The VN-Index ended a three-session losing streak as it closed up by six tenths of a percent with 183 gainers against just 97 decliners. VCB (+0.8%) was the leading contributor to the day’s gain. Fellow banks BID (+0.5%) and TCB (+0.7%) also edged up. On the other hand, HDB (-0.9%) declined for the second straight day. Rubber manufacturer GVR (+4.1%) has climbed 5.5% so far this week. PLX (+2.1%) and POW (+3.2%) both reached eight-week highs.