The VN-Index is expected to stay in a downtrend this week, analysts said, adding that liquidity stayed low, implying buying demand was weak.
Shares ended higher on Thursday after facing strong correction in the previous session thanks to the gains of large-cap stocks.
Benchmark indices ended the week on a positive note, as risk appetite improved ahead of a long holiday.
Vietnamese shares extended losses on Friday as large-cap stocks in a series of industries suffered selling pressure, especially banking, securities and steel.
Vietnamese shares dropped on Thursday as large-cap stocks were hit by strong selling pressure, especially during the ATC session.