The VN Index (VNINDEX), the benchmark measure of the Ho Chi Minh City Stock Exchange, gained 1.2 percent to 468.26, the highest close since Sept. 15.
Becamex Infrastructure Development Joint-Stock Co. (IJC VN), which develops real estate, advanced 4.8 percent to 13,000 dong. The company will pay a dividend of 1,100 dong a share on May 22, according to a statement on the bourse’s website.
HAGL Joint-Stock Co. (HAG) , the country’s second-biggest listed property developer, jumped 4.2 percent to 32,000 dong, the highest close since March 8. The company will pay shareholders a dividend of 15 shares for every 100 shares they own, according to an exchange statement.
Mien Dong Joint-Stock Co. (MDG) , a construction company, rose 3.7 percent to 5,600 dong, the highest level since April 3. The company will buy back 1 million shares from April 23 to July 19, according to a filing with the bourse.
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