The stock markets of Southeast Asia today began the trading day with the most gains, led by the Indonesian stock market, and with the exception of the Malaysian and Philippine stock exchanges, which started in negative
In Singapore, the City-State Stock Exchange gained 4.58 points, 0.14 percent, and placed the Straits Times Index at 3,315.85 points.
In Malaysia, the stock exchange of Kuala Lumpur detracted 4.42 points, 0.27 percent, and the KLCI index stood at 1,638.79 points.
In the Philippines, the Manila Stock Exchange fell 4.37 points, 0.06 percent, and the selective PSEi stood at 7,890.69 points at the start of the negotiation.
In Indonesia, the Stock Exchange of Jakarta advanced 15.95 points, 0.25 percent, and the JCI index started at 6,492.01 points.
In Vietnam, the VN index of the stock market of Ho Chi Minh City (former Saigon) opened with 986.68 points after growing 2.22 points or 0.23 percent.
In Thailand, the Bangkok Stock Exchange rose 0.79 points, equivalent to 0.05 percent, and the SET index started at 1,649.85 points.
Regarding the currencies of the region, their quotations per dollar unit were placed at the beginning of the day:
Singapore Dollar 1.35
Philippine Peso 52.09
Indonesian Rupiah 14,183.00
Malaysian ringit 4.07
Thai Baht 31.74
Vietnamese Dong 23,196.90