As of September 05, HSX had 171 losers and 99 gainers in the morning session on August 5, with the VN-Index closing down 1.23 points (0.13 per cent) to 974.71 points. Total trade was over 80 million units worth VND1.8 trillion ($77.3 million), down 13.62 per cent in volume but up 1.21 per cent in value compared to the previous session. Put-through transactions totaled 4.36 million shares worth VND96.97 billion ($4.1 million).
The HNX-Index also saw strong movements that pushed it below its reference level and selling pressure increased towards the close. HNX had 54 losers and 34 gainers, with the HNX-Index falling 0.39 points (0.35 per cent) to close at 110.84 points. Total trade was 20.45 million units worth VND293.93 billion ($12.6 million), down 3.54 per cent in volume and 20.29 per cent in value compared to the previous session. Put-through transactions were 1.42 million shares valued at VND28.9 billion ($1.2 million). Hai My reports on VNeconomictimes.
Among the Top 10 largest caps, VHM rose slightly, by 0.8 per cent, and CTG increased 0.2 per cent, VIC 0.4 per cent, and VCB 0.3 per cent, while MSN closed at its opening price and VNM lost 0.9 per cent, SAB 0.4 per cent, GAS 0.6 per cent, TCB 0.2 per cent, and HPG 0.1 per cent.
Blue chips such as VRE, VPB, PLX, NVL, and MWG also traded under their reference price.
While CTG and VCB edged downwards, BID recovered to VND32,700 ($1.4), up 0.6 per cent.
FLC led in liquidity, with 4.22 million units, but lost 0.5 per cent.
Major losers on HNX included ACB, by 0.8 per cent to VND37,700 ($1.6), PVS 1.8 per cent to VND21,400 ($0.91), VCG 0.6 per cent to VND17,400 ($0.74), and VCS 0.2 per cent to VND90,900 ($3.9).
The Top 5 strongest trading stocks on HNX in the morning session were SHB, with 3.55 million units, PVS with 2.63 million, ACB with over 2 million, KLF with 1.58 million, and VGC with 1.1 million.
The UPCoM-Index lost 0.44 points (0.85 per cent) to close at 51.11 points, with total trade of 4.9 million shares worth VND60.31 billion ($2.59 million). Put-through transactions totaled 619,182 shares valued at VND11.62 billion ($499,350).