Vietnamese shares struggled on Friday on low liquidity and falling large-caps stocks as selling pressure persisted.
SHB was given an approval from the State Bank of Việt Nam to increase its charter capital from current VNĐ19.2 trillion (US$843.2 million) to VNĐ26.6 trillion ($1.16 billion).
Shares narrowed gains towards the end of the trading session on but still managed to post slight gains, witnessing a large divergence among large-caps.
Việt Nam's stock market finished lower on Tuesday on strong selling forces from both local and foreign investors.
The market rose on Wednesday after two correcting sessions, while the liquidity fell sharply.
Vietnamese shares gave up initial gains on Monday as investors dumped stocks in the large-cap group, pushing down indices.
Shares tread water on the Hồ Chí Minh Stock Exchange on Thursday as slumps of some heavyweight shares bit into the market’s gain in the morning.
But foreign investors continued to net sell on both two main exchanges, but the value was much smaller.
Shares settled down on Tuesday as strong selling pressure weighed the market.