Vietnam Equity Movers: Southern Rubber Industry, Viet Thang Feed

Oct. 3 (Bloomberg) -- Shares of the following companies had unusual moves in Vietnam trading. Stock symbols are in parentheses and prices are as of the 11 a.m. local-time close.

The VN Index, the benchmark measure of the Ho Chi Minh City Stock Exchange, fell for a fourth day, losing 1.3 percent to 422.12. The gauge dropped for a third consecutive quarter in the three months ended Sept. 30, declining 1.1 percent.

Southern Rubber Industry Joint-Stock Co. (CSM VN) retreated 3.9 percent to 12,500 dong. Rubber futures extended losses in Tokyo, falling as much as 2.5 percent to 303 yen a kilogram.

Viet Thang Feed Joint-Stock Co. (VTF VN), which manufactures fish, livestock and poultry food, rose 4.1 percent to 18,000 dong, the highest close since Sept. 15. The company plans to pay shareholders a dividend of 1,500 dong a share, it said in a statement filed on the exchange’s website, without providing a specific date.

To contact Bloomberg News staff for this story: Nguyen Kieu Giang in Hanoi at giang1@bloomberg.net

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