Southeast Asian stock markets saw net foreign purchases lastweek as the region's benchmark stock indexes scaled new highs.
Foreign funds to Indonesia's stock market stood at $99million in the week ended Oct. 5, a fifth straight week, .
Indonesia posted inflows for a fifth straight week. Itreported $99 million inflows for the week ended Oct. 5, addingto a combined $985 million inflows of the previous four weeks,Thomson Reuters data showed.
Jakarta's Composite Index posted its second straightrecord closing high on Friday, ending at 4,311.31.
The Philippines' net inflow for the period was $34 million.The Philippine Stock Exchange index closed at a recordhigh of 5,443.74 on Oct. 4.
Foreign investors pumped in $116 million into Thai stockslast week as the benchmark SET index ended the week at a16-year closing high of 1,311.35.
The Malaysian bourse reported $126 million of net foreignbuying last week. Kuala Lumpur's benchmark stock indexhit a record close of 1,661.47 on Oct. 4.
Bucking the trend, the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchang's VN index
saw foreign outflows for a second week running, with netforeign selling of $4 million.
Foreign flow data for Singapore was not available. 1413 (0713 GMT)
(Reporting by Viparat Jantraprap in Bangkok;email@example.com; Editing by PrateekChatterjee)
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