SET Index closes on an overall positive note


BANGKOK, 16 May 2014  – The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) Index went up today, closing at 1,405.26. 

Overall, stocks closed on a positive note with the tourism sector gaining the most percentage-wise at 2.21 percent, or 10.68 points, closing at 492.98. The communications sector gained 350.90 points, which was the biggest point gain, reaching 27,443.01, which represents a 1.30 percent increase.

Thailand’s SET Index overall went up 10.05 points, or 0.72 percent, with a 44.3 billion baht turnover.

The Bluechip SET50 Index closed at 955.52, up 8.64 points or 0.91 percent, accounting for 29.81 billion baht.

Meanwhile, the MAI Index closed at 415.59, down 1.73 or 0.41 percent, accounting for 2.46 billion baht.