Despite the selling pressure in many sectors, the VN-Index still gained slightly in the trading session on the last day of October, thanks to the effort of the pillar stocks. In contrast, steel stocks continued to be engulfed in the red color due to heavy losses in the third quarter.
The VN-Index continued to free fall in the trading session on October 25, losing 24 more points to near 960 points, then rebounded by nearly 12 points at the end of the trading session after the “Black Monday" when the VN-Index lost the 1,000-point mark and the market capitalization evaporated more than VND134.2 trillion.
Vietnam’s stock market took place negatively in the morning trading session on October 24 due to strong selling pressure across the market. The VN-Index closed the morning trading session at only 996.45 points after dropping by nearly 24 points, with several real estate and securities stocks hitting the floor.
Although the global stock market was gloomy, the cash flow actively poured into Vietnam's stock market for bottom-fishing right from the beginning of the trading session on October 12, causing the VN-Index to rebound robustly, fueled by foreign investors’ net buying of up to VND1.3 trillion in the whole market.
With several negative information in the market, the VN-Index continued to decrease by nearly 39 points in the last session of the week on October 7. Market capitalization on the HoSE lost another VND153.5 trillion in the trading session to VND4.12 quadrillion. The VN-Index was in the top five Asian stock indexes with the sharpest drop on October 7.