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Vietnam's capital Hanoi stock index ends up

HANOI, Aug. 26 (Xinhua) -- Stock market index of Vietnam's capital Hanoi, HNX-Index, closed at 85.69 points on Tuesday, up 0. 89 points, or 1.04 percent, against the previous trading session.

A total of 90.55 million shares worth 1.163 trillion Vietnamese dong (55.12 million U.S. dollars) were traded at the Hanoi Stock Exchange on Tuesday, a decrease of 0.03 percent in volume and an increase of 1.22 percent in value against Monday.

Prices of 109 stocks went up, 93 stocks fell down, while 78 stocks remained unchanged.

HNXFF-Index, the new benchmark to replace the HNX-Index from December 2014, closed at 85.59 points, up 1.01 points or 1.19 percent on Tuesday.

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