Thailand's stock market experienced an increase on Wednesday, as the all-company Thailand SET Index (SET) added 0.3% to reach 1,401.49.

Top Performers

During the session, Super Turtle (TURTLE), a media/entertainment company, emerged as the biggest leader, with an impressive 8.1% rise. Following closely behind were industrial goods firm Cal-Comp Electronics (CCET), which saw a 7.0% increase, and JMT Network Services (JMT), an organization operating in the business/consumer services sector, with shares rising by 4.0%.


On the other hand, SCGJWD Logistics (SJWD), a transportation/logistics firm, experienced the largest decline, falling by 3.3%. Tech company Jasmine Tech Soln (JTS) also witnessed a drop of 3.1% in their shares. R&B Food Supply (RBF) also reported a decline of 3.1%.

Southeast Asia Market Summary

In the rest of Southeast Asia, Singapore's FTSE Straits Times Index (STI) increased by 1.0%, while Malaysia's FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBMKLCI) remained flat. The Philippines' PSEi Index (PSEI) recorded a rise of 1.1%, while Indonesia's JSX Composite Index (JAKIDX) decreased by 0.2%.

Asia-Pacific Region Overview

Moving on to the broader Asia-Pacific region, Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index (HSI) saw a decline of 0.3% among its companies, while Japan's NIKKEI 225 Index (NIK) witnessed a marginal 0.1% decrease. Meanwhile, Chinese companies listed on the Shanghai Composite Index (SHCOMP) experienced a notable gain of 1.4%.

Furthermore, South Korea's KOSPI Composite Index (180721) gained 1.3%, and Australian stocks listed on the S&P/ASX 200 Benchmark Index (XJO) saw a growth of 0.5%.

Currency Market Update

In terms of currency exchange, the U.S. dollar (USDTHB) climbed by 0.1% to equal 35.62 Thai baht, while the euro (EURTHB) also experienced a 0.1% increase, bringing the exchange rate to 38.34 baht.

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