Investors at Bao Viet Securities Company (BVSC)
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Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam’s benchmark VN Index ended November with a volatile session with more than half of the blue chips closing in negative territory due to investors’ worries about the market’s prospect.

The benchmark index on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange narrowed its declining rate from as much as 0.61 percent to 0.03 percent at the end of the day, finishing at 926.54 points.

The southern market index has lost total 0.40 percent in the last two trading sessions but posted a weekly gain of 0.93 percent.

The HNX Index on the Hanoi Stock Exchange rallied for a third trading day, rising 0.63 percent to finish at 104.82 points.

The northern market index has increased by total 1.57 percent after the last three sessions and the three-day rally has helped the market index close up 0.53 percent week on week.

The VN Index rose a total of 1.29 percent in November while the HNX Index has fallen total 0.50 percent during the month.

Large-cap stocks dominated the market movement on November 30, Bao Viet Securities Company (BVSC) said in a note. The VN30 Index had the similar pattern with the benchmark VN Index.

The large-cap VN30 Index ended the session down 0.31 percent at 894.79 points, narrowing its decline as much as 0.80 percent.

Nearly 193 million shares were traded on the two exchanges, worth 4.56 trillion VND (202.7 million USD).

Trading figures on November 30 were up 21.4 percent in volume and 36 percent in value compared to the previous day.

Foreign investors posted 22.7 billion VND in net buy value, which was down more than 78 percent from November 29’s number.-VNA