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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.
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Shares stall on sluggish volumes

The VN-Index closed up a modest 0.13 percent Sept. 22 to 453.9 points, while the volume of trade on the HCM Stock Exchange declined by a whopping 42 percent from the previous day's level to just 33.3 million shares, worth a combined 907 billion VND (46.5 million USD).
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Markets snap six-day win streak

The VN-Index receded 1.16 percent on Sept.7 to close at 460.59 points, ending six consecutive sessions of gains on the HCM Stock Exchange.
    
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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.
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Shares rebound on stronger volume

Trading volume on the HCM Stock Exchange on August 31 leapt by 64 percent over August 30's session to a total of 54.2 million shares, helping lift the VN-Index to close at 455.08 points, a gain of 2.37 percent on the day.
Domestic shares track global slump Business

Domestic shares track global slump

Slumping global markets concerned over China’s slowing economic growth, an unexpected decline in US consumer confidence, and Japanese unemployment level, depressed the domestic markets on June 30, dragging down indices on both national stock exchanges
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Shares low in north, up in south

Sluggish trading in blue chips on the HCM Stock Exchange on June 17 held the VN-Index to a close of 510.76, largely unchanged from the previous session.
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Hoa Phat Group acquires coke producer

Hoa Phat Group Co (HPG) has bought up nearly all outstanding shares in the Hoa Phat Energy Joint Stock Co, increasing its stake from 50 percent to 99.86 percent and turning the energy firm into the group's 11th subsidiary.
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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.
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Profit-takers fail to stall latest rally

The VN-Index rose for a fourth consecutive session on April 27, with capital still pouring into large cap shares, although volumes on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange declined from the previous session.
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Stocks soar to 18-month high

Investor excitement heated up on the HCM Stock Exchange on Oct. 14 driving the VN-Index over 600 to its highest close since March 2008.
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Profit-takers drag Index back to 500

Investors sought to cash in on last week’s rally on Aug. 17, and heavy profit-taking pulled the VN-Index back down to 500.08, a decline on the day of 1.36 percent.
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Stocks stand pat as Hanoi suffers glitch

An increase in buys at the very end of August 6’s session on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange enabled the VN-Index to stave off pressure from profit-takers earlier in the day, allowing the Index to close almost unchanged at 481.44, a gain of just 0.03 percent.
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Shares stall as volumes decline

Significant buys early in the day softened July 8’s overall market decline, as the VN-Index closed down a negligible 0.19 percent to 446.79.