Stocks continued to plunge on both exchanges on November 26.

The benchmark VN-Index on the HCM Stock Exchange slid to 377.90 points, off 1 percent from November 23's close, with twice as many losers as gainers.

Blue chips led the fall as the top 30 shares on the bourse lost more than 1 percent to stand at 445.62 points. Among the top 30, only real estate firm Hoang Anh Gia Lai Co (HAG), confectionery company Kinh Do Corp (KDC) and Sacombank (STB) rose slightly from 0.3-1 percent.

Only two codes had trades of more than 1 million shares, including Bac Giang Exploitable and Processing (BGM), with 1.78 million shares traded, and wood processor Duc Long Gia Lai Group (DLG) with 1.26 million shares exchanged. Both shares closed flat at 4,700 VND and 3,500 VND a share respectively.

On the Hanoi Stock Exchange, the HNX-Index also gave up 0.53 percent to finish the session at 50.96 points on a turnover of just 112 billion VND (5.4 million USD).

Sai Gon-Hanoi Bank (SHB) was the most active code on trades totalling 3.27 million shares, closing unchanged at 4,800 VND a share.-VNA