Each week, we provide an overview of the percent returns of the primary indices in Southeast Asia and their currency appreciation or depreciation relative to the US Dollar. We provide this information below. We also capture this information, as well as the trailing four and twelve week movements, and plot the data in charts, which you can find on the “index charts” and “currency charts” pages.
During the week of 24 April, the primary indices in Southeast Asia mostly advanced and traded in-line with the market movements in the United States, with gains exceeding declines by six to three. The FTSE Vietnam-all index (VAS) led the way with a gain of 1.16% and Myanmar’s Myanpix index (YSX) had the greatest decline at 1.73%.
- Vietnam-all Index (VAS), 1.16%
- Singapore’s Strait Times Index (STI), 1.13%
- Philippine Stock Exchange Index (PSEi), 1.09%
- Cambodia Securities Exchange (CSX), 0.91%
- Kuala Lumpur Composite Index (KLCI), 0.68%
- Jakarta Stock Exchange (JSX), 0.37%
- Lao Stock Exchange (LSX), -0.23%
- Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET), -0.24%
- Myanmar’s Myanpix Index (YSX), -1.73%
During the week of 24 April, almost all Southeast Asian currencies declined against the US Dollar, with only the Malaysian Ringgit appreciating, gaining 1.34%. The Cambodian Riel led all declines with a depreciation of 0.96%.
- Malaysian Ringgit (MYR), 1.34%
- Singapore Dollar (SGD), -0.01%
- Lao Kip (LAK), -0.02%
- Indonesian Rupiah (IDR), -0.07%
- Vietnamese Dong (VND), -0.09%
- Myanmar Kyat (MMK), -0.62%
- Thai Baht (THB), -0.66%
- Philippine Peso (PHP). -0.74%
- Cambodian Riel (KHR), -0.96%