SET firm above 1,700 on election news

SET firm above 1,700 on election news

The Stock Exchange of Thailand closed up 14.73 points to 1,706.95 on Tuesday after the prime minister confirmed the general election would take place in November 2018.

Total trading value was 81.5 billion baht, with 15.4 billion shares changed hands.

SET50 index jumped 1.13%, or 12.20 points, to 1,092.02 in trade worth 39.9 billion baht.

MAI fell 0.21%, or 1.20 points, to 569.73 in transactions worth 1.9 billion baht.

Foreigners were net buyers of 2.3 billion baht worth of shares, followed by local institutions (1.8 billion baht) and brokers (392.4 million baht). Individual investors sold 4.5 billion baht.

Year-to-date, institutional investors were net buyers of 65 billion baht, followed by foreigners (14.6 billion baht) and brokers (11.2 billion baht). Retail investors were sole net sellers of 90.9 billion baht.

Top 5 most active stocks

 

Close

Change

Baht

%

TOA

32.50

+8.50

+35.42

PTT

428.00

+10.00

+2.39

SCB

150.00

-0.50

-0.33

CPALL

70.00

+1.50

+2.19

AOT

59.25

-0.25

-0.42



Do you like the content of this article?
COMMENT (1)

Net widens

Local health authorities expand Covid-19 screening by taking a closer look at pneumonia patients in eight provinces popular with Chinese tourists.

19:52

No Future

Dead, at the age of 16 months and 18 days, the Future Forward Party. The Constitutional Court has dissolved the party and banned 16 executives from politics for 10 years over 'illegitimate' loan.

17:17

Food delivery soars in South Korea on virus fears

Consumers in South Korea are increasingly turning to contactless services as infection cases from no relevance to China surges in the country and causes panic about the danger of the mysterious new epidemic.

17:04