VN-Index climbs to near 3-week high

Vietnam’s benchmark VN-Index rose 1.26% to 1,053.44 points Monday, highest in nearly three weeks.
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The index closed 13.13 points higher after losing 0.3 points on Friday.

Trading on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (HoSE) increased by 15.92% to VND10.78 trillion ($459.74 million).

The VN-30 basket, comprising the 30 largest capped stocks, saw 26 tickers gain.

GVR of Vietnam Rubber Group led with a 4.5% surge, followed by SSI of leading brokerage SSI Securities Corporation, up 4%.

VCB of state-owned lender Vietcombank closed 3.6% higher and BID of state-owned lender BIDV gained 2.9%.