Trading on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (HoSE) surged 29% to 29.76 trillion VND (1.23 billion USD).
Nine blue chips gained. Notably, MWG of electronics retail chain Mobile World rose 3% and VIB of Vietnam International Commercial Bank advanced 2.9%.
Foreign investors were net sellers to the tune of 1.2 trillion VND, mainly selling HPG of Hoa Phat Group and STB of Sacombank.
The HNX-Index for stocks on the Hanoi Stock Exchange fell 0.08% while the UPCoM-Index decreased 0.10%.