May 16, 2021

Southeast Asian stock exchanges start with mixed numbers

Southeast Asian stock exchanges start with mixed numbers

The stock markets of Southeast Asia started the trading day with mixed numbers in the parks, where Vietnam led the gains and Malaysia led the losses.

In Singapore, the city-state stock exchange lost 4.48 points, 0.15 percent, and placed the Straits Times index at 3,064.28 points.

In Malaysia, the Kuala Lumpur stock exchange fell 8.45 points, 0.50 percent, and the KLCI index was placed at 1,682.13 points.

In the Philippines, the Manila Stock Exchange added 59.73 points, 0.80 percent, and the PSEi indicator stood at 7,525.75 points at the beginning of the negotiation.

In Indonesia, the Stock Exchange of Jakarta fell 7.63 points, 0.12 percent, and the JCI index started at 6,186.87 points.

In Vietnam, the VN index of the stock market of Ho Chi Minh City (former Saigon) opened with 899.87 points after growing 7.33 points or 0.82 percent.

In Thailand, the Bangkok Stock Exchange rose 5.00 points, equivalent to 0.32 percent, and the SET index started at 1,568.88 points.

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

Vietnamese Dong 23,195.50

Indonesian Rupiah 14,470.00

Philippine Peso 52.59

Thai Baht 32,41

Malaysian Ringit 4.13

Singapore Dollar 1.36.


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