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Hanoi (VNA) – VN-Index saw a fifth consecutive day of rise, reaching to 1,035 points on June 6.

Total transaction value on both bourses hit 5.73 trillion VND (252.12 million USD) on the day.

Selling pressure was strong at the beginning of the session on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (HOSE), making the VN-Index to go around the reference benchmark.

However, in the afternoon, the prices of many codes regained upturn trend, including those in retail, home appliance production and construction material.

Among the largest stocks by market capitalisation, shares of VHM, CIC, CTG, TCB and VCB also enjoyed rise in price. However, the prices of SAB and VNM saw a drop of 0.24 percent and 1.13 percent, respectively.

At closing of the session, the VN-Index increased 11.76 points to 1,034.5 points.

At the same time, the HNX-Index also 2.23 points to 120.42 points, while the UPCOM-Index saw additional 0.18 points to 53.78 points.-VNA