Shares continued to add value on both national stock exchanges on June 27.

On the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange, the VN-Index rose 2 percent to 482.95 points. Advancers outnumbered decliners by 149-60.

However, trading value dropped 34.3 percent compared to the previous day's session to nearly 887.5 billion VND (42.2 million USD) on a volume of 46 million shares.

Among the 30 leading shares by capitalisation and liquidity tracked by the VN30, only HCM City Infrastructure Investment (CII) retreated, while private equity firm Masan (MSN) and Sacombank (STB) closed unchanged. The rest enjoyed gains.

Steelmaker Hoa Sen (HSG) was still the top gainer with a 4.8 percent rally. Followers were logistic firm Gemadept (GMD) – up 4.4 percent, PetroVietnam Drilling Services ( PVD ) – up 4.3 percent, Phu Nhuan Jewelry (PNJ) – up 3.8 percent and insurer Bao Viet (BVH) ) – up almost 3 percent.

The VN30 gained 1.9 percent to 539.89 points.

On the Hanoi Stock Exchange, the HNX-Index also increased 1 percent to reach 62.85 points. Gainers exceeded losers by 133-57.

Trading totalled 391.8 billion VND (18.6 million USD) and 57.5 million shares.

The HNX30, representing the performance of Hanoi 's 30 leading blue chips, was up 1.3 percent, standing at 117.39 points.

Foreign investors on June 27 reduced their net selling value to 53.7 billion VND (2.5 million USD).-VNA