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SET plunges for third straight day

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  • Writer: Parista Yuthamanop & Nuntawan Polkuamdee
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The SET index on Wednesday dived 1.57% as lingering concerns that the government may impose measures to cool the rapid pace of the strengthening baht clouded sentiment. 

A woman exchanges money at a booth in Bangkok yesterday. The baht traded at 29.06/29.14 to the US dollar at 6pm in Bangkok yesterday. THANARAK KHOONTON

The benchmark index extended its losing streak to a third day, closing at 1,543.67 points in trade worth 83.7 billion baht. It has fallen by 3.4% over the past three sessions.

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