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20 Apr 2018

Financial Markets

“The Baht weakened, while the SET index rebounded to close at over 1,800 points again.”

​         The SET index rebounded to close at over 1,800 points again, ending at 1,801.28 points, up 1.93% over-week. The average daily trading value was THB 65,242.52 million, that being 20.27% lower. The mai closed at 487.86 points.

          The SET index fell early in the week on foreign investor sell-offs. It then edged upward on big-cap share purchases, especially energy shares, as global oil prices rose. The index was also supported by geopolitical issues in general that seemed to have abated somewhat. At the end of the week, it closed at over 1,800 points higher again, even though there was some pressure from oil refinery and commercial banking shares.



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