January 17, 2021

Start with mixed numbers in Southeast Asian stock markets

Start with mixed numbers in Southeast Asian stock markets


The stock markets of Southeast Asia started the trading day with mixed numbers, in which the stock market of Thailand led the declines, while the Malaysian stock market led the gains.

In Singapore, the City-State Stock Exchange gained 8.38 points, 0.28 percent, and put the Straits Times Index at 3,039.77 points.

In Malaysia, the Kuala Lumpur stock exchange added 7.52 points, 0.44 percent, and the KLCI index was placed at 1,705.12 points.

In the Philippines, the Manila Stock Exchange subtracted 45.18 points, 0.63 percent, and the PSEi indicator stood at 7,152.44 points at the start of the negotiation.

In Indonesia, the Jakarta Stock Exchange rose 17.55 points, 0.30 percent, and the JCI index started at 5,815.44 points.

In Vietnam, the VN index of the stock market of Ho Chi Minh City (former Saigon) opened with 938.81 points after decreasing 0.87 points or 0.09 percent.

In Thailand, the Bangkok Stock Exchange fell 19.28 points, equivalent to 1.16 percent, and the SET index started at 1,639.28 points.

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

Vietnamese Dong 23,343.40

Indonesian Rupiah 15,194.00

Philippine Peso 53.75

Thai Baht 32.78

Malaysian Ringit 4.16

Singapore Dollar 1.37.

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