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The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) composite index moved down 28.76 points, or 3.64 percent, to close at 760.90 points on Monday. Some 3.61 billion shares worth 35.21 billion baht (about 1.10 billion U.S. dollars) changed hands. Political issues will see the market move upto 20% lower.
Share prices on the Indonesia Stock Exchange closed higher on Monday as investors under the positive influence of the world markets.
The composite index increase 36.32 points (1.27 percent) to close at 2,881 with 6 billion shares worth 6 trillion rupiah (some 660 million US dollars) changing hands.
Philippine stocks closed 1.19 percent higher on Monday. The benchmark Philippine Stock Exchange index increased by 38. 71 points to 3,294.83. The all-share index went up by 16.04 points, or 0.79 percent, to 2,035.62.
The trade volume reached 1.22 billion shares worth 4.24 billion pesos (94.43 million U.S. dollars).
Vietnam’s stock market index, VN-Index, closed at 519. 93 points on Monday, up 2.51 points, or 0.49 percent, against the previous trading day.
A total of 54.42 million shares worth 2.09 trillion Vietnamese dong (VND) (109.76 million U.S. dollars) changed hands at the Ho Chi Minh City Stock Exchange. Prices of 82 stocks went up, 101 dropped while 40 remained unchanged.
The shares prices in Singapore rose 5.2 points or 0.17 percent on Monday with the benchmark Straits Times Index (STI) closing at 2,977.17 points. The overall volume stood at 2.65 billion shares worth 1.67 billion Singapore dollars (about 1.2 billion U.S. dollars).
The Malaysia stock market ended higher here on Monday. The Kuala Lumpur Composite Index (KLCI) was at 1,339.61 up 5.63 points or 0.42 percent, and the Emas was at 9,118.73 up 32.14 points or 0.35 percent.
Turnover increased to 1.11 billion shares valued at 1.66 billion ringgit Malaysia(517.13 million U.S. dollars), compared with 1.25 billion shares valued at 1.58 billion ringgit Malaysia( 493.75 million U.S. dollars) on last Friday.
Around the ASEAN Region
Japanese shares rose Monday, with the key Nikkei index closing up 0.42 pct on eased worries on Greece debt problem.
The benchmark 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average advanced 47.56 points from Friday to 11,251.90.
The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the Tokyo Stock Exchange was up 5.36 points, or 0.54 percent, to 994. 78, after briefly topping the 1,000 line for the first time since Oct. 6, 2008.
Trading volume on the main section came to 2,179.85 million shares, down from Friday’s 2,233.83 million.
The TSE’s Second Section index added 23.42 points, or 1.03 percent, to 2,287.42 on a volume of 57.25 million shares. On the Osaka Securities Exchange, the near-term June Nikkei 225 index futures contract was up 50 points to 11,260.
The Shenzhen Component Index on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange closed at 12,399.2 points Monday, down 155.92 points, or 1.24 percent, from the previous close.
Turnover was 138.4 billion yuan (20.26 billion U.S. dollars).
Hong Kong stocks closed down 70.33 points, or 0.32 percent, at 22,138.17 on Monday.
Turnover totaled 71.22 billion HK dollars (9.19 billion U.S. dollars) compared with Friday’s 76.17 billion HK dollars (9.83 billion U.S. dollars) .
China’s benchmark Shanghai Composite Index on the Shanghai Stock Exchange closed at 3,129.26 points Monday, down 0. 51 percent, or 16.09 points, from the previous close.
Turnover was 175 billion yuan (25.62 billion U.S. dollars).
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