Market wrap: Gains by VHM & VRE boost market before holidays. The VN-Index increased six tenths of a percent on Friday, closing at 979.6 points. For the week, the index was up 1.4%; however, it decreased 1.2% in the month of April. VHM (+2.0%) and VRE (+2.4%) were the top two contributors to the day’s gain. Energy tickers rose with POW (+3.1%) and NT2 (+0.7%) increasing. PPC (+4.4%) surged, hitting its all-time high.