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Hanoi (VNA) –The VN-Index on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (HOSE) on March 21 increased for three consecutive days to reach 1,170 points, up nearly 10 points over the previous day.

In early morning, the index rose 7.78 points to 1,167.17 points, which over 6 million shares worth nearly 141 billion VND changed hands.

It then surged to 1,172 points before falling to 1,170 points at the end of the session.

The VN30 rose 13.07 points to 1,147.26 points. More than 77 million units valued at 3,898 billion VND were traded.

Meanwhile, in the HNX-Index closed at 134.96 points, down 0.32 points. As many as 69 million shares were traded with a total value of 1,268 billion VND.

The HNX30 saw a rise of 0.1 points to 259.81 points on the day.

The UpCoM-Index fell 0.44 points to 60.64 points. The transaction volume reached over 20 million units worth 350 billion VND. – VNA