VN-Index closes week down 0.6%

Vietnam’s stock market closed the week on a bleak note with shares of nearly 600 companies going down, outstripping increases in the shares of 350 companies.
The Hanoi Stock Exchange.
The Hanoi Stock Exchange.

On April 21, the benchmark VN-Index retreated by a slight 0.6% to end the final trading day of the week at 1,042.91 points.

In Hanoi, HNX-Index rose by 0.32 point to 206.92 while the UPCoM-Index of unlisted public companies edged up by 0.14 point to close at 77.99.

After falling to the lowest level in nearly two months, liquidity on the Ho Chi Minh City Stock Exchange (HoSE) saw an substantial improvement, with the value of order matching soaring by 57% from the previous session.