ASEAN KEY DESTINATIONS
Asean Stock Watch- November 1
The Nasdaq composite slipped 52.74 points, or 1.93 per cent at 2,684.41.
Gold prices closed at US$1,721.96 an ounce, while crude oil settled at US$92.68 a barrel.
About 1.5 billion shares exchanged hands.
Losers beat gainers 344 to 128.
The SET50 index ended at 691.97 points, down 0.02 points or 0.00 percent, with a total trade value of 14.56 billion baht.
The SET100 index rose 0.52 points or 0.03% to stand at 1,493.52 points, with a total turnover of 16.71 billion baht.
The SETHD index went down 0.71 points or 0.07 percent to stand at 970.19 points, with total trade value of 4.07 billion baht.
The MAI index dropped 0.35 points or 0.14% to close at 242.44 points, with total transaction value of 144.99 million baht.
In Ha Noi, the HNX-Index rose 0.39 percent to finish today's session at 70.21 points. Market volume totalled nearly 60 million shares, worth over VND658 billion (US$31.3 million), an increase of 17.7 percent in volume and 30.3 percent in value, respectively, compared to Friday's levels.
Advancers inched up decliners by 143-103, with "hot stocks" shares from PetroVietnam Construction (PVX), Kim Long Securities (KLS) and VNDirect Securities (VND) all rising. KLS, on a
volume of over 9 million shares traded, and VND, with 5.38 million exchanged, became the most active codes in Hanoi, both hitting ceiling prices this morning.
In HCM City, the VN-Index declined 0.3 percent to close today at 420.81 points, with losers outnumbering gainers by 135-84.
Market value decreased 17 percent over Friday to just VND580.6 billion ($27.6 million) as nearly 37.9 million shares changed hands.
Blue chips tumbled as among the 10 largest shares led by market capitalisation, only food processor Masan Group (MSN) closed 1.6 percent higher to VND127,000 ($6.05) while others declined or closed unchanged.
Financial conglomerate Ocean Group (OGC), with 3.16 million shares traded, became the most active code in HCM City this morning, also hitting the daily limit of 5 percent to VND12,700 ($0.61).
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