The Thailand SET Index SET rose by 0.1% to 1,391.93 on Monday, with several companies leading the upward trend.

Super Turtle (TURTLE), a prominent media and entertainment company, emerged as the top performer during the trading session, surging by an impressive 11.4%. Transportation and logistics firm Asia Network Intl (ANI) also made significant gains of 9.0%. Likewise, Regional Container Lines (RCL), operating in the transportation and logistics sector, joined the list of top-performing companies on Monday, with its shares increasing by 8.4%.

However, not all companies experienced positive outcomes. Jasmine Tech Soln (JTS), a technology firm, faced a notable decline of 8.7%. Health care and life sciences company Mega Lifesciences (MEGA) also witnessed a drop of 3.1%, while industrial goods company Berli Jucker (BJC) saw its shares decrease by 2.9%.

Across Southeast Asia, Singapore's FTSE Straits Times Index STI remained steady, while Malaysia's FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI FBMKLCI experienced a modest gain of 0.2%. The Philippines' PSEi Index PSEI closed flat, and Indonesia's JSX Composite Index JAKIDX fell by 1.0%.

Moving to the wider Asia-Pacific region, Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index HSI recorded a 1.0% decline. Similarly, the NIKKEI 225 Index NIK, representing Japanese companies, experienced a decrease of 0.6%. The Shanghai Composite Index SHCOMP, which reflects Chinese companies' performance, also suffered a 0.4% fall.

South Korean stocks painted a different picture as the KOSPI Composite Index gained 0.1%. Conversely, Australian stocks faced a slight setback, with the S&P/ASX 200 Benchmark Index dropping by 0.2%.

Regarding currencies, the U.S. dollar climbed by 0.2% against the Thai baht, reaching 34.97 baht. The euro also saw an increase of 0.2%, amounting to 38.19 baht.

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