Ending the first trading session of new week as well as new month, the index of Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (STC) today December 1 seemed to be at a standstill. Particularly, after the opening phase, the VN Index slipped 1.41 points or 0.44% to 313.33 pts with the total trading volume of over 2.65 million shares worth 69.175 billion dong. In the following stage, the VN Index continued falling 0.38 pts or 0.12% to 314.36 pts with the total trading volume of over 9.1 million shares valued at 242.897 billion dong.
Finally, the VN Index closed at 314.71 points with the total matching order trade of over 10.4 million shares capitalised at 277.14 billion dong, down 15% in volume and 12% in value from previous session.
Among 167 share codes being listed on the southern bourse, the stock market saw 69 shares increased with 12 reaching the ceiling price, 64 others decreased including 14 falling to the floor price, 36 shares stood still at the comparative price and one remaining share with no trade namely VGP of Vegetable Port Joint Stock Co.
Some gainers were PPC of Pha Lai Thermo power, FPT of FPT Group, PVF of PVFC, STB of Sacombank, VIC of Vincom, SSI of Saigon Securities broker, REE of Refrigeration Electrical Engineering Corp, TDH of Thu Duc Housing Development Joint Stock Co, SAM of Sacom and VSH of Vinh Son-Song Hinh Hydropower.
Meanwhile, losers were VNM of Vinamilk, DPM of Phu My Fertiliser, PVD of PV Drilling and VPL of Vinpearl Trade and Tourism Joint Stock Co.
STB still led the market in trading volume with 1.77 million shares, SSI followed with 960,000, SJS 620,000, PVF 560,000, REE 460,000 and FPT with 430,000 shares being traded.
Similarly, the Hanoi Securities Trading Centre (HaSTC) today December 1 also tumbled on the stock market as the HaSTC Index dropped 0.23 points or 0.22% to end at103.97 pts with the total market trades of 6,806,900 shares capitalised at over 169 billion dong.
Amongst 162 listed shares on the northern bourse, the stock market saw 74 shares increased, 21 others remained unchanged including BCC, CMC, DCS, HNM, NST, NVC, PGS, PLC, PTS, S91, SCC, SDD, SDT, SRB, TC6, TKU, TLC, VC6, VDL, VFR, VNC, 11 with no trade namely CTN, DHI, GHA, HPS, HSC, NPS, PJC, SNG, SRA, TPH and VTL and 56 remaining shares decreased.
Some gainers were VSP +2,700 dong, KBC +2,400, SDC +1,500, DAC +1,400, CDC +1,200, BVS +1,100 and MMC and TDN +1,000 dong per share.
Losers were MIC -5,300, CCM -2,500, BHV and PSC -1,400, RCL -1,300 and KKC -1,100 dong per share.
KLS today regained the pole place in trading volume with 1,179,600 shares, followed by ACB with 889,700, VCG with 715,100, PVI with 521,200 and PVS with 320,000 being changed hands.