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Vietnam's southern stock market ends down

Xinhua, October 27, 2015 Adjust font size:

VN-Index, the stock market index of Ho Chi Minh (HCM) City bourse in south Vietnam, closed at 598.44 points on Tuesday, down 0.17 points, or 0.03 percent, against the previous trading day's closing session.

About 106.258 million shares worth 1.945 trillion Vietnamese dong (VND) (88.86 million U.S. dollars) changed hands at the southern HCM City Stock Exchange. Prices of 105 stocks went up, 117 stocks fell down, while 71 stocks remained unchanged.

VN30-Index, the new benchmark index for the southern bourse, which tracks the 30 leading stocks by both market capitalization and liquidity, closed at 611.57 points, down 0.64 points, or 0.1 percent.

A total of 32.716 million shares worth 709.92 billion VND (32.43 million U.S. dollars) were traded on Tuesday. Enditem