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Thai stocks slump; baht still strong

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Thai stocks took a nosedive on Wednesday, the biggest drop among the benchmark gauges in Asia. 

A woman stands in front of an electronic stock board in Bangkok on Feb 19, 2013. (Bloomberg Photo)

The Stock Exchange of Thailand Index rose 24.58 points, or 1.57%, to close at 1,543.67 at the end of trading. Turnover was 83.65 billion baht, with 31.70 billion shares traded.

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