Thai stocks gained 1% on Friday, propelled by the trading debut of the BTS infrastructure fund, the largest initial public offering on the country's history.
The Stock Exchange of Thailand Index rose 15.70 points to close at 1,545.46, an increase of 1.1% from the previous Friday's close of 1,527.32. Turnover was 58.53 billion baht, with 9.2 billion shares traded.
The local market is up 11% from the end of 2012.
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