On the HCM Stock Exchange, the VN-Index closed at 386.71 points, a 0.29 percent increase, on November 9.

Trading was sluggish, with only 24.76 million shares worth a turnover of 319.9 billion VND (15.2 million USD) changing hands.

Among the 30 leading shares in terms of capitalisation and liquidity, eight codes tumbled while another 22 added value or closed unchanged.

Property developer Tan Tao, commercial baker Kinh Do (KDC), PetroVietnam Finance (PVF) and financial conglomerate Ocean Group (OGC) hit their ceiling prices during yesterday's session.

The VN30, tracking these stocks, advanced 0.32 percent to 457.23 points.

On the Hanoi Stock Exchange, the HNX-Index continued to close in the green, rising nearly 1 percent to 51.58 points.

The value of trades was virtually unchanged, however, standing at a very low level of 142 billion VND (6.7 million USD). Trading volume reached just 23.7 million shares.

The HNX30 ended up 1.96 percent to 93.49 points, boosted by the gains of some large-cap stocks.-VNA