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SET continues to fall amid worries over the latest Covid-19 strain


The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) Index closed at 1,589.69 on Monday, down 20.92 points or 1.30 per cent. Transactions totalled 115.80 billion baht with an index high of 1,617.55 and a low of 1,587.78.

The index dropped for the third day running after falling by 2.30 per cent on Friday and 0.08 per cent on Thursday due to uncertainty over the latest Omicron Covid-19 variant in Africa, plus the fresh coronavirus wave in Europe.

 

The 10 stocks with the highest trade value today were KBANK, AOT, SCB, PTT, BBL, STGT, JMART, CPALL, DELTA and ADVANC.

Other Asian indices were down with one exception:

  • Japan's Nikkei Index closed at 28,283.92, down 467.70 points or 1.63 per cent.
  • China's Shanghai SE Composite closed at 3,562.70, down 1.39 points or 0.039 per cent, while the Shenzhen SE Component closed at 14,810.20, up 33.03 points or 0.22 per cent.
  • Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index closed at 23,852.24, down 228.28 points or 0.95 per cent.
  • South Korea's KOSPI Index closed at 2,909.32, down 27.12 points or 0.92 per cent.
  • Taiwan's TAIEX Index closed at 17,328.09, down 41.30 points or 0.24 per cent.

Published : November 29, 2021

By : THE NATION