The VN-Index suffered its first negative session of November as it inched down by less than a tenth of a percent on Thursday. VIC was the leading contributor to the day’s small loss. Conversely, its subsidiary VHM (+0.1%) reached * a fresh all-time high and has skyrocketed nearly 16% in the past eight trading sessions. Among banks, BID (+2.0%) climbed to a 19-month high while EIB (+5.7%) surged to a four-month high. HPG (+3.2%) has increased 4.4% since Tuesday.