The benchmark VN-Index on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (HOSE) rose by 25.05 points, or 2.7%, to reach 951.59 points as the prices of 224 stocks increased and 82 others declined.
More than 209.8 million shares were traded at over VND4.88 trillion (US$209.2 million) on the southern bourse.
Large-cap stocks were among the biggest contributors to the market. They included GAS, up 6.8% to VND97,000 per share; VNM, up 4.4% to VND133,600; HPG, up 4.8% to VND34,800; and MSN, up 2.8% to VND82,200.
Banking stocks were also a driving force for the upward trend. Notably, BID climbed 6.8% to hit VND33,550 per share. CTG hiked up 5%, MBB by 2.8%, SHB 2.7%, STB 5.3%, TCB 4.4%, and VCB by 4.7%.
Green also dominated oil and gas stocks such as PVB, up 4.6%; PVC by 3.3%; PVD, 6%; and PVS, 4.7%.
On the Hanoi Stock Exchange (HNX), the HNX-Index closed at 107.64 points, up 2.81 points or 2.69%.
More than 44 million shares worth over VND677 billion were traded. Ninety-five stocks recorded price rises, while 57 others witnessed decreases.