Vietnam’s benchmark VN-Index rose 0.11% to 1109.54 points Wednesday in its fifth straight session in the green.
The index closed 1.23 points higher after gaining 10.49 points on Tuesday.
Trading on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (HoSE) increased by 15.6% to VND18.08 trillion ($769.85 million), one of the highest trading values recorded since the end of January.
The VN-30 basket, comprising the 30 largest capped stocks, saw 11 tickers gain.
NVL of property developer Novaland Group led with a 7% surge, followed by PDR of Phat Dat Real Estate Development, up 6.7%.
HPG of steelmaker Hoa Phat Group closed 3.9% higher and MSN of conglomerate Masan Group went up 2.6%.
Sixteen blue chips fell.
VCB of state-owned lender Vietcombank dropped 2% and GVR of Vietnam Rubber Group closed 1.1% lower.
Foreign investors were net sellers to the tune of VND163.29 billion, mainly selling VNM of dairy giant Vinamilk.
The HNX-Index at the Hanoi Stock Exchange, where mid and small caps list, was up 0.7% while the UPCoM-Index at the Unlisted Public Companies Market was up by 0.15%.