The benchmark VN-Index on the Hồ Chí Minh Stock Exchange (HoSE) was up 0.58 per cent to close at 1,008.87 points.
Shares declined further on Monday amid rising local investors’ profit-takings, but foreign investors took the chance to increase their holdings.
Vietnamese shares were steady on Friday with retail, material and brokerage sectors being at the centre of attention.
Việt Nam’s benchmark VN-Index closed above 1,000 points for the first time in one year as banks’ growth helped offset the increase of selling pressure.
Vietnamese shares extended rallies on Monday as material and brokerage firms advanced on strong domestic purchasing power.