SE Asia Stocks-Most up ahead of holiday; Thai SET near 3-week high

April 2, 2015 8:15 AM

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BANGKOK, April 2 (Reuters) - Most Southeast Asian stock markets rose on Thursday, led by energy shares, while Thai stock index climbed to the highest in almost three weeks as tourism-related stocks gained after the government lifted martial law.

The benchmark SET index was up 0.5 percent at 1,532.94. It earlier hit 1,539.65, the highest since March 16. Investors have shown appetite for selected aviation stocks after the military government said on Wednesday it had lifted martial law imposed before a coup 10 months ago. Shares of Airports of...

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