Shares advanced at the start of the week with record trading value, propped up by solid investor confidence in a long-term uptrend.
The VN-Index unexpectedly missed the 1,100-point landmark on Wednesday as many heavyweight stocks lost value in the last trading minutes under high profit-taking pressure.
Forty largest companies by market capitalisation posted a 15 per cent annual decline in total pre-tax profit after nine months.
On the Hồ Chí Minh Stock Exchange, the VN-Index lost 10 points, or 1.09 per cent to end the session at 950.8 points.
The benchmark VN-Index on the Hồ Chí Minh Stock Exchange edged up 0.02 per cent to close Friday at 888.97 points.