A stretch of pipeline is coated at PetroVietnam Coating Corporation (HNX: PVB). The company is among the three HNX30 large-caps that posted losses between July and September. (Photo pvcoating.vn)

Hanoi (VNS/VNA) — The top 60 biggest companies by market capitalisation and trading liquidity on the two local stock exchanges saw combined post-tax profit gain of 22.5 percent to 46.75 trillion VND (2 billion USD) in the third quarter of 2019.

Profits recorded by the top 30 firms on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange accounted for nearly 92.3 percent of the total figure.Hanoi Stock Exchange, which was 3.6 trillion VND.