Vietnamese shares trimmed losses in late trade on Friday as strong buying force returned to market, helping revive investor appetite after a strain of sell-off earlier the day.
Vietnamese stocks struggled in volatile markets on Thursday with sentiment hit by increasing COVID-19 cases nationwide with VN-Index failing to maintain its uptrend.
Shares ended higher on Wednesday with the VN-Index extending its rally on banking stocks.
The Ministry of Planning and Investment's Small and Medium Enterprises Development Fund (SMEDF) expects to deploy direct lending for small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) from this year.
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 hit a fresh peak on Monday as strong buying force bolstered market sentiment.
Việt Nam’s stock exchange mixed on Thursday as the benchmark VN-Index reversed course to finish lower while the HNX-Index continued its rally.