Steel stocks push Vietnam’s markets up hinh anh 1Hoa Sen Group inaugurates a new production line using non-oxidising furnace technology at the Dong Hoi Industrial Zone in the central province of Nghe An in June. (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) - The VN-Index came close to its one-year high in the morning session, however under the selling pressure of the afternoon session, it only rose 3.32 points to close at 627.87 points on June 8.

On the southern HSX bourse, foreign net buying reached nearly 174 billion VND. In which MBB topped with 1.26 million shares bought, HPG went after with 694,000 shares bought while foreigners also sold more than 200,000 shares of GAS.

On the HNX, foreign net buying reached 6.7 billion VND, with 210,000 shares of Viglacera Ha Long JSC (VHL) and 155,000 shares of KLF Joint Venture Investment International JSC (KLF) being bought. Foreign investors also bought 189,000 shares of PVS.

Ending the day, HNX-Index also rose 0.62 points to reach 83.81 points.

Total trading volume reached 123 million shares on the two bourses worth 4 trillion VND, much better than the previous trading sessions, said Sai Gon-Hanoi Securities Corp (SHS).-VNA