Stock market (February 18): VN-Index gained more than 3 points, oil & gas stocks attracted money

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After the prosperous movement of world oil prices last night, stocks of oil and gas group simultaneously increased sharply this morning. Many oil and gas stocks gained to the limit time such as PVD, PVS, PVO, PXS, and PVB.

As of 9h50, the VN-Index increased 3.12 points (0.27%) to 1,158.9 points, HNX-Index increased by 0.46% to 231.62 points, UPCoM-Index increased by 0.5% to 76.12. point.

After yesterday’s strong rally. The market opened in the red due to the impact of the VN30. As noted, VN30 shares fell deeply at the beginning but recovered after that. At present, in VN30 basket, there are 15 gainers, 13 losers and 3 unchanged stocks.

General market movements, in the first hour of trading in the morning, HOSE had 234 gainers while 143 decreased and 76 remained unchanged.

According to each industry group, oil and gas stocks rose sharply this morning. As noted, many oil and gas stocks gained to the limit time such as PVD, PVS, PVO, PXS, and PVB. Other codes in the group that recorded an increase of over 3% included BSR, OIL, GAS, PVP, and PVT.

Oil and gas stocks’ uptrend came from information about oil prices last night. On the world market, crude oil prices fluctuated in opposite directions this morning after soaring almost 2% in the previous session because cold weather in Texas (USA) caused the largest crude oil producing state in the US. close the door.

The US WTI light sweet crude oil continued to increase sharply by 1.1% to 61.8 USD / barrel at 7:10 (Vietnam time) on February 18. Meanwhile, the price of Brent crude oil delivered in April decreased slightly by 0.02% to 64.88 USD / barrel.

International market movements, US stocks on February 17 diverged when the Dow Jones bluechip rose nearly 100 points to a new record while the S&P 500 and Nasdaq closed in the red.

The Dow Jones industrial average sometimes dropped 180 points but then soared and ended up increasing 90 points, or nearly 0.3%.

The S&P 500 index dropped less than 0.1% to 3,931 points, of which technology stocks lost 1%. The tech-oriented Nasdaq Composite index also fell 0.6%, with Apple down 1.8%.

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