2,000 dong per share to 54,500 dong per share.
As for trading volume, VNM led the market with over 1.9 million shares and then STB over one million share, SSI 703,000, SAM 667,000, VSH 562,000 and EIB with 490,000 shares being changed hands.
Like the southern floor, the HNX Index also tumbled 2.76 points or 1.71 percent to close at 158.61 pts with the total market trade of 13.37 million shares valued at 426 billion dong.