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Hanoi (VNA) – The VN-index lost over 30 points on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (HOSE) as a large number of shares were traded in the morning of March 23.

The worst decliners among those stocks were in the trading sector (falling 6.79 percent), the insurance sector (3.3 percent), and the banking sector (2.83 percent). However, shares of the healthcare and rubber product sectors rebounded, up 2.59 percent and 2.54 percent, respectively.

At the end of the trading day, the VNXALL-Index fell 21.79 points to 1,594.22 points, with nearly 295 billion shares were traded, worth over 7.45 trillion VND (327.32 million USD).

The VN-Index dropped 18.77 points to 1,153.59 points. Up to 262 million stocks were traded, worth nearly 7.75 trillion VND (340.53 million USD). The VN30 fell 15.65 points to 1,128.03 points.

The HNX-Index on the Hanoi Stock Exchange also dropped 2.17 points to 131.88 points, with 89 million shares being traded, equivalent to nearly 1.53 trillion VND (193.73 million USD).

The HNX30 and the UPCOM Index lost 3.79 points to 254.24 points and 0.48 points to 59.91 points, respectively.-VNA