Korea fears push SET down 2.5%
- Published: 5 Apr 2013 at 17.00
- Online news:
Thai stocks plunged 2.5% on Friday in response to investor concern about rising tensions on the Korean peninsula and deaths from a new strain of bird flu in China.
The Stock Exchange of Thailand Index fell 38.93 points to close at 1,489.53, a decrease of 4.6% from the previous Friday's close of 1,561.06. Turnover was low at 49.85 billion baht with 11.48 billion shares changing hands.
As of Friday the local market was up 7% from the end of 2012.
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