SE Asia Stocks-Thai index near 1-week low on energy shares

January 15, 2016 11:12 AM

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BANGKOK, Jan 15 Most Southeast Asian stock markets fell on Friday as a retreat in crude oil futures triggered sell-offs in energy shares, sending Thai benchmark to a near one-week low and key indexes in the region extending losses for the second week.

Bangkok's SET index dropped 1.4 percent, nearly erasing gains on the week. It finished at 1,245.85, the lowest close since Jan. 11. Losses were led by top three energy stocks with PTT sliding 6 percent, PTT Exploration and Production down 6.8 percent and PTT Global Chemical 5.7 percent lower. Most k...

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