Investors monitor stock movements at International Royal Securities Co. (IRS) in Hanoi (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – The VN-Index of the southern bourse ended the first session of the week on June 25 up 7.35 points to 990.52 points.

Total transaction volume surpassed 142 million shares for a value of more than 3.36 trillion VND (147 million USD), with 175 stocks seeing prices up and 124 down, on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (HOSE).

The rally of stocks in the VN30, the top 30 stocks in terms of market capitalisation and liquidity on the HOSE, supported the rising trend of the VN-Index.

Rises of some bank stocks also helped shore up the VN-Index, with TCB, VIB and VCB enjoying increases of 700 VND (0.03 USD) to 1,300 VND (0.057 USD) per share.

Oil and gas shares were able to maintain the upward trend, with price rises seen for BRS, OIL, POS, GAS and PLX.  

Many stocks in the financial service sector also enjoyed rises, such as VND, SHS, MBS, TVS and ORS.

Foreign investors registered the third consecutive day of net purchase on June 25 with 2.2 million shares worth 63.79 billion VND (2.79 million USD) on the HOSE. HPG was the most sought after stock with more than 26.37 billion VND (over 1.15 million USD) worth of shares bought, followed by DXG (14.85 billion VND) and VCB (11.87 billion VND).  

On the Hanoi Stock Exchange, the HNX-Index rose by just 0.01 points to 111.99 points, with 82 stocks up and 78 down.

Total transaction value on the northern bourse during the day stood at 432.6 billion VND (18.92 million USD). Net sales by foreign investors came to 519,871 shares, worth 12.82 billion VND (560,875 USD).-VNA