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SET decline a 'correction'

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  • Writer: Darana Chudasri & Nuntawun Polkuamdee
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Global bourses and bond markets fell yesterday after new Federal Reserve chairwoman Jenet Yellen suggested interest rates in her country might increase sooner that financial markets were anticipating. 

Yesterday, major stock markets fell across the board.

The London’s FTSE Index shed 1.2% to 6,494.26 points at mid-day, while the Hong Kong stock exchange shed 1.79% to close the day at 21,182.16, Tokyo’s Nikkei 1.65% to 14,224.23 and Jakata down 2.54% to 4,698.97.

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