The VN-Index had risen a total of 2.23 per cent in the previous two trading days.
The benchmark VN-Index on the Hồ Chí Minh Stock Exchange fell 0.44 per cent to end at 863.52 points.
The market trading condition turned very bad at the end of the day with total 312 stocks declining on the southern bourse while 82 increased
The large-cap basket VN30 was driven up 1.5 per cent by 27 of the 30 largest stocks by market value and trading liquidity
The VN-Index had advanced a total of 1.92 per cent in the first two trading days of the week.