SE Asia Stocks -Thai index falls on sell-off in energy shares

martes 9 de diciembre de 2014 07:30 GYT
 

BANGKOK, Dec 9 (Reuters) - Most Southeast Asian stock
markets fell on Tuesday, with the key Thai share index hitting a
six-week closing low amid sell-   offs in energy shares, while
foreign outflows pulled most other regional indexes lower.
    The key SET index fell 1 percent to 1,559.56, the
lowest closing level since Oct. 28.
    Shares of PTT Pcl, the country's biggest oil and
gas firm, dropped 6 percent, the worst single-day loss since
October 2011. Brent crude oil hit a fresh five-year low on
Tuesday before steadying near $66 a barrel. 
    Foreign investors sold shares worth a net 3.5 billion baht
($106.32 million), erasing their net purchase of 1.8 billion
baht on Monday, Thomson Reuters data showed. 
    The Thai stock market will be closed on Wednesday for a
public holiday, reopening on Thursday.
    The Malaysian bourse reported net foreign selling worth 282
million ringgit ($80.99 million), while the Kuala Lumpur
composite index fell for a second session to its lowest
close since September 2013.
    Indonesia's key share index finished at a two-week
closing low, with net foreign selling worth 461 billion rupiah
($37.40 million). 
    
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SOUTHEAST ASIAN STOCK MARKETS
 Change on day
 Market             Current     Prev Close    Pct Move
 Singapore          3319.84       3297.84       +0.67
 Kuala Lumpur       1738.10       1740.84       -0.16
 Bangkok            1559.56       1575.55       -1.01
 Jakarta            5122.31       5144.01       -0.42
 Manila             7183.87       7230.56       -0.65
 Ho Chi Minh         555.31        571.68       -2.86
 
 Change on year
 Market             Current       End 2013    Pct Move
 Singapore          3319.84       3167.43       +4.81
 Kuala Lumpur       1738.10       1866.96       -6.90
 Bangkok            1559.56       1298.71      +20.09
 Jakarta            5122.31       4274.18      +19.84
 Manila             7183.87       5889.83      +21.97
 Ho Chi Minh         555.31        504.63      +10.04
 ($1 = 32.9200 baht)
($1 = 3.4820 ringgit)
($1 = 12,327.0000 rupiah)

 (Reporting by Viparat Jantraprap; Editing by Anupama Dwivedi)