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Bull bites back

Small retail investors take a hit from the SET's sudden fall but pledge to return to the stock market when the time is right

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  • Newspaper section: Business
  • Writer: Oranan Paweewun
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The Thai stock market bull, which ran without respite for a few years to hit a 19-year high last week, has lured many new retail investors, particularly mom-and-pop investors. 

In January and February alone, 40,000 new stock trading accounts were opened by local retail investors, bringing the total to 850,000.

The number is deemed high considering the target of 100,000 new accounts for all of this year set by the Stock Exchange of Thailand.

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