Shares failed to maintain their rally on Tuesday with the market experiencing strong volatility with big variation in large-caps' prices.
Retailers in Hà Nội were told to increase stocks of essential goods by three-fold over average levels to ensure price stability amid the complex development of the COVID-19 pandemic.
While corporate earnings reporting no longer has an impact on overall market sentiment, all eyes will be on new developments of the second wave of coronavirus in Việt Nam.
The benchmark VN-Index on the Hồ Chí Minh Stock Exchange rose 0.17 per cent to end at 841.46 points, extending its rally for a fifth day with total growth of nearly 5.40 per cent.
Producers and distributors of essential goods are striving to ensure sufficient supply amid the return of COVID-19.