On the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange, the VN-Index lost over 0.2 percent to reach 484.43 points and losers overwhelmed gainers by 101-78 on July 10.

As many as 32.6 million shares exchanged hands, valuing at around 828.6 billion VND (39 million USD) in total.

The fall of the VN30, tracking the southern bourse’s 30 largest stocks in capitalisation and liquidity, was more severe. It retreated 0.47 percent to 538.97 points as tumbling shares outnumbered rallying shares by 14-10.

On the Hanoi Stock Exchange, the HNX-Index shed 0.24 percent to close the session at 62.43 points.

Trading value and volume reached 157.5 billion VND (7.4 million USD) and 21.87 million shares.

Only 62 listed stocks managed to rally while 87 shares decreased and nearly 24 shares closed unchanged.

The HNX30, composed of the northern bourse’s top shares, fell 0.4 percent to 116.41 points.-VNA