Ho Chi Minh City CPI up 0.4 percent in January

The January consumer price index (CPI) in Ho Chi Minh City in the lead up to the Lunar New Year holiday, or Tet, increased only 0.4 percent from last month though eight out of the 11 commodities in the CPI-measuring basket have risen, the Saigon Times Daily reported.

Blue chip sales weigh on shares

Blue chip stocks sold off heavily on July 18 afternoon, driving the VN-Index on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange down 0.13 percent to close the session at 496.84 points.

Fuel price hike drives stocks down

The unexpected news of a fuel price hike on March 28 weighed on the stock markets on March 29 as investors sold off in the morning session, but HCM City stocks managed to rally in the afternoon.

Fuel price hike to hit struggling business

Businesses already struggling to survive in both domestic and international markets are going to be very hard hit by the second rise in fuel prices in less than two months, economists say.
Declining blue chips erase early gains Business

Declining blue chips erase early gains

Declining blue chips late in the trading session on the HCM Stock Exchange on Feb. 28 pushed the VN-Index down to just 461.37 points – a decline of 1.2 percent from Friday's close – erasing gains made by shares during most of the session.