Southeast Asian stock markets open up, except in the Philippines
Bangkok, Jan 11 (EFECOM) .- The stock markets of Southeast Asia today started the trading day with gains in all the parks, except in the Philippines which did so with losses.
In Singapore, the city-state stock exchange gained 17.71 points, 0.56 percent, and placed the Straits Times index at 3,201.22 points.
In Malaysia, the Kuala Lumpur stock exchange rose 4.89 points, 0.29 percent, and the KLCI index was placed at 1,683.77 points.
In the Philippines, the Manila Stock Exchange lost 29.98 points, 0.38 percent, and the PSEi indicator stood at 7,955.25 points at the beginning of the negotiation.
In Indonesia, the Jakarta Stock Exchange advanced 28.62 points, 0.45 percent, and the JCI index started at 6,357.33 points.
In Vietnam, the VN index of the stock market of Ho Chi Minh City (former Saigon) opened with 901.36 points after growing 3.06 points or 0.34 percent.
In Thailand, the Bangkok Stock Exchange improved 1.70 points, equivalent to 0.11 percent, and the SET index started at 1,589.33 points.
Regarding the currencies of the region, their contributions per dollar unit were placed at the beginning of the day in:
Singapore Dollar 1,351
Philippine Peso 52,275
Indonesian Rupiah 14,074
Malaysian ringit 4,097
Thai Baht 31,927
Vietnamese Dong 22,835