Vietnamese shares rebounded on Wednesday morning thanks to textile and seafood stocks.
The benchmark VN-Index on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange rose 0.22 per cent to close at 962.23 points.
About 158 million shares were traded on the southern bourse, worth VND3.3 trillion (US$141 million).
The index slid 0.28 per cent to close Tuesday at 960.13 points.
Many stocks in the textile and seafood sectors gained strongly such as Vĩnh Hoàn Corporation (VHC), up 1.7 per cent; Minh Phú Seafood Corporation (MPC), up 3.1 per cent; TNG Investment and Trading JSC (TNG), up 5.8 per cent; and Thành Công Textile Garment Investment Trading Joint Stock Company (TCM), up 3.1 per cent.
The large-cap VN30-Index rose 0.06 per cent to end the morning session at 869.02 points. Performance was mixed with 14 gainers and 13 decliners, while three stocks ended flat.
On the Ha Noi Stock Exchange, the HNX-Index was up 0.04 per cent to end at 104.20 points.
More than 13 million shares were exchanged on the northern market, worth VND152 billion.
The afternoon trading session opens at 1pm. — VNS