EIB of private lender Eximbank and ROS of construction firm FLC Faros hit their ceiling prices with gains of 6.8 percent each.
They were followed by SBT of agricultural exporter TTC-Sugar, up 3.4 percent, SSI of brokerage SSI Securities Corporation, 3.3 percent, MWG of electronics retailer Mobile World, 3.2 percent, and REE of appliances maker Refrigeration Electrical Engineering, also up 3.2 percent.
Stocks in real estate and construction performed mostly positively this session, with KDH of Khang Dien House rising 2.5 percent, TCH of Hoang Huy Group 1.3 percent, and NVL of Novaland with 0.6 percent. VHM of Vinhomes was the only one that fell, edging down 0.2 percent.
In the opposite direction, VJC of budget carrier Vietjet Air was the biggest loser with 1.7 percent, followed by PLX of gasoline distributor Petrolimex, 1.5 percent, and GAS of energy giant PetroVietnam Gas with 1.2 percent.
Most of the remaining losers were tickers in the banking sector, unlike the previous session where most of them gained.
Of Vietnam’s three largest state-owned lenders by assets, BID of BIDV, VCB of Vietcombank and CTG of VietinBank shed 1.3 percent, 1 percent and 0.1 percent respectively. MBB of mid-sized Military Bank was also down by 0.2 percent.
In the private banking sector, HDB of HDBank lost 1.4 percent, TCB of Techcombank fell 0.7 percent and VPB of VPBank kept its opening price. STB of Sacombank added 0.9 percent.
VIC of private conglomerate Vingroup, HoSE’s largest cap, was down 0.7 percent, and VRE of its retail arm Vincom Retail shed 0.3 percent.