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SET slumps over 2% on a bad day for Asian stock indices


The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) Index closed at 1,610.61 on Friday, down 37.85 points or 2.30 per cent. Transactions totalled 123.47 billion baht with an index high of 1,640.91 and a low of 1,608.55.

The index dropped for the second day running after falling by 1.36 points or 0.08 per cent on Thursday.

The 10 stocks with the highest trade value today were KBANK, AOT, SCB, CPALL, BANPU, BBL, PTTGC, EA, PTT and TTB.

Other Asian indices were on the fall:

  • Japan's Nikkei Index closed at 28,751.62, down 747.66 points or 2.53 per cent.
  • China's Shanghai SE Composite closed at 3,564.09, down 20.09 points or 0.56 per cent, while the Shenzhen SE Component closed at 14,777.17, down 50.78 points or 0.34 per cent.
  • Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index closed at 24,080.52, down 659.64 points or 2.67 per cent.
  • South Korea's KOSPI Index closed at 2,936.44, down 43.83 points or 1.47 per cent.
  • Taiwan's TAIEX Index closed at 17,369.39, down 284.80 points or 1.61 per cent.

Published : November 26, 2021

By : THE NATION