The VN-Index added another 0.5 percent to reach 480.03 points on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange on September 6.

The VN30, tracking the city's 30 leading shares, also managed to surge 0.6 percent to 534.80 points. Only Vietinbank (CTG), Kinh Do Confectionery (KDC) and PetroVietnam Drilling Services (PVD) closed down.

On the exchange's electronic board, CTG plunged 14.4 per cent. Meanwhile, 21 others finished in the black, in which Ho Chi Minh City Infrastructure Investment (CII) hit its ceiling price.

The overall trading value jumped 61 percent compared to September 5's figure, totalling nearly 1.27 trillion VND (59.9 million USD) on a volume of 46.8 million shares.

On the Hanoi Stock Exchange, the benchmark HNX-Index dropped 0.3 percent to 60.45 points.

Liquidity was still remarkably low, with just 19.8 million shares changing hands. They were worth 132.3 billion VND (6.2 million USD).

The HNX30, composed of the northern bourse's largest stocks in terms of capitalisation and liquidity, fell 0.5 percent to 110.31 points.

Foreign investors remained as net buyers on the day by a combined value of 90.9 billion VND (4.2 million USD).-VNA