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SET faces fourth-day slide as Covid-19 worries persist


The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) Index closed at 1,568.69 on Tuesday, down 21.00 points or 1.32 per cent. Transactions totalled 159.49 billion baht with an index high of 1,612.10 and a low of 1,565.95.

The index dipped for the fourth day running after falling by 1.30 per cent on Monday, 2.30 per cent on Friday and 0.08 per cent on Thursday.

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

Other Asian indices were mixed:

  • Japan's Nikkei Index closed at 27,821.76, down 462.16 points or 1.63 per cent.
  • China's Shanghai SE Composite closed at 3,563.89, up 1.19 points or 0.033 per cent, while the Shenzhen SE Component closed at 14,795.73, down 14.46 points or 0.098 per cent.
  • Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index closed at 23,475.26, down 376.98 points or 1.58 per cent.
  • South Korea's KOSPI Index closed at 2,839.01, down 70.31 points or 2.42 per cent.
  • Taiwan's TAIEX Index closed at 17,427.76, up 99.67 points or 0.58 per cent.

Published : November 30, 2021

By : THE NATION