Thai SET Ends Higher for 6th Straight Session -- Market Talk

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1014 GMT - Thai shares ended higher for the 6th straight session. The benchmark SET index, which is hovering around its fresh 24-year high levels, closed up 0.2% at 1721.37, recording a 2.9% gain in October. Some banking stocks led the gains in the latest session with Bangkok Bank up 2.1% while TISCO Financial rose 0.9%. Among telecom names, True Corp closed up 0.8% while Advanced Info ended up 0.3%. (saurabh.chaturvedi@wsj.com; @journosaurabh)

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October 31, 2017 06:29 ET (10:29 GMT)