The Southeast Asian stock markets closed today with gains at the close of a session characterized by investors’ buying mood, except for the Philippines.
In Singapore, the Stock Exchange of the city-state rose 2.90 whole, equivalent to 0.10 percent, and the Straits Times Index stood at 3005.63 points.
In Thailand, the Bangkok Stock Exchange gained 11.07 points, or 0.93 percent, and the SET indicator was installed in 1207.67 integers.
In Malaysia, the Kuala Lumpur stock market parquet rose 4.91 points, or 0.31 percent, so that the index had just the day KLCI 1582.53.
In Indonesia, the Jakarta Stock Exchange rose 14.07 points, or 0.35 percent, and the index ended at 4036.23 units JCI.
In the Philippines, the Manila Stock Exchange fell 64.30 points, or 1.26 percent, and the index PSEI stood at 5037.94 points at closing.
In Vietnam, the financial center of Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon) advanced positions 5.48, 1.24 percent, so that the indicator VNIndex raised at 445.77 points.
As the currencies of the region, their contributions dollar per unit were as follows:
Vietnamese Dong 20,828.00
Indonesian Rupiah 9134.00
Philippine Peso 42.93
Thai Baht 30.38
Malaysian Ringit 3.08
Singaporean Dollar 1.26