Share price movements were mixed on the two national stock exchanges on September 25.

On the HCM Stock Exchange, the VN-Index recouped 0.36 percent from September 24's loss boosted by large-cap stocks, closing the session at 391.77 points.

Nearly half of the top 30 shares by market capitalisation and liquidity posted gains, led by dairy giant Vinamilk (VNM) and PetroVietnam Gas (GAS) who both increased by 2.7 percent and property developer VinGroup (VIC) which rose 1.3 percent.

Eximbank (EIB) was also up more than 2 percent, ending the session at 14,800 VND (0.70 USD) a share. With over 2 million shares traded, it was also the most active code on the southern bourse.

Overall trading was still sluggish though, with just 23.5 million shares, worth 442.6 billion VND (21.1 million USD), changing hands.

On the Hanoi Stock Exchange, the HNX-Index fell by another 0.43 percent to 56.22 points with a turnover of just 137.6 billion VND (6.6 million USD).

Fallers edged risers by 106-69.

PetroVietnam Construction (PVX) was still the most active share with over 2.7 million shares exchanged, but lost another 2.2 percent to close at 4,500 VND a share.

Foreign investors also unloaded shares on both exchanges on the day, responsible for a combined net sale of more than 58 billion VND (2.8 million USD) worth of shares.-VNA