The stock markets of Southeast Asia started today the trading day with gains in most of the parks, except for those in Malaysia and Vietnam that began with losses.
In Singapore, the city-state stock exchange gained 10.70 points, 0.35 percent, and placed the Straits Times index at 3,101.10 points.
In Malaysia, the Kuala Lumpur stock exchange fell 3.85 points, 0.23 percent, and the KLCI index was placed at 1,681.12 points.
In the Philippines, the Manila Stock Exchange added 9.92 points, 0.13 percent, and the PSEi indicator stood at 7,423.55 points at the beginning of the negotiation.
In Indonesia, the Stock Exchange of Jakarta advanced 13.99 points, 0.23 percent, and the JCI index started at 6,027.58 points.
In Vietnam, the VN index of the stock market of Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon) opened with 922.51 points after yielding 0.61 points or 0.07 percent.
In Thailand, the Bangkok Stock Exchange rose 2.92 points, equivalent to 0.18 percent, and the SET index started at 1,637.19 points.
Regarding the currencies of the region, their contributions per dollar unit were placed at the beginning of the day in:
Singapore Dollar 1,378
Philippine Peso 52,531
Indonesian Rupiah 14,515
Malaysian ringit 4,193
Thai Baht 33,060
Vietnamese Dong 22.747