Stocks managed to post gains on both stock exchanges by the end of the session on October 10.

The VN-Index on the HCM Stock Exchange rose for the fourth consecutive day, closing at 394.66 points, up 0.25 percent over October 9.

Both trading volume and value decreased slightly from the previous day, totalling almost 38 million shares worth VND486.36 billion (23.2 million USD).

Money continued to pour into several blue chips, lifting the VN30, which tracks the top 30 shares on the bourse, up 0.35 percent to 461.71 points.

Phu Nhuan Jewellery (PNJ), logistics company Gemadept (GMD) and Development Investment Construction (DIG) hit their ceiling prices.

PetroVietnam Finance (PVF), Bao Viet Holdings (BVH), Phu My Fertiliser (DPM) and software giant FPT Corp (FPT) all finished up by the end of the session.

On the Hanoi Stock Exchange, the HNX-Index closed at 55.51 points, up 0.14 percent over the previous day, but value decreased 17 percent to just 192.6 billion VND (9.2 million USD).

PetroVietnam Construction (PVX) again was the most active code on trades of 2.7 million shares, up 2 percent to 4,700 VND.

Foreign investors finished as net buyers on both bourses, but value decreased to just 8 billion VND (381,000 USD) worth of shares.-VNA