SE Asia Stocks-Most retreat; tourism shares lift Thai index

April 1, 2015 6:14 AM

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BANGKOK, April 1 (Reuters) - Most Southeast Asian stock markets fell on Wednesday as investors cashed in on rallying markets, with the Indonesian index reversing from a record on Tuesday, but Thai shares eked out gains amid bargain hunting in tourism-related stocks.

The Jakarta composite index traded down 1.06 percent after a 1.5 percent gain in the previous session. Astra International, the country's second-biggest firm by market capitalisation, dropped 4.4 percent, with retail investors selling after a rally on Tuesday to a record high. Data released early on...

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