Shares rebounded on both stock exchanges on September 5, ending a two-day tumble.

On the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange, the VN-Index gained 1.3 percent to 477.57 points as advancers outnumbered decliners by 129-56.

Trading value and volume reached 788.4 billion VND (37.18 million USD) and nearly 47.5 million shares, respectively, declining around 53.6 percent over the previous day's level.

Blue chips performed well, assisting the VN30 that tracks the city's top 30 shares to rise 1.15 percent to 531.71 points.

On the Hanoi Stock Exchange, the HNX-Index also added 0.7 percent to reach 60.62 points. The number of gainers almost doubled losers.

However, liquidity remained low with only 16.5 million shares worth 122.15 billion VND (5.7 million USD) traded.

The HNX30, composed of the northern exchange's 30 leading shares by capitalisation and liquidity, closed at 110.85 points, a 1.4 percent rise over the previous day.

While foreign investors continued to be net buyers in HCM City by a margin of 72.2 billion VND (3.4 million USD), they were sellers in Hanoi , shedding 620.1 million VND (29,200 USD) worth of shares.-VNA