The main stock markets of Southeast Asia today began the trading day with positive values in all the parks, led by the increases in the Vietnam stock market.
In Singapore, the City-State Stock Exchange gained 14.15 points, 0.44 percent, and placed the Straits Times Index at 3,264.66 points.
In Malaysia, the Kuala Lumpur stock exchange rose 8.24 points, 0.51 percent, and the KLCI index stood at 1,636.90 points.
In the Philippines, the Manila Stock Exchange added 41.49 points, 0.53 percent, and the selective PSEi stood at 7,881.80 points at the start of the negotiation.
In Indonesia, the Stock Exchange of Jakarta advanced 33.26 points, 0.52 percent, and the JCI index started at 6,485.88 points.
In Vietnam, the VN index of the Ho Chi Minh City stock exchange (former Saigon) opened with 995.40 points after growing 6.87 points or 0.69 percent.
In Thailand, the Bangkok Stock Exchange rose 6.96 points, equivalent to 0.42 percent, and the SET index started at 1,651.60 points.
Regarding the currencies of the region, their quotations per dollar unit were placed at the beginning of the day:
Singapore Dollar 1.35
Philippine Peso 52.52
Indonesian Rupiah 14,237.00
Malaysian Ringit 4.08
Thai Baht 31.72
Vietnamese Dong 23,256.70