Thailand stocks showed positive momentum on Monday, with the all-company Thailand SET Index (SET) increasing by 0.6% to reach 1,376.80.

Top Performers

  • SCGJWD Logistics (SJWD), a transportation/logistics company, emerged as the top leader during the session, gaining an impressive 5.3%.
  • Asset World (AWC), a real estate/construction firm, also showed strong growth, adding 5.2%.
  • Jasmine Tech Soln (JTS), operating in the technology space, secured the third spot among the day’s leaders with a 5.0% increase in share value.

Major Declines

  • Amata Corp PCL (AMATA), a real estate/construction firm, experienced the largest decline, dropping by 3.7%.
  • Delta Electronics (DELTA), an industrial goods company, witnessed a similar decline of 3.7% in its share values.
  • BYD Co. Ltd. TDR (BYDCOM80), an automotive company, encountered a slight decrease of 2.3%.

Southeast Asia Overview

In other parts of Southeast Asia:

  • Singapore’s FTSE Straits Times Index (STI) faced a decline of 0.6%.
  • Conversely, Malaysia’s FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBMKLCI) observed a positive growth of 0.6%.
  • The Philippines’ PSEi Index (PSEI) fell by 0.8%, while Indonesia’s JSX Composite Index (JAKIDX) added 0.3%.

Asia-Pacific Market Overview

The Hang Seng Index (HSI) in Hong Kong surged by 0.8%, while Japan’s NIKKEI 225 Index (NIK) rose by the same percentage. On the other hand, the Shanghai Composite Index (SHCOMP) of Chinese companies witnessed a decline of 0.9%.

In South Korea, the KOSPI Composite Index (180721) showcased strong performance, adding 0.9%. Similarly, the S&P/ASX 200 Benchmark Index (XJO) of Australian stocks experienced a growth of 0.3%.

Currency Analysis

On the currency front, the U.S. dollar (USDTHB) fell by 0.3% against the Thai baht, settling at 35.56 baht. Simultaneously, the euro (EURTHB) also decreased by 0.5%, reaching 38.51 baht.

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