A customer at a trading floor of SSI Securities Inc (SSI). SSI gained 2.7 per cent on Monday. — Photo courtesy of the company
HÀ NỘI —Shares had a good start on Monday thanks to the support of stocks in the securities sector, attracting large cash flow into the market.
The market benchmark VN-Index on the Hồ Chí Minh Stock Exchange (HoSE) gained 0.22 per cent to end at 1,476.57 points.
The index had gained 1.16 per cent last week.
The market's liquidity was positive with 261 stocks rising, while 202 slid.
Investors poured over VNĐ34 trillion (US$1.5 billion) into the southern exchange, equivalent to a trading volume of VNĐ1.17 billion shares.
The 30 biggest stocks tracker VN30-Index gained 0.05 per cent, to end at 1,528.68 points. Fourteen in the VN30 basket climbed, while 16 decreased.
In the VN-30 basket, PVPower (POW) hit the daily limit rise of 7 per cent. HDBank (HDB) gained 3 per cent. Masan Group (MSN), SSI Securities Inc (SSI), Mobile World Group (MWG) and Vinhomes (VHM) all advanced more than 2 per cent. Tiên Phong Bank (TPB) rose by 1 per cent.
On the other side, Novaland (NVL) and The Việt Nam Rubber Group (GVR) were the ones that both lost more than 1 per cent. Many stocks also lost more than than 1 per cent, such as Hoà Phát Group (HPG), VPBank (VPB), Vietjet (VJC), Sabeco (SAB) and Techcombank (TCB).
The securities group attracted strong cash flow with many stocks reaching the ceiling prices, such as Asia - Pacific Securities Joint Stock Company (APS), Hoà Bình Securities JSC (HBS), Việt Nam Industrial & Commercial Securities Corporation (VIG), Wall Street Securities Company (WSS), BOS Securities Corporation (ART), Agribank Securities Corporation (AGR), Tân Việt Securities (TVS) and APG Securities JSC (APG).
Saigon-Hanoi Securities Co (SHS), Petrovietnam Securities Incorporated (PSI) and Guotai Junan Securities (Vietnam) Corp (IVS) all gained more than 7 per cent. VIX Securities Joint Stock Company (VIX) and Việt Dragon Securities Corporation (VDS) advanced more than 6 per cent. SSI Securities Inc gained 2.7 per cent.
In the group of agro-forestry-fishery, Hoang Anh Gia Lai Joint Stock Company (HAG) continued its steep gains and reached the highest price level in the past three years. Besides, Hoang Anh Gia Lai Agricultural JSC (HNG) advanced more than 4 per cent and Sao Mai Group Corporation (ASM) surpassed 5 per cent.
On the Hà Nội Stock Exchange (HNX), the HNX-Index gained 0.60 per cent to end Monday at 444.28 points.
During the trading session, nearly 204.5 million shares were traded on HNX, worth nearly VNĐ5 trillion. — VNS