SET almost at 1,500
- Published: 1 Feb 2013 at 16.55
- Online news:
The SET index came within a hair of 1,500 for the first time in more than 18 years as the bull run in Thai stocks continued on Friday.
The Stock Exchange of Thailand Index gained 25.02 points or 1.7% to close at 1,499.22, also its highest point of the day, after shedding 1.1% on Thursday as investors took profits.
The last time the SET closed above 1,500 was on Nov 7, 1994 when it reached 1,504.15. The market reached its all-time high of 1,789.16 on Jan 5, 1994.
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