He said a similar incident happened in May 2008.
In foreign markets, the New York and Tokyo bourses also faced technical faults and suspended operations in 2005. The Nasdaq stock exchanges faced the problem in 2013 while the Indonesian and Indonesian bourses had errors in 2017.
Dung noted that the VN-30 Index saw no fluctuation when the HOSE paused operations as investors had to be cautious when investing in VN-30 Index futures in the Hanoi Stock Exchange.
Once the HOSE resumes, the final closing price on January 22 will be used as a reference price.
According to him, Vietnam’s securities market is performing well, supported by stable macro-economic development and strong foreign investment inflows. Therefore, investors should keep calm and manage risks so as not to miss opportunities.