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Thailand's bonds gained, pushing the five-year yield down by the most in more than a week, after US employment data eased concern the Federal Reserve will accelerate its stimulus reduction. 

American employers hired 74,000 workers in December, the least since January 2011, according to data released by the Labour Department.

Global funds pulled a net US$96 million from Thai bonds and $34 million from equities on Jan 10, official data show, before anti-government demonstrators began blocking major roads in Bangkok on Monday, disrupting traffic and increasing pressure on Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to resign.

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