Both indexes drop after ten cons
drop after ten consecutive increases
Both the VN-Index and HASTC-Index
today suffered losses after consecutively setting up new records for ten
consecutive trading sessions.
The VN-Index failed to reach
the 1.000 point level as predicted earlier. Ending the first call-matching, the
index gained 19.1 points and reached a record high of 1012.7 points. However, at
the second call matching, the index dropped to 975.3.
After the third call
matching, the VN-Index lost a total of 1.9%, equivalent to 18.64 points and
closed at 964.96.
There were 36 gainers
against 48 losers while 24 others remained the same.
Of the 48 losers, 28 symbols
reduced by more than 4.5%. Many blue-chips including VNM, FPT, KDC, REE and SAM
were in this list.
STB of Sacombank continued
to gain VND 3.500 (4.61%), closing at VND 79,500 a share and continued to top in
volume with nearly 1.2 million shares traded, VNM and VSH followed with nearly
750,000 and 700,000 shares traded respectively.
Many other shares have their
volumes exceeding 100,000. These included PVD, KHP, CII, TDH, HAP, DRC, BBT,
VIP, REE, TYA, FPT, BBC, GMD, TTP, KHA, DPC, TAC and PGC.
Total market volume
increased sharply with 13,27 million securities traded (up 41.80% against the
previous trading session), including 9.65 million shares, 1.1 million fund
certificates and 2.5 million bonds for a total value of nearly VND 1.38 trillion
(up 35.49% of the January 16 trading session.)
The HASTC-Index today also
dropped 11.56 points (3,58%), the first decrease after ten consecutive
increases, to close at 311.24.
were 34 gainers against 29 losers and 23 others unchanged. A total of 3.18
million shares traded for VND 290 billion.