Thai stocks surge on easing virus cases, economic stimulus

Thai stocks surged as trading resumed after the Chakri Memorial Day holiday, boosted by rising optimism about a waning coronavirus outbreak and the government’s new economic stimulus.

The benchmark SET Index rose 6.7% as of 4.58pm in Bangkok, poised for the highest gain since March 11. The gauge has advanced almost 19% from its low on March 23.

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Bangkok Post Reporter