The stock markets of Southeast Asia started today the trading day with most gains, led by the Indonesian stock market, and except for the parks of Malaysia and Vietnam, which started in negative
The plaza of the Philippines remained closed for local festivity.
In Singapore, the City-State Stock Exchange gained 7.04 points, 0.21 percent, and placed the Straits Times Index at 3,322.46 points.
In Malaysia, the Kuala Lumpur stock exchange traded down 4.60 points, 0.28 percent, and the KLCI index was placed at 1,639.75 points.
In Indonesia, the Stock Exchange of Jakarta advanced 33.13 points, 0.52 percent, and the JCI index started at 6,458.86 points.
In Vietnam, the VN index of the stock market of Ho Chi Minh City (former Saigon) opened with 995.95 points after decreasing 1.61 points or 0.16 percent.
In Thailand, the Bangkok Stock Exchange rose 3.77 points, equivalent to 0.23 percent, and the SET index started at 1,649.95 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 52.12
Indonesian Rupiah 14,149.00
Malaysian Ringit 4.09
Thai Baht 31.84
Vietnamese Dong 23,173.65