Stock Market Strong selling pressure sends stocks down The Saigon Times Daily Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019,18:53 (GMT+7) Strong selling pressure sends stocks downThe Saigon Times Daily An electronic board shows stock prices at a securities firm in HCMC. The VN-Index fell slightly to close the session at 993.05 points today, October 15 – PHOTO: THANH HOA HCMC – Selling pressure and investor caution pushed the VN-Index down slightly at 993.05 points today, October 15. With 133 stocks rising and 169 others falling, the benchmark index on the Hochiminh Stock Exchange declined 0.05% against the session earlier. Trade volume totaled 179.97 million shares, down 7% from the day earlier, and value dropped 7% at VND4.01 trillion. In block deals, there were 48.64 million shares worth VND1.3 trillion changing hands. Property firm VHM was the key reason behind the market decline as it slid 1.7% at VND86,400 per share. The market also saw poor trade of shares of gas firm GAS, dairy producer VNM, brewery firm SAB and steelmaker HPG, putting pressure on the VN-Index. Meanwhile, bank stocks prevented the southern bourse from suffering a heavier loss. Lender TCB closed the day up 1.5%, while lenders VCB, BID and VPB added 0.2%, 0.6% and 1.1%. Construction… Read full this story
Strong selling pressure sends stocks down have 188 words, post on english.thesaigontimes.vn at October 15, 2019. This is cached page on VietMaz. If you want remove this page, please contact us.