Vietnamese shares gave up on a four-day rally on Thursday as large-cap companies were hit by profit taking while regional markets declined on Fed meeting.
Vietnamese shares curbed their gains on Tuesday as selling increased when the benchmark VN-Index approached the 900-point level.
The market traded in the positive territory during the day but stronger profit taking in the later half of the afternoon sent some stocks down.
While corporate earnings reporting no longer has an impact on overall market sentiment, all eyes will be on new developments of the second wave of coronavirus in Việt Nam.
In the large-cap basket VN30, 16 of the 30 largest stocks by market capitalisation and trading liquidity increased while 12 declined
Large-caps recovered as the VN30-Index finished Tuesday up 0.17 per cent after slipping 0.36 per cent in the morning.
The benchmark VN-Index on the Hồ Chí Minh Stock Exchange gained 1.6 per cent to close at 861.16 points.