The Stock Exchange of Thailand pushed back above 1,300 on Friday amid an improving outlook for the world economy and emerging markets.
The SET Index rose 8.61 points on the day to close at 1,306.60, up 2.1% from the previous Friday's close of 1,281.81. Turnover improved to 38.43 billion baht, with 6.74 billion shares traded.
Foreign investors were net buyers on Friday of 539.1 million baht worth of Thai shares. Local brokers bought 882.23 million and local institutions 910.25 million baht, while individual investors were net sellers of 2.33 billion.
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