The benchmark VN-Index on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (HoSE) declined by 1.85 percent to stand at 971.99 points at 2:43pm, as the DPRK-USA Hanoi Summit Vietnam concluded sooner than schedule (Photo: VNA)
 
Hanoi (VNA) – The benchmark VN-Index on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (HoSE) declined by 1.85 percent to stand at 971.99 points at 2:43pm, as the DPRK-USA Hanoi Summit Vietnam concluded sooner than schedule.

Shares worth over 4.48 trillion VND (193.12 million USD) were exchanged on the HoSE during the course of the day. There were only 94 advancing codes while up to 214 declining.

Meanwhile, the HNX-Index on the Hanoi Stock Exchange (HNX) lost 1.64 points to settle at 105.86 points, with 57 increasing and nine decreasing codes.

Stocks of major sectors, including banking, petroleum, security and property, ended in the red and heavily influenced the market.

The second summit between US President Donald Trump and leader of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) Kim Jong-un ended without any joint statement being issued, according to the White House. 

The office further said the subsequent meetings between the two leaders will take place in the future.-VNA