While large-cap stocks lost momentum, mid-cap and small-cap stocks were also hit by profit-taking pressure.
The movement of the Vietnamese market did not comply with Asian stocks, which continued growing Tuesday after both the US and China showed willingness to resolve their trade war.
The benchmark VN-Index on the Hồ Chí Minh Stock Exchange gained 0.67 per cent to end at 1,022.43 points.
With about one-third of the top 30 largest companies by market capitalisation and trading liquidity having released Q3 earnings reports, there is still room for growth.
In the banking sector, Vietcombank shares rose 1.9 per cent to close at VNĐ86,900 per share. It is the highest value since the bank’s debut on August 5, 2009.