Investors snap up bargain shares

Stocks made a surprise recovery on the HCM Stock Exchange on March 10, with the VN-Index gaining 2.55 percent to end the day at 482.49 points. The value of the day's trades rose sharply to 976.9 billion VND (45.4 million USD), with a total volume of 46.1 million shares.
Inflation fears weigh on shares Business

Inflation fears weigh on shares

The VN-Index retreated by nearly a percentage point on Feb. 16 to close at 513.11 points, reversing the previous day's moderate gains on the HCM Stock Exchange.

Foreign buys boost markets

Strong buys by foreign investors helped lift shares on the HCM Stock Exchange on Jan. 17, carrying the VN-Index to a close of 495.16 points, a gain of 1.21 percent over the previous day's session.

Shares recede after two-day rally

Shares slumped on both of the nation's stock markets on Dec. 16, led by a number of banking shares which receded from two prior days of gains.

Foreign investors boost City shares

Shares made only modest gains on the HCM Stock Exchange Oct. 7, on sluggish trading totalling just 36.5 million shares, worth only 977 billion VND (50 million USD).

Dow Jones rally lifts indexes

The VN-Index rose for the second day by 2.16 percent to close on Oct. 6's trade at 460.72 points, tracking Dow Jones' five-month high overnight.

Foreign investors drive market

Active trading by foreign investors helped the VN-Index register a second day of gains, closing the day's trade at 458.66 points.

Indices rise as volume falls

National stock indices turned around on Sept. 16 with HCM City 's VN-Index up 0.18 percent at 449.52 and Hanoi 's HNX-Index up 0.94 percent at 128.4.

Wary investors depress shares

The VN-Index fell back by 0.42 percent on July 15 to close at 505.19 points as investors on the HCM Stock Exchange raised new doubts about a hoped-for market recovery.

Shares tumble on falling volumes

After a week of gains, shares stumbled into a new week on May 31, with declines in the leading indices on both national stock exchanges and greatly reduced trading volumes and values.

Securities indices rebound on late rally

A strong rebound by blue chips on the two national stock exchanges on May 20 rescued the market from the threat of a prolonged downtrend, with indices soaring after several sessions of steep declines.

Bouncing blue chips buoy Index

A brighter situation in the US market soothed local investors and helped the VN-Index hold ground, closing on May 11 at 534.36 points.

Stocks soar on solid earnings on both bourses

Nearly three quarters of shares on the two national stock exchanges advanced on May 4, lifting indices to six-month highs, with investors upbeat on corporate earnings in the first quarter.
VN-Index rises for fifth straight day Business

VN-Index rises for fifth straight day

The VN-Index forged ahead on Christmas Eve, picking up a significant 8.38 points to close at 479.13 points on a sudden increase thanks to the large blue-chip buy orders from foreign investors to become the highest increase in the last two weeks.

City trading value breaks record

Huge sales pushed the VN-Index down 0.13 percent to close at 582.11 points, snapping its nine-day gaining streak on the HCM Stock Exchange.

Index starts month on uptick

The VN-Index began the new month on Sept. 1 by closing up for the fifth consecutive trading day, gaining 0.31 percent to end the session at 547.69.