In the trading session on October 26, both indexes marked impressive gains at the start of session. But, at the end of the session, these indexes fell strongly.
Ending the first stage, the VN Index of Hochiminh Stock Exchange (STC) slipped 0.1 points or 0.02% to 615.58 pts with the trading volume of over 3.7 million shares worth 154.9 billion dong.
In the following phase, the VN Index dropped 6.65 pts or 1.08% to 609.03 pts with the total trading volume of over 73.4 million shares for 3.464 trillion dong.
Finally, the VN Index closed the session with a fall of 6.34 pts or 1.03% to 609.34 pts. The total trading volume of shares and fund certificates reached 84.27 million valued at nearly four trillion dong.
Up to 76% of listed share codes declined. According to the statistic, amongst 179 share codes and four fund certificates being listed on the southern bourse, the market saw 139 shares decreased (67 falling to the floor price), 32 others increased (15 reaching the ceiling price) and 12 remaining shares stood still at the reference price.
Blue-chips lost points including CTG, VNM, FPT, HPG -500 dong, VCB -1,500, STB -200 and SSI -2,000 dong/share.
Regarding trading volume, SSI led the market with 4.41 million shares and then VHG nearly four million, STB 3.57 million, REE 3.24 million, BF1 three million, SAM 2.43 million and VF1 with 2.41 million shares being transferred.
On the northern bourse, the HNX Index today October 26 witnessed a fall of 4.5 points or 2.1% to 209.77 pts with the total market trade of 40.144 million shares worth over 1.87 trillion dong. Negotiation transactions reached 1,721,600 shares for over 83.34 billion dong.
Some big gainers were MIC, CTM, SDH, EID, PVX, QTC, ILC, HEV, VCS and VE9.
Shares codes with big trading volume included ACB with over 4.1 million shares, LS nearly 3.6 million, PVX and VCG with nearly 2.8 million, KBC 2.1 million, SHB 1.6 million and VSP with 1.1 million shares being changed hands.