After posting a daily high of 996.3 within the first hour of trading on Tuesday, the VN-Index slid throughout the remainder of the day to close down three tenths of a percent. Trading value on HOSE jumped to USD214.5mn, which is above the one-month average of USD212.9mn. Banks had a down day, led by BID (-2%), VCB (-0.4%) and EIB (-2.3%). Gainers were led by VNM (+0.3%), GAS (+0.3%) and HPG (+0.47%). FRT (+6.9%) surged in the day’s trading session.