Southeast Asian stock markets close in the red again on the back of the U.S. dollar
CE Noticias Financieras (Latin America)
Bangkok, Nov 29 (EFE) – Most stock markets in Southeast Asia closed Monday with losses, one more day, dragged by the spread of the new variant of the coronavirus that has led several countries in the region to impose new travel restrictions.
In Singapore, the Stock Exchange of the city-state fell 45.69 points, down 1.44 percent, and the Straits Times composite indicator stood at 3,120.58 units.
In Indonesia, the Jakarta stock exchange rose 46.74 integers, up 0.71 percent, and the JCI index ended with 6,608.29 units.
In Malaysia, the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange lost 1.65 points, 0.11 percent, and the KLCI index ended the day with 1,510.57 units.
In Thailand, the Bangkok Stock Exchange fell 20.75 points, 1.29 percent, and the SET index closed with 1,589.86 units.
In the Philippines, the Manila Stock Exchange dropped 77.56 points, 1.07 percent, and the PSEi composite index stood at 7,200.88 integers.
In Vietnam, the VN index of the Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon) closed with 1,484.84 units after losing 8.19 points, or 0.55 percent.