Shares climb on real estate, insurance stocks

March 21, 2022 - 17:30

Shares had a good start on Monday thanks to the growth of real estate and insurance stocks.


Novaland (NVL)'s office in An Phú Ward, District 2, HCM City. NVL rose 6.9 per cent Monday. — Photo courtesy of Novaland

HÀ NỘI — Shares had a good start on Monday thanks to the growth of real estate and insurance stocks.

On the Hồ Chí Minh Stock Exchange (HoSE), the VN-Index rose 1.76 per cent to close the trading session at 1,494.95 points.

More than 792 million shares were traded on the southern exchange, worth VNĐ24.2 trillion (US$1.06 billion).

The benchmark’s rallies were driven by large-cap stocks, mostly in the real estate and insurance sectors. Thereby, the 30 biggest stocks tracker VN30-Index climbed 1.74 per cent to 1,502.67 points.

Twenty-seven stocks of the VN30 basket posted positive performance on Monday, while two slid and one ended flat.

Data compiled by showed that cash flow was moving into real estate and insurance stocks as there were many strong gainers with abundant liquidity like Vietnam National Reinsurance Corporation (VNR) (3.7 per cent), Military Insurance Company (MIG) (6.9 per cent), Bảo Minh Insurance Corporation (BMI) (6 per cent), Bảo Việt Holdings (BVH) (4.3 per cent), Novaland (NVL) (6.9 per cent), Đất Xanh Group (DXG) (6.9 per cent) and Phát Đạt Real Estate (PDR) (6.9 per cent).

“After a series of cautious sessions, investors pounded their money into the market today,” said BIDV Securities Co.

“The reaction of markets around the world including Việt Nam after the Fed increased rates was quite positive as the Fed only raised 0.25 per cent instead of 0.5 per cent. This phenomenon has made investor sentiment become more positive and return to trading in the market,” it said.

“Foreign investors were strong net buyers on the HoSE while net sellers on the Hà Nội Stock Exchange (HNX). The liquidity increased again, the cash flow spread to many sectors as well as the weakening effect of negative macro information is making the VN-Index become quite attractive,” it said.

Foreign investors net bought VNĐ1.09 trillion on HOSE, including Sacombank (STB) with VNĐ116.22 billion, Geleximco (GEX) with VNĐ113.40 billion and PetroVietnam Gas JSC (GAS) with VNĐ60.87 billion. Foreign investors were net sellers on HNX with a value of VNĐ12.89 billion.

On the Hà Nội Stock Exchange, the HNX-Index closed Monday at 458.29 points, up 1.57 per cent.

During the session, nearly 100.4 million shares were traded on the bourse, worth over VNĐ3 trillion. — VNS