Viet Nam's stock market settled higher on the last trading session of the week as stocks in all sectors recovered from recent losses.
Shares plunged on Thursday as selling pressure continued to weigh the market sentiment.
Local chemical manufacturers have increased their inventories in order to ensure products available to meet the market needs.
The market settled down in Tuesday's trade, weighed by selling pressure as shares hit highs recently.
Cash flow will continue to help the stock market rise to new heights, but it was time for investors to focus on risk management, brokerages said.