SE Asia Stocks-Up on oil prices; rate play lifts Thai shares

April 24, 2015 5:38 AM

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BANGKOK, April 24 (Reuters) - Southeast Asian stock markets rose on Friday, led by oil related shares such as Sapurakencana Petroleum Bhd and PTT Pcl, following gains in oil prices and as a fresh record for the Nasdaq bolstered sentiment in the broader Asia market.

Malaysia's key index traded up 0.7 percent after two straight days of falls and on track to add 0.7 percent on the week, a sixth straight week of gain. Shares of oil and gas service firm Sapurakencana jumped 4.1 percent, the second-best performer on MSCI's index of Southeast Asia after global oil pr...

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