Today, VN Index easily surpassed the threshold of 550 points thanks to the sharp increase in prices of many blue-chips, in which HAG marked its ceiling rise on the second session.
VN Index jumped significantly by 8.6 points or 1.57 percent to close at 556.59 points with total market liquidity of about 64 million shares worth 2.855 trillion dong, up 3 percent in volume but down 6 percent in value against the previous session.
Half of the listed shares codes and fund certificates on the market today gained points, with 45 codes among 92 increasing codes saw the ceiling rise; 59 codes dropped and the rest 23 codes stood still at comparative price.
Most of the large cap share codes climbed up today as FPT, HAG, BVH, PVF, SSI, STB, VNM, and VIC. However, other codes of HPG, CTG, and PVD slightly decreased.
Other point-gaining share codes during today session included SJS, NTL, KDC, ITA, SAM, REE and GMD.
In terms of trading volume, STB and SSI stayed at the first and second position in the market as usually with 6.35 million and 2.92 million shares changing hands respectively; followed by REE with 2.28 million; VF1 with 2.07 million; SAM with 2.04 million and ITA with 1.59 million shares being transferred.
Similarly, HNX Index of the northern bourse increased by 2.65 points or 1.57 percent against the previous session last week to end at 171.83 points with a total market trade of about 41.133 shares for more than 1.398 trillion dong in value.