Vietnam’s stock market April 26 ended with another gain on the Hochiminh Stock Exchange whereas Hanoi saw a downward tendency.
Following the increasing impetus from previous sessions, closing the first stage, the VN Index gained another 2.38 points or 0.45 percent to 531.69 points with the total trading volume of over 6.5 million shares worth 228.32 billion dong.
In the following phase, the VN Index continued gaining 2.89 points or 0.55 percent to 532.2 pts with the total trading volume of 53.63 million shares for over two trillion dong.
Finally, the VN Index jumped 1.9 points or 0.36 percent to end at 531.21 pts with the total matching order trade of over 63 million shares valued at nearly 2.5 trillion dong, down 18 percent in volume and 22 percent in value against the previous session.
Amongst 224 shares and four fund certificates on the southern bourse, the market saw 112 shares decreasing with 13 falling to the floor price, 86 others increasing with 24 reaching the ceiling price and 29 standing still at the comparative price.
Many key stocks decreased in price such as DPM, EIB, CTG, HAG, ITA, VCB, REE and KBC whereas many others increased like VIC, SSI, STB, VNM and SJS.
Notably, PVF of PetroVietnam Finance Joint Stock Corp reached the ceiling price with the total trading volume of over one million shares.
As for trading volume, SSI still maintained the pole place with 3.77 million shares and then PPC with 2.68 million, STB 2.52 million and PVF with 1.72 million shares being traded.
Conversely, the Hanoi Stock Exchange (HNX) today ended the chain of seven consecutive gains when the HNX Index tumbled 2.35 points or 1.32 percent to 175.98 pts with the total market trade of over 43.75 million shares valued at 1.655 trillion dong, down 43.37 percent in volume and 38.6 percent in value against the last session.
According to the statistic, the market saw only 69 shares increasing while 201 decreasing and 12 standing still with seven with no trades.
Some big gainers were SDH, VSP, STL and HCC.
PVX led the market in terms of trading volume with 2.69 million shares and followed by KLS with 2.22 million, VSP 1.77 million and then VCG, PVA, PVL and VND.