|Brokers at VNDirect Securities Corporation. More than 780 foreign investors were given trading accounts in the third quarter of the year. — Photo tinnhanhchungkhoan.vn|
HÀ NỘI — The Việt Nam Securities Depository (VSD) in the third quarter certified trading accounts for 782 foreign investors.
Sixty-six investors of the total were institutions and 716 were individuals.
In the past quarter, the agency removed accounts for seven foreign investors, including four institutional investors and three individuals.
In September alone, VSD issued account numbers for 270 foreign investors, including 29 institutional ones and 241 individuals.
Twenty-four foreign investors changed their account information while two investors quit the Vietnamese market.
After nine months, the total of active trading accounts was more than 35,000, including nearly 4,750 institutional investors and more than 30,300 individuals.
Foreign investors in September net-sold total VNĐ3.45 trillion (US$148.46 million) worth of local assets in September.
The benchmark VN-Index on the Hồ Chí Minh Stock Exchange gained total 2.67 per cent in September and the HNX-Index on the Hà Nội Stock Exchange was up total 6.57 per cent. — VNS