April 29 Vietnam's benchmark VN Index
edged up 0.2 percent by midday on Tuesday in low liquidity, led
by gains in banking stocks and some blue chips.
Sacombank rose 1 percent, Eximbank gained
0.76 percent and Vietcombank rose 0.7 percent.
Petrovietnam Gas, the biggest firm by capitalisation,
was up 1 percent.
Food processor Masan group recovered from a 3.1
percent fall the previous day to finish up 0.53 percent. Most
energy and real estate firms fell in the morning session,
including Vingroup and HAGL.
Here is a snapshot of the VN Index at 0431 GMT.
VN Index 574.15
PREV. CLOSE 573.1
% CHANGE 0.18%
Change (%) 1-mnth -3.566
Change (%) 3-mnth 2.979
Change (%) 1-year 20.777
52-week high 609.46 25-Mar-14
52-week low 462.13 30-Aug-13
(Reporting by Martin Petty in Bangkok; Editing by Anand Basu)