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Thai stocks surged yesterday amid the highest turnover this year as investors bought heavily into blue-chip shares added to the influential MSCI global index. 

The Stock Exchange of Thailand Index rose 14.47 points to close at 1,324.04, a gain of 3.3% from the previous Friday's close of 1,281.70 and the biggest weekly percentage gain in more than three months.

Turnover reached 77.6 billion baht, with 6.5 billion shares traded. The top 10 shares by value accounted for nearly 36 billion baht in trade alone.

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