Shares ended higher on Wednesday with the VN-Index extending its rally on banking stocks.
Shares ended mixed on Tuesday, with the market benchmark reversing course on large-cap stocks as domestic and foreign investors flocked back.
The market benchmark VN-Index on the Hồ Chí Minh Stock Exchange (HoSE) closed Thursday at 1,227.82 points, falling by 3.19 per cent or 40.46 points.
Shares continued their gains on Wednesday thanks to a strong buying force, supporting the uptrend of indices.
The market closed higher on Monday as a series of banking and real estate stocks surged, propelling the indices.
On the Hồ Chí Minh Stock Exchange (HoSE), the benchmark VN-Index rose 0.11 per cent to 1,163.10 points.