Shares plunged on Thursday as selling pressure continued to weigh the market sentiment.
Shares advanced for five straight sessions to reach a fresh peak, bolstered by a dramatic injection of cash flow into banking and securities stocks, pushing up indices.
The prices of raw materials for food processing have increased continuously since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, which is expected to dramatically affect the profits of food firms in 2021.
HCM City will continue with its annual price stabilisation programme for dairy products well past the Lunar New Year early next year, according to its Department of Industry and Trade.
Vietnamese stock markets ended Thursday on a positive note, largely led by gains in financial shares and heavy-weight stocks.