The stock markets of Southeast Asia began the week with mixed signs, after a day without great references but in which investors’ caution prevailed due to fears of a global slowdown.
In Singapore, the city-state stock market fell 1.69 points, 0.05%, on Monday, and the selective STI stood at 3,096.40 units.
In Indonesia, the Jakarta parquet advanced 39.41 points, 0.57%, and the JCI index ended at 6,976.38 units.
In Malaysia, the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange fell 15.05 points, 1.06%, and the KLCI index stood at 1,441.24 integers.
In Thailand, the Bangkok parquet closed stable (-0.01%) and the SET index ended with 1,559.21 points.
In the Philippines, the Manila Stock Exchange gained 2.38 points, a slight 0.04%, and the PSEi Composite Index closed at 6,333.94 units.
In Vietnam, the VN index of the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (former Saigon) closed with 1,180.40 points after plummeting 3.03% or 36.90 units.