Thai SET Index SET -0.12% drops 0.1% to 1,496.13
Thailand’s stock market experienced a reversal of fortunes on Tuesday, putting an end to a two-day winning streak. The composite Thailand SET Index SET, -0.12% declined by 0.1%, closing at 1,496.13.
- Bumrungrad Hospital pfd. BH.P, a prominent health care and life sciences firm, witnessed the largest decline, with shares plummeting by 43.4%.
- Dohome DOHOME, a retail and wholesale company, also experienced a significant decrease of 7.4%.
- Bangkok Airways BA, a transportation and logistics company, saw a decline of 5.3% in their shares.
- Ditto Thailand DITTO, a technology company, emerged as the biggest leader during the session, with a remarkable increase of 7.0%.
- Karmarts KAMART, a consumer goods firm, also experienced substantial growth, gaining 6.1%.
- Polyplex (Thailand) PTL, which operates in the basic materials and resources sector, rounded out the top three leaders on Tuesday with shares increasing by 5.0%.
Other Southeast Asian Markets
- Singapore’s FTSE Straits Times Index STI rose by 0.3%.
- Malaysia’s FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI FBMKLCI also saw an increase of 0.6%.
- The Philippines’ PSEi Index PSEI gained 0.3%.
- Indonesia’s JSX Composite Index JAKIDX experienced a significant increase of 1.0%.
Asian Markets Overview
- Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index HSI added 1.0%.
- Japan’s NIKKEI 225 Index NIK remained flat.
- China’s Shanghai Composite Index SHCOMP gained 0.6%.
South Korean and Australian Markets
- South Korea’s KOSPI Composite Index 180721 rose by 1.7%.
- Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 Benchmark Index XJO gained 1.5%.
On the currency front, the U.S. dollar USDTHB fell by 0.7% to 34.86 Thai baht, while the euro EURTHB also saw a decrease of 0.7%, settling at 38.37 baht.