An investor watches stock prices on his laptop at MB Securities Company’s trading house (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – The VN-Index of the southern bourse gained nearly 14 points to surpass 980 points on June 22, a recovery after the benchmark index suffered from several tumbles in previous trading sessions.

On the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (HoSE), the VN-Index fell to 963.89 points at the beginning of the day but later gradually rebounded to 976 points in mid-day. In the afternoon, buying demand continued to dominate the session, helping VN-Index end at 983.17 points, up 13.77 points.

More than 132 million shares worth some 3.74 trillion VND (165.12 million USD) were traded on the HoSE.

Among the large-cap stocks, VIC dropped by 1,200 VND per share while MSN and SAB saw their prices unchanged from the previous day. BVH, CTG, GAS, VCB and VNM advanced by 550 – 8,800 VND per share.

In the VN30 basket, tracking the top 30 stocks in terms of market capitalisation and liquidity on the HoSE, five stocks recorded price declines. Meanwhile, three stocks stayed unchanged and 22 others saw higher prices.

The VN30-Index climbed 17.3 points to 973.05 points with over 39 million units traded for a total value of 1.7 trillion VND (75 million USD).

On the Hanoi Stock Exchange (HNX), the HNX-Index also rose 1.82 points to 111.98 points. Total value of 38 million shares traded on the exchange during the day was estimated at 623 billion VND (27.5 million USD).

The HNX30-Index, which measures the performance of the top 30 stocks on the HNX, was also up 3.15 points to 200.49 points. About 22 million shares were traded at more than 468 billion VND (20.66 million USD).

Meanwhile, the UpCoM-Index on the Unlisted Public Company Market (UpCoM) gained 0.02 point to 51.81 points with over 10 million shares worth 143 billion VND (6.31 million USD) traded.-VNA