The stock markets of Southeast Asia today started the trading day with gains in most of the parks, except in the Philippines and Indonesia, which opened lower.
In Singapore, the City-State Stock Exchange gained 17.05 points, 0.53 percent, and placed the Straits Times Index at 3,259.70 points.
In Malaysia, the stock exchange of Kuala Lumpur rose 0.14 points, 0.01 percent, and the KLCI index was placed at 1,798.29 points.
In the Philippines, the Manila Stock Exchange lost 2.96 points, 0.44 percent, and the PSEi indicator stood at 7,129.40 points at the start of the negotiation.
In Indonesia, the Stock Exchange of Jakarta fell 1.12 points, 0.02 percent, and the JCI index started at 5,874.50 points.
In Vietnam, the VN index of the stock market of Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon) opened with 1,024.59 points after growing 5.80 points or 0.57 percent.
In Thailand, the Bangkok Stock Exchange advanced 6.51 points, equivalent to 0.37 percent, and the SET index started at 1,754.60 points.
Regarding the currencies of the region, their quotations per dollar unit were placed at the beginning of the day:
Singapore Dollar 1,373
Philippine Peso 54,253
Indonesian Rupiah 15,065
Malaysian ringit 4,140
Thai Baht 32,348
Vietnamese Dong 22,716