Steel stocks raced up, VN-Index rose more than 8 points

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Market fluctuated and differentiated in the session on 28/4. Similar to the previous session, the demand at the end of the session continuously increased and pushed many stocks in the portfolio of FTSE Vietnam 30 Index.

Foreign investors saw a positive trade when they net bought 393 billion dong in the 28/4 session. VHM, STB and MSN were the shares that foreign investors net bought over 100 billion dong. On the other side, VNM was sold the most with 68.7 billion dong.

According to BIDV Securities (BSC), VN-Index might fluctuate around 1.225-1.230 in the last session of the month.

Bao Viet Securities (BVSC) believes that the VN-Index will struggle with fluctuations in the next session.

Some notable international information

Closing April 28, the Dow Jones, Nasdaq and the S&P 500 all fell. Dow Jones lost 164.55 points, or 0.48%, to 33,820.38 points. The S&P 500 dropped 3.54 points, or 0.08%, to 4,183.18 points. During the session, the S&P 500 sometimes touched 4,201.53 points, a record high. Nasdaq fell 39.19 points, or 0.28%, to 14,051.03 points.

Stock markets in Asia – Pacific were mixed during the session on April 28. The MSCI Asia-Pacific Index excluding Japan decreased by 0.01%. In Japan, Nikkei 225 increased by 0.21% while Topix increased by 0.29%. China market went up with Shanghai Composite up 0.42% and Shenzhen Component up 0.942%. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng increased 0.45%. The South Korea’s Kospi decreased by 1.06%. Australia’s ASX 200 increased by 0.44%.

Closing April 28, Brent and WTI both increased. Brent oil futures rose 85 cents, or 1.3 percent, to $ 67.27 a barrel. WTI oil futures price increased 92 cents, or 1.5%, to $ 63.86 / barrel.

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