Vietnamese shares made modest gains on Friday as strong growth of banks and tech firms neutralised increasing profit-taking pressure in consumer, retail and insurance stocks.
Shares ended on a negative note on Thursday due to profit-taking pressure dumping a series of large-cap stocks.
Vietnamese shares wiped out early gains to collapse on Tuesday, dragged by banking, consumer and energy sectors on stronger profit taking.
Vietnamese markets are forecast to experience some volatility with alternate corrections while moving upward next week, with strong support from heavy-weight stocks.
Vietnamese shares extended losses on Friday after foreign investors extended their net selling streak, further damping investor sentiment.