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Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnamese shares advanced slightly on October 14 after a volatile trading week, driven by investor expectations of positive third-quarter earnings reports.

The benchmark VN Index on the HCM Stock Exchange gained 0.3 percent to close at 687 points, marking a slight gain of 0.4 percent from the previous week.

The HXN Index on the Hanoi Stock Exchange inched up 0.1 percent to end at 85.45 points, totalling a week-on-week increase of 0.2 percent.

More than 217.8 million shares worth nearly 3.9 trillion VND (173.3 million USD) were traded in the two local exchanges on October 14, an increase of nearly 53 percent over the previous day’s trading value.-VNA