Shares bounced back slightly in the afternoon trade but the VN-Index still lost 5.11 per cent - the biggest daily retreat since the first quarter of 2020.
Việt Nam's stock market rose on Friday as investors still focused on banking and real estate sectors.
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.
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