January 21, 2021

Southeast Asian stock exchanges begin with increases, except in Singapore

Southeast Asian stock exchanges begin with increases, except in Singapore


The stock markets of Southeast Asia started today the trading day with increases in all the parks, except in the Plaza de Singapur, which opened at a loss.

In Singapore, the Stock Exchange of the city-state lost 2.94 points, 0.09 percent, and placed the Straits Times index at 3,163.66 points.

In Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur's stock exchange market gained 7.05 points, 0.40 percent, and the KLCI index was placed at 1,781.20 points.

In the Philippines, the Manila Stock Exchange rose 14.92 points, 0.21 percent, and the PSEi indicator stood at 7,074.30 points at the start of the negotiation.

In Indonesia, the Stock Exchange of Jakarta added 21.60 points, 0.37 percent, and the JCI index started at 5,818.39 points.

In Vietnam, the VN index of the stock market of Ho Chi Minh City (former Saigon) opened with 997.86 points after growing 1.67 points or 0.17 percent.

In Thailand, the Bangkok Stock Exchange advanced 11.48 points, equivalent to 0.68 percent, and the SET index started at 1,708.40 points.

Regarding the currencies of the region, their quotations per dollar unit were placed at the beginning of the day:

Singapore Dollar 1,379

Philippine Peso 54,163

Indonesian Rupiah 15,216

Malaysian ringit 4,152

Thai Baht 32,844

Vietnamese Dong 22,721

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