The VN-Index traded in positive territory throughout Thursday’s session before it tumbled in the final hour of trading to close down by a tenth of a percent. VNM (-1.4%) was the leading contributor to the day’s loss. Conversely, SAB (+1.5%) was the leading contributor among gainers as it bounced back from its fall on Wednesday. Banks were mixed as TCB (+2.3%), VPB (+2.3%) and VCB (+0.4%) increased. However, MBB (-1.7%) and BID (-0.3%) were among the day’s top 10 contributing decliners.