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.
Vietnamese shares posted the second biggest gain in the last month following the Government’s intention to block the spread of coronavirus across the country.
The Ministry of Industry and Trade has called for allowing all foreign investors to further participate in the petroleum retail market.
Vietnamese stock markets ended lower on Friday as a continued rise in coronavirus cases dashed hopes of a swift recovery from the pandemic-hit economic downturn.