Both bourses see improved value

The market made a spirited comeback on October 16 as two benchmark indices reversed losses of the previous day to finish the session with improved value.

ASEAN discusses securities integration

The 15th CEOs meeting of the ASEAN Exchanges group, a three-day event hosted by the Hanoi Stock Exchange, opened here on Nov. 30, discussing plans to integrate member securities exchanges into the international financial field.

Inflation worries weigh on market

Blue chips plunged in the closing minutes of Dec. 22's session, dragging down indices on both of the nation's stock exchanges, as newly released data showed the full-year pace of inflation had exceeded the Government's targets and this week's hike to electricity rates fanned expectations of higher inflation next month.

Margin rule causes share sell-off

Stocks slumped as discouraged investors sold off shares deemed ineligible for margin trading by the two national stock exchanges on Oct. 12.

Indices plunge on both stock exchanges

Both of the nation's stock markets continued to decline on May 24, with the VN-Index dropping 3.7 percent to close at just 402.59 points. Only 13 codes on the HCM Stock Exchange posted gains, while 243 fell.

Shares roar back after opening slump

The VN-Index slumped at the opening of May 9 session on the HCM Stock Exchange but ended on a high, while shares in Hanoi built on early gains to shrug off last week's pullback.
Blue chips fail to lift indices Business

Blue chips fail to lift indices

Shares in both the Hanoi and HCM City bourses on April 26 retreated after a good performance on the previous session. In HCM City , blue chips tumbled, while securities shares were heavily traded in Hanoi .

Brokerages report heavy 2010 losses

Eighty-seven out of over 100 securities companies have posted their 2010 business results, and 24 of these incurred losses last year which totalled a combined 574 billion VND (27.5 million USD).

Profit-taking depresses shares

Profit-taking accelerated in the final minutes of on March 22's sessions on both the HCM City and Hanoi stock exchanges, causing stocks to plummet.

High inflation dims investor interest

Official confirmation of March's soaring inflation rate dampened excitement among stock investors on March 24, with figures released by the General Statistics Office (GSO) showing that consumer prices rose 2.17 percent in March compared to the previous month, the highest single-month inflation rate in 34 months.