SE Asia Stocks-Thai shares post first weekly gain in seven

April 3, 2015 10:56 AM

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BANGKOK, April 3 (Reuters) - Stocks in Thailand, Malaysia and Vietnam posted modest gains on Friday with some South-east Asian markets closed for holiday, while investors awaited the release of U.S. jobs data later in the day for clues on when the Fed will raise interest rates.

Thailand's key SET index edged up 0.25 percent on the day and 2.73 percent on the week, its first gain in seven weeks. Tourism stocks such as hotelier Central Plaza Hotel and Minor International advanced, with brokers citing the lifting of martial law imposed 10 months ago as the key catalyst. Airli...

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