Thailand stocks recorded a third consecutive session of gains on Monday, with the all-company Thailand SET Index SET (+0.17%) increasing by 0.2% to reach 1,422.14.
Carabao Group CBG (+1.40%) emerged as the standout performer during the session, marking a significant gain of 4.2%. Real estate firm WHA Premium Growth F&L WHART (+1.09%) also experienced a notable rise of 3.8%. Taokaenoi Food & Mktg TKN (-1.82%), operating within the same space, secured the third position among the session's leaders, with shares climbing by 3.7%.
Exotic Food XO (+2.27%), however, faced the largest decline of the day, plummeting by 14.1%. In similar fashion, shares of business/consumer services company Sky ICT SKY (-2.59%) witnessed a 4.4% drop. Additionally, shares of company i-Tail ITC (+7.37%) declined by 3.9%.
Southeast Asian Markets
Across the Southeast Asian region, gains were observed in Singapore's FTSE Straits Times Index STI (+0.91%) and Malaysia's FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI FBMKLCI (+1.02%), which rose by 0.9% and 1.0% respectively. The Philippines' PSEi Index PSEI (+1.48%) saw an increase of 1.5%, while Indonesia's JSX Composite Index JAKIDX (+1.33%) enjoyed a rise of 1.3%.
In other parts of the Asia-Pacific region, Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index HSI (+1.71%) experienced growth of 1.7%, and Japan's NIKKEI 225 Index NIK (+2.37%) observed a rise of 2.4%. Chinese companies represented by the Shanghai Composite Index SHCOMP (+0.91%) also saw an increase of 0.9%.
The KOSPI Composite Index 180721 (+5.66%) of South Korean stocks had an outstanding performance, rising by 5.7%. Meanwhile, Australia's S&P/ASX 200 Benchmark Index XJO (+0.28%) saw a slight increase of 0.3%.
In terms of currency, the U.S. dollar USDTHB (+0.06%) maintained stability against the Thai baht, standing at 35.46 baht. On the other hand, the euro EURTHB (+0.37%) experienced a rise of 0.4%, reaching 38.11 baht.