The VN-Index climbed out of negative territory in the last hour of trading on Wednesday to close up by a tenth of a percent. For September and Q3 2020, the VN-Index gained 2.7% and 9.7%, respectively. MSN (+1.9%) was the day’s top contributing gainer as it posted its first gain since September 23. Among bank tickers, STB (+3.8%) surged while VCB (-0.6%) was the leading contributor among decliners. CTD (+3.3%) ended a four-session losing streak.