JAKARTA, May 24 (Reuters) - Indonesian and
Vietnamese shares rebounded from their previous session's
steep falls, while most Southeast Asian markets were closed on
Friday for a local holiday.
Jakarta's Composite Index rose 0.66 percent to 5,155.09,
boosted by a 2 percent jump in property shares.
Vietnam's broader benchmark index closed up 0.4 percent as
institutional investors bought shares of real estate and
building materials companies on expectation of a boost to the
economy, and on lower inflation numbers.
The Philippine index closed 0.62 percent lower at
7,268.91. The Philippines' imports in March fell for a third
straight month with the pace of decline accelerating since
February, raising concerns that growth may slow for the
Thailand, Singapore and Malaysian stock markets were closed
on Friday and will reopen on Monday.
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SOUTHEAST ASIAN STOCK MARKETS
Change on day
Market Current Prev Close Pct Move
TR SE Asia Index* 444.34 439.98 +0.99
Singapore - - -
Kuala Lumpur - - -
Bangkok - - -
Jakarta 5155.09 5121.40 +0.66
Manila 7268.91 7314.38 -0.62
Ho Chi Minh 500.24 498.22 +0.41
Change on year
Market Current End prev yr Pct Move
TR SE Asia Index* 444.34 424.10 +4.77
Singapore - 3167.08 -
Kuala Lumpur - 1688.95 -
Bangkok - 1391.93 -
Jakarta 5155.09 4316.69 +18.64
Manila 7268.91 5812.73 +25.05
Ho Chi Minh 500.24 413.73 +20.91
* The Thomson Reuters South East Asia Index is a
highly representative indicator of stocks listed in Indonesia,
Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.