The VN-Index on the HCM Stock Exchange slid 0.17 percent to end at 604.24 points on August 15.

The trading value was nearly 2 trillion VND (94.3 million USD) on a volume of 105.9 million shares.

The VN30 Index also lost 0.73 percent to close at 645.13 points as leading large-cap stocks stumbled, including insurer Bao Viet (BVH), private equity firm Masan (MSN) and property developer Vingroup (VIC).

Only six blue chips of the 30 stocks tracked by the index closed in the green.

On the Hanoi Stock Exchange, the HNX-Index managed to rise 0.35 percent to reach 82.23 points.

The HNX30 Index, comprising the bourse's top 30 shares in terms of capitalisation and liquidity, also increased 0.66 percent to close at 166.86 points.

The overall value and volume of trade reached 662.5 billion VND (31.25 million USD) and 64 million shares respectively.

Foreign investors reduced their net sales to 48.8 billion VND (2.3 million USD) on the day./.