The benchmark VN-Index rose for the second day, gaining 1.63 points to stay at 1,193.17 points on April 5 (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – The benchmark VN-Index rose for the second day, gaining 1.63 points to stay at 1,193.17 points on April 5.

More than 241 million shares worth over 7.85 trillion VND (345.9 million USD) were exchanged on the HCM Stock Exchange (HoSE) on the day. 

Meanwhile, the HNX-Index on the Hanoi Stock Exchange rose 1.43 points to 136.75 points, with about 57 million shares worth 1.22 trillion VND (53.7 million USD) being traded.

Among large-cap stocks, gainers included Bao Viet Holdings (BVH), Sabeco (SAB) and Vingroup (VIC), whose shares were up 1,200 - 6,200 VND each, while Vinamilk (VNM)’s stocks declined by 2,700 VND per share.

Shares of the VN30 increased 3.37 points to reach 1,169.12 points, with nearly 40 million shares being traded, equivalent to 2.93 trillion VND (129.2 million USD). There were 12 declining stocks and 15 gaining ones while 3 others ended flat.-VNA