The stock markets of Southeast Asia started today the trading day with gains in all the parks, except in Malaysia, which did with losses, and Indonesia, which closed for the holding of general elections in the country.
In Singapore, the city-state stock exchange gained 4.49 points, 0.13 percent, and placed the Straits Times index at 3,336.53 points.
In Malaysia, the stock market of Kuala Lumpur lost 2.46 points, 0.15 percent, and the KLCI index was placed at 1,627.00 points.
In the Philippines, the Manila Stock Exchange rose 3.03 points, 0.04 percent, and the selective PSEi stood at 7,829.49 points at the start of the negotiation.
In Vietnam, the VN index of the stock market of Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon) opened with 980.56 points after growing 3.39 points or 0.35 percent.
In Thailand, the Bangkok Stock Exchange improved 6.84 points, 0.41 percent, and the SET index opened with 1,667.29 points.
Regarding the currencies of the region, their quotations per dollar unit were placed at the beginning of the day:
Singapore Dollar 1,355
Philippine Peso 51,825
Indonesian Rupiah 14,085
Malaysian ringit 4,138
Thai Baht 31,827
Vietnamese Dong 22,991