Demand for office-for-lease to be up in Q.4 Business

Demand for office-for-lease to be up in Q.4

The office-for-lease market is likely to see a large number of customs in the fourth quarter of this year, CB Richard Ellis Group (CBRE) in Vietnam and Savills Vietnam Company forecasted.
Stocks trip over blue-chip sell-off Business

Stocks trip over blue-chip sell-off

A sudden sharp sell-off of blue chips on May 5 sent shares plunging on the HCM Stock Exchange, causing the VN-Index to close down by 1.5 percent to 479.29 points.

Holiday euphoria continues in HCM City

Stocks continued their pre-holiday upswing on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange on May 4 as trading resumed after a long holiday weekend. The VN-Index gained an additional 1.35 percent to close the May 4's session at 486.58 points.

Blue chip trades trump pessimism

An active trading on specific blue chips helped stocks on the HCM City market rally on April 20 despite a recording-breaking city inflation rate in April, its highest since May 2008.

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.

Plunging blue chips drag on Index

The VN-Index fell for a fourth day in a row on March 17, dropping 0.66 percent to close at 460.53 points, led by heavy declines in insurer Bao Viet Holdings (BVH) and financial conglomerate Masan Group (MSN).

Blue chips lift VN-Index

Blue chips performed well in the morning of March 8 to lift the VN-Index on the HCM City market for the third day in a row.

Late buys turn markets around

Stocks closed essentially unchanged on the HCM Stock Exchange on Feb. 23 while shares on the Hanoi market achieved stronger gains after a strong wave of bottom-catching late in the session.

Forex concerns haunt markets

Concerns over foreign exchange rates began cooling amongst investors, which helped slowing the market falls on Feb. 17.

Stocks gain on positive demand

Positive trading helped local stocks gain points for the third day on Jan. 13, with VN-Index of HCM Stock Exchange inching up 1.19 percent to 484.12 points.

Securities shares depress indices

A plunge in the value of shares of Saigon Securities Inc (SSI) weighed down stock indices on Dec. 29 and stoked investor concerns over year-end trends.

Investors make tentative return

The VN-Index gained 1.45 percent on Oct. 26 to close at 455.12 points, as the volume of trades on the HCM Stock Exchange jumped by 23 percent over Oct. 25's level, to 34 million shares, worth a combined total of 821.1 billion VND (42.1 million USD).

Penny stock rally sustains sluggish market

A rally in penny stocks lifted the VN-Index for a third straight day on Oct.25, with the index closing up 0.76 percent to 448.61 points, even in the face of bad news about the nation's inflation rate.

Stock markets stagnate on sluggish trades

The VN-Index closed largely unchanged at 459.32 points following Monday's trades, while market volume on the HCM Stock Exchange dropped to its lowest level since the beginning of the year.

Indices slip on sluggish trade

Shares closed off slightly for a second day on the HCM Stock Exchange, with the VN-Index slipping by 0.17 percent on Oct.18 to end the session at 457.59 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.