At the time of closing the trading session today December 22, the VN Index of Hochiminh Stock Exchange (STC) slipped 7.35 points, or 2 percent to 360.37 pts.
The total number of losers increased four times against the number of gainers.
The trading volume reached over 46 million units valued at 788 billion dong. In the previous trading session, the trading value soared to 1.236 trillion dong thanks to put-through method transactions for VIC and STB.
Trading volume for VIC share surged with 1.18 million units, of which, foreign investors bought 1.15 million VIC shares. The average trading volume of VIC share in recent 10 sessions reached about 250,000 units per session.
The matching order volume for VIC today reached the second biggest volume since its listing (September 2007). At the closing time, VIC reached the ceiling price for the second consecutive session to 104,000 dong per share.
Meanwhile, other key stocks such as MSN, BVH, SSI, VCB, HPG, HAG, KDC and KBC lost points.
STB reached the biggest trading volume with over two million units.
STB ended up200 dong to 15,200 dong per share. STB also reached put-through method transaction of over 6.4 million units totalled at 97 billion dong.
SAM, REE, IJC and OGC also reached trading volume of over one million units.
The HNX Index lost points by the end of the trading session, losing over 2 percent to 58.42 pts.
The trading value reached nearly 323 billion dong, 150 percent increasing from the previous trading session.
VCG reached put-through method transaction of over 5.3 million units at the reference price, totalled at 49 billion dong.
Regarding matching order method, VCG’s trading volume ranked at the fourth position with over 1.6 million units. VCG slipped 200 dong to 9,000 dong each.
KLS and VND reached the biggest trading volume with four million shares and three million shares. KLS ended at 8,700 dong each, down 4.4 percent and VND closed at 8,100 dong per share, down 5.8 percent.