VCSC Daily - Stocks slip, led by GAS, retailers - HPG, SBT, GMD, VHC
The VN-Index couldn't sustain yesterday's sharp rally, closing down four tenths of a percent on Wednesday. Volume was light at USD230mn across the country's three indices. GAS (-7.0%) was the top contributor to today's loss, extending a 21% plunge over the last four days amid a pullback in global crude oil prices. Consumer names also weighed on the index, led by VNM (-1.8%), FPT (-4.1%), MWG (-1.9%) and PNJ (-1.8%).