The downturn of US stock market in yesterday’s session affected strongly to the domestic investors’ psychology when the increasing impetus of VN Index slowed down.
Today May 8, the VN Index of southern bourse marked the second consecutive increasing session with another surge of 2.37 points or 0.65 percent from yesterday to close at 366.22 pts. The matching order trade totalled at over 48.1 million shares and fund certificates for 1.419 trillion dong, up 16.25 percent in volume and 31.47 percent in value against the previous session.
The number of price losers accounted for a half of total listed share codes. Particularly, after the session ended, prices of 92 codes decreased, 62 increased and the remaining 27 stood still.
The majority of top ten largest cap shares on Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange saw a rise in prices. PPC soared 1,600 to 34,800, SSI +2,200 to 47,300, DPM +800 to 43,000, FPT +500 to 64,000, HPG +600 to 48,900 and STB +300 to 24,200 dong per share.
Meanwhile, the losers were HAG dipping 1,000 to 59,000, PVD -500 to 73,500, VNM -3,500 to 95,500 dong each.
Regarding the northern floor, HASTC Index today tumbled 0.84 pts or 0.64 percent from May 7 to 131.23 pts with a total market trade of 30,909,580 shares changed hands for more than 857.469 billion dong.