December 13 was a mixed day on Vietnam’s stock market.

The VN-Index closed on HSX at 960.25 points, down 1.03 points (0.11 per cent), while the VN30-Index finished at 928.90 points, up 1.20 points (0.13 per cent).

On HNX, the HNX-Index closed at 107.30 points, down 0.37 points (0.35 per cent), the HNX30-Index 195.56 points, down 0.15 points (0.08 per cent), and the UPCoM-Index 53.87 points, down 0.28 points (0.53 per cent).

Liquidity on HSX was VND2.9 trillion ($124.7 billion) and on HNX was VND607.3 billion ($26.1 million).

Food and beverage stocks to gain ground included VCF and VNM, by 1.1 and 0.7 per cent, as TLG lost 1.9 per cent, DQC 0.9 per cent, and KDC 0.6 per cent. BHN closed at its opening price.

In banking, STB gained 1.6 per cent, VPB and SSI 0.2 per cent, and MSN 0.1 per cent, as CTG lost 1.5 per cent, MBB 1.3 per cent, BVH and BID 1 per cent, and VCB and TCB 0.7 per cent. TPB closed at its opening price.

In energy, NT2 rose 1.8 per cent, PVT 0.3 per cent, and GAS 0.1 per cent, as PPC lost 1.3 per cent, PVD 0.6 per cent, and PLX 0.3 per cent. PGD closed at its opening price.

The Top 5 shares bought by foreign investors were VSC, VNM, SSI, MSN and KBC.

HPG was the largest net sold share on HSX, followed by CTG, VIC, VJC and VHC.

VC3 was the largest net sold share on HNX, followed by NRC, SHS, TV2 and NDN.

On UPCoM, foreign investors bought 911,112 shares worth VND30.1 billion ($1.3 million).

They net sold on HSX by VND40.3 billion ($1.7 million) and net bought on HNX by VND25.3 billion ($1.1 million).