Staff work at the Hanoi Stock Exchange (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – The VN-Index ended with most stocks in green on June 8, the last trading day of the week, helping it maintain the uptrend of the previous days to rise by over two points to approximate 1,040 points.

The benchmark index on the HCM Stock Exchange (HOSE) fell continually at first, even down to 1,027 points. Later, buying demand appeared at mid-day and boosted VN-Index by 2.32 points to 1,039.01 points at the end of the trading session.

More than 148 million shares were traded at a transaction value of over 4.49 trillion VND (196.88 million USD).

Among the large-cap stocks, VIC, VHM and BVH stayed unchanged from the previous day while VCB and CTG respectively grew by 1,000 VND and 200 VND per share. VNM, SAB, MSN and GAS recorded declines in their prices, down 300 – 3,000 VND per share.

In the VN30 basket, which measures the 30 largest stocks by market capitalization on the HOSE, 16 stocks decreased while five others were unchanged and nine witnessed price increases.

The VN30-Index dropped by 0.88 point to 1,025.87 points with over 46 million units worth some 2.1 trillion VND (92.29 million USD) traded.

Meanwhile, the HNX-Index on the Hanoi Stock Exchange (HNX) closed at 119.86 points, up 0.87 point, with nearly 44 million shares traded at a total value of about 610 billion VND (26.8 million USD).

The HNX30-Index, tracking the 30 leading shares in terms of market capitalization on the HNX, inched up 0.51 point to 218.14 points when about 21 million units were traded at over 422 billion VND (18.55 million USD).

The UpCoM Index on the Unlisted Public Company Market (UpCoM) gained 0.04 point to 53.61 points. A total of nearly 21 million shares worth approximately 359 billion VND (15.78 million USD) were traded.-VNA