BANGKOK, Oct 9 (Reuters) - Stocks in Singapore, Thailand andthe Philippines edged lower on Tuesday amid broad-based sell-offin regional large caps such as Metropolitan Bank & Trust Co
and Siam Cement Pclas concerns about globalgrowth dented investor sentiment.
Singapore's Straits Times Index
fell for a secondsession, ending at a one-week closing low of 3,065.91 whileThailand's SET index
lost nearly 1 percent to the lowestclose in almost two weeks.The Philippines' main index
extended its loss for athird session, falling 0.7 percent to a near one-week closinglow of 5,394.90.
Late selling erased most of morning gains in Malaysia
, both ending the day slightlyhigher. Warning about the global growth from the IMF weighed onstock markets globally.
Foreign investors bought 211 million ringgit ($68.79million) worth of Malaysian shares, while local retail anddomestic institutions were net sellers, stock exchange datashowed.
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SOUTHEAST ASIAN STOCK MARKETS
Change on dayMarket Current Prev Close Pct MoveTR SE Asia Index* 415.72 415.81 -0.02Singapore 3065.91 3076.65 -0.35Kuala Lumpur 1663.32 1660.22 +0.19Bangkok 1292.48 1304.71 -0.94Jakarta 4280.25 4268.24 +0.28Manila 5394.90 5434.13 -0.72Ho Chi Minh 393.67 393.45 +0.06Change on yearMarket Current End prev yr Pct MoveTR SE Asia Index* 415.72 346.30 +20.05Singapore 3065.91 2646.35 +15.85Kuala Lumpur 1663.32 1530.73 +8.66Bangkok 1292.48 1025.32 +26.06Jakarta 4280.25 3821.99 +11.99Manila 5394.90 4371.96 +23.40Ho Chi Minh 393.67 351.55 +11.98
* The Thomson Reuters South East Asia Index
is ahighly representative indicator of stocks listed in Indonesia,Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.
Stock Market Volume (shares)Market Current Volume Average Volume 30 daysSingapore 196,085,100 297,854,940Kuala Lumpur 139,281,600 151,623,767Bangkok 9,323,509 6,247,349Jakarta 2,906,251,000 3,464,574,950Manila 64,608 82,707Ho Chi Minh 38,749 38,313
($1 = 3.0675 Malaysian ringgits)
(Reporting by Viparat Jantraprap; Editing by Anand Basu)
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