Thai Baht value depreciate while SET index rises

August 6th, 2008 - 1:40 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi  

According to the Kasikorn Bank’s exchange rate this morning (August 6th), the bid price for the Thai baht was 32.50 baht per US dollar and offered price was 33.83 baht per US dollar. At the same time, the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) Index during this morning’s trade session edged up 6.19 points to close at 673.31 points with a total market value of 6.534 billion baht.

Meanwhile, Thai baht after the market closed yesterday afternoon showed a bid price of 32.47 baht per US dollar and offered price of 33.80 baht per US dollar, while the SET index during the afternoon session slumped by 7.55 points to close at 667.12 points with a total market value of 14.130 billion baht.

Source : National News Bureau, Public Relations Department of Thailand

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