Southeast Asian stock markets open up, minus Malaysia and Vietnam
The stock markets of Southeast Asia today began the sessions with benefits in all the parks, except in Malaysia and Vietnam, which opened in the red.
In Singapore, the City-State Stock Exchange gained 1.63 points, 0.05 percent, and placed the Straits Times Index at 3,327.23 points.
In Malaysia, the Kuala Lumpur stock exchange detracted 4.76 points, 0.29 percent, and the KLCI index stood at 1,637.18 points.
In Thailand, the Bangkok Stock Exchange rose 1.22 points, equivalent to 0.07 percent, and the SET index started at 1,658.96 points at the opening.
In Indonesia, the Stock Exchange of Jakarta advanced 14.42 points, 0.22 percent, and the JCI index stood at 6,469.93 points.
In the Philippines, the Manila Stock Exchange rose 69.78 points, 0.88 percent, and the PSEi index stood at 7,985.41 points.
In Vietnam, the VN index of the stock market of Ho Chi Minh City (former Saigon) opened with 986.42 points after decreasing 2.06 points or 0.21 percent.
Regarding the currencies of the region, their quotations per dollar unit were placed at the beginning of the day:
Vietnamese Dong 22,989.00
Indonesian Rupiah 14,163.00
Philippine Peso 52.03
Thai Baht 31.85
Malaysian Ritgit 4.09
Singapore Dollar 1.35