Investor confidence in Thailand’s financial markets has dropped to a 7-month low, dented by growing political protests
A survey in October by the Federation of Thai Capital Market Organizations showed its confidence index fell to 61.27, the lowest mark since a record low of 56.7 in March.
The Thai stock market has dropped 21% YTD, with foreign investors selling 304 billion baht ($9.79-B) net of Thai shares. They have sold 65 billion baht of Thai bonds this year.
Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index soared to its highest close in more than 3 months Thursday.
The Hang Seng jumped 3.25% on the day, its biggest 1-day rise since 6 July, to finish at 25,695.92, its highest close since 13 July.
The Hang Seng China Enterprises Index in Hong Kong gained 3.76%
China shares finished higher Thursday
At the close, the Shanghai Composite index was up 1.3% at 3,320.13.
The blue-chip CSI300 index gained 1.48%, led by the consumer staples sector, which added 1.61%.
Japanese shares ended at a more than 2 yr high Thursday, following overnight Wall Street gains.
The benchmark Nikkei share average rose 1.73% to close at 24,105.28, the broader Topix gained 1.39% at 1,649.9.
Australian shares climbed more than 1% Thursday
The S&P/ASX 200 index .AXJO rose 1.3% at 6,139.60. New Zealand’s benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index .NZ50 closed 0.4% lower to 12,249.98.
Data as of 5 November 2020. All quotes delayed at least 15 mins.
|.TRXFLDJPP||Thomson Reuters Equity Japan Index||6:47am EST||144.61||+2.02||+1.42%|
|.TRXFLDHKP||Thomson Reuters Equity HK Index||4:37am EST||333.23||+13.64||+4.27%|
|.TRXFLDINP||Thomson Reuters Equity India Index||7:16am EST||1,396.25||+23.32||+1.70%|
|.N225||Nikkei Stock Average 225||1:15am EST||24,105.28||+410.05||+1.73%|
|.HSI||Hang Seng Index||3:08am EST||25,695.92||+809.78||+3.25%|
|.AORD||ASX All Ordinaries Index||12:57am EST||6,344.00||+79.00||+1.26%|
|.KS11||KOSPI Index||4:03am EST||2,413.79||+56.47||+2.40%|
|.SETI||SET Composite Index||4:43am EST||1,264.32||+41.88||+3.43%|
|.JKSE||Jakarta Composite||3:14am EST||5,260.33||+155.13||+3.04%|
|.PSI||PSE Composite Index||4 Nov 2020||6,644.77||+180.72||+2.80%|
|.SSEC||Shanghai Composite Index||2:59am EST||3,320.13||+42.69||+1.30%|
|.BSESN||S&P BSE Sensex||7:24am EST||41,340.16||+724.02||+1.78%|
|.FTFBMKLCI||FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI||4 Nov 2020||1,501.49||+36.88||+2.52%|
|.HNX30||HNX 30 Index||4 Nov 2020||252.86||-1.90||-0.75%|
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