Strong domestic purchasing is expected to keep Vietnamese shares upbeat this week, securities firms have forecast.
US President Donald Trump said early Friday he and First Lady Melania had tested positive for the coronavirus.
Mid-cap and small-cap stocks boosted the local market on Wednesday while the market sentiment was weighed down by the US presidential election debate.
Republican President Donald Trump and Democratic rival Joe Biden battled fiercely over Trump's leadership on the coronavirus pandemic, the economy and taxes in a fiery first debate on Tuesday marked by Trump's repeated interruptions.
Việt Nam’s stock market rally may slow this week as investors eye profits but the one-month projection is still optimistic.
Ambassador Đặng Đình Quý, head of the permanent Vietnamese mission to the UN, has called on relevant parties in Libya to soon resume peace negotiations.