The stock markets of Southeast Asia today began the trading day with most of the red numbers, led by the Vietnam stock market, except for the Indonesian market, which started with shy gains.
The square of Thailand remained closed for local festivity.
In Singapore, the Stock Exchange of the city-state lost 23.56 points, 0.77 percent, and placed the Straits Times index at 3,054.50 points.
In Malaysia, the stock market of Kuala Lumpur subtracted 7.70 points, 0.45 percent, and the KLCI index was placed at 1,714.77 points.
In the Philippines, the Manila Stock Exchange fell 5.76 points, 0.08 percent, and the PSEi indicator stood at 7.230.40 points at the start of the negotiation.
In Indonesia, the Jakarta Stock Exchange rose 3.58 points, 0.06 percent, and the JCI index started at 5,944.01 points.
In Vietnam, the VN index of the stock market of Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon) opened with 945.88 points after decreasing 7.63 points or 0.80 percent.
Regarding the currencies of the region, their quotations per dollar unit were placed at the beginning of the day:
Vietnamese Dong 23,425.50
Indonesian Rupiah 15,206.50
Philippine Peso 53.87
Thai Baht 32.85
Malaysian Ringit 4.16
Singapore Dollar 1.38.