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Vietnam's stock market index ends mixed

HANOI, Nov. 29 (Xinhua) -- Vietnam's national stock market index, VN-Index, closed at 507.78 points on Friday, up 0.07 points or 0.01 percent, from the previous trading day.

A total of about 101.245 million shares worth 1.153 trillion Vietnamese dong (VND) (54.65 million U.S. dollars) changed hands at the southern Ho Chi Minh City Stock Exchange. Prices of 86 stocks went up, 117 stocks fell down, while 100 stocks remained unchanged.

VN30-Index, the new benchmark index for the southern bourse which has been applied since Feb. 6, 2012 and tracks the 30 leading stocks by both market capitalization and liquidity, closed at 569.06 points, down 1.5 points or 0.26 percent. A total of 20. 769 million shares worth 472.1 billion VND (22.37 million U.S. dollars) were traded.

HNX-Index, the index of Vietnam's Hanoi Stock Exchange, concluded at 65.19 points, down 0.09 points, or 0.13 percent.

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