ASEAN KEY DESTINATIONS
As of 25 Dec 2013 Unit: M.Baht
Type Buy Sell Net
Institution 2,980.43 1,936.29 1,044.13
Proprietary 1,151.63 1,307.29 -155.66
Foreign 5,545.89 1,434.19 4,111.70
Individual 6,739.08 11,739.26 -5,000.17
Total Trading Value 16,417.03 M.Baht
Vietnam index closes down 0.2 pct, liquidity slumps
Vietnam's benchmark VN Index edged down 0.24 percent on Wednesday in low trading volume with foreign investors away for the holiday, an analyst said.
There were 73.6 million shares traded on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange, while the trading volume in a five-day average was at 105 million, Reuters data showed.
Dairy product maker Vinamilk led the fall, with shares dropping 0.73 percent, followed by real estate firm Vingroup losing 0.72 percent.
Here is a snapshot of the VN Index at the close.
VN Index 504.42
PREV. CLOSE 505.62
% CHANGE -0.24%
SE Asia Stocks-Thai SET up as exporters gain; Vietnam slips
Thailand's key SET index ended up 0.4 percent on Wednesday, helped by institutional-led buying and selective buying in exporters such as Charoen Pokphand Foods but political concerns and weak November trade data capped gains.
The index closed at 1,332.45, further rebounding from a 15-week closing low of 1,326.14 hit on Monday. Volume was low with holidays in the region and the domestic headwinds.
Shares of food exporters outperformed, led by a 3.3 percent gain in Charoen Pokphand Foods and a 2.6 percent rise in Thai Union Frozen Products <TUF.BK> as players bet on a pick-up in
Tourism related stocks such as hotelier Central Plaza Hotel were relatively weak amid caution over a possible delay of a February election.
Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has called an election for Feb. 2, which the main opposition party says it will boycott. Protesters seeking to topple her have vowed to fight
for an overhaul of the electoral system.
Yingluck on Wednesday proposed setting up a political reform council to solve the conflict.
Vietnam's benchmark VN Index edged down 0.24 percent in low volume with foreign investors away for the holiday.
Singapore , Malaysia and the Philippines were shut for Christmas, reopening on Thursday. Indonesia is closed on Wednesday and Thursday.
SOUTHEAST ASIAN STOCK MARKETS
Market Current Prev Close Pct Move
TR SE Asia Index* 385.58 385.51 +0.02
Bangkok 1332.45 1327.13 +0.40
Ho Chi Minh 504.42 505.62 -0.24
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