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Hanoi (VNA) - The VN-Index on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (HoSE) gained 9.57 points to settle at 978.04 points on August 13, with 213 million shares worth over 5 trillion VND (215 million USD) traded. 

On the Hanoi Stock Exchange, the HNX-Index increased by 2.05 points to end at 110.46 points, with 59.7 million shares valued at more than 847 billion VND (36.4 million USD) exchanged on the day. 

Among the group of VN30, which measures the performance of 30 stocks with the highest market capitalisation and liquidity on the HoSE, shares of CTD, DHG, GAS, HPG and ROS rose sharply, ranging from 2.6 percent to 4.4 percent. 

Meanwhile, VNM, VIC, MWG and BMP stocks dropped 0.7 percent, 1.3 percent, 1 percent and 1.9 percent, respectively. 

The market was driven by the banking sector’s stocks, with shares of ACB up 2.1 percent; BID, 2 percent; CTG, 6.2 percent; MBB, 4.7 percent; SHB, 8.6 percent, VCB, 0.5 percent; and VIB, 2.9 percent. 

Besides, shares of financial services such as HCM, IBC, PSI, SHS, SSI, VCI and VND also contributing to pushing the market. 

Foreign investors posted a net buy value of over 33.56 billion VND (1.52 million  USD) with more than 2.4 million shares on HoSE, and 34.45 billion VND (1.47 million USD) with over 1.4 million shares on HNX.-VNA