The markets continued to rise in both Ha Noi and Ho Chi Minh City yesterday, with the VN-Index in HCMC gaining 16.39 points to close at 377.83 points.
Almost all listed stocks rose, with 115 rising by the maximum allowed 5 percent.
The trading volume in HCMC was 15.39 million shares worth VND435.7 trillion (US$28 million).
The Ha Noi Securities Trading Center (HASTC) closed at 125.23 points as volumes surged to all-time high of 91.9 million shares and value to VND256.4 trillion (US$162 million).
The Asia Commercial Bank put on an impressive performance, with 1.8 million shares changing hands. The bank had earlier announced last year's dividend of up to 55 percent.