VN-Index rises 0.57%

Vietnam’s benchmark VN-Index rose 0.57% to 1040.8 points on April 26.
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The index closed 5.95 points higher after losing 6.51 points on Tuesday.

Trading on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (HoSE) increased by 21.39% to VND11.43 trillion ($911.08 million).

The VN-30 basket, comprising the 30 largest capped stocks, saw 15 tickers gain.

HPG of steelmaker Hoa Phat Group led with a 4.5% rise, followed by TCB of the largest private lender Techcombank, up 3.4%.

HDB of HDBank closed 3% higher and VIB of lender VIB gained 2.2%.

Six blue chips fell, with VHM of property developer Vinhomes losing 4.4%.