The parks of Singapore and Kuala Lumpur started the sessions today with gains, while the rest of the markets of Southeast Asia closed for a holiday.
In Singapore, the City-State Stock Exchange gained 13.93 points, 0.46 percent, and the Straits Times composite indicator reached 3,067.36 points.
In Malaysia, the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange rose 7.39 points, 0.44 percent, and the selective KLCI started at 1,699.46.
Regarding the currencies of the region, their quotations per dollar unit were thus at the end of the day:
Vietnamese Dong 22,825.00
Indonesian Rupiah 14,448.00
Philippine Peso 52.57
Thai Baht 32,49
Malaysian Ringit 4.13
Singapore Dollar 1.36.