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Airports of Thailand, Bank of Ayudhya, PTT: Thai Equity Preview

Shares of the following companies may have unusual moves in Thailand trading. (SET) Stock symbols are in parentheses and prices are as of the previous close in Bangkok, unless otherwise stated.

The SET Index fell 0.5 percent to 1,032.51.

Airports of Thailand (AOT TB): Shares of the nation’s biggest operator of airfields will trade today without the right to a dividend. The stock was unchanged at 46 baht.

Bank of Ayudhya (BAY) : The nation’s fifth-biggest bank by assets is seeking approval from Thailand’s central bank to acquire HSBC Holdings Plc (HSBA)’s credit-card and consumer loans business in Thailand, the Bangkok Post reported, citing an unidentified source in the banking industry. The shares were unchanged at 22.1 baht.

PTT Pcl (PTT) : Thailand’s largest energy company will shut down its Yetagun gas field in Myanmar from Dec. 29 to Jan. 6 to perform maintenance, it said in a statement yesterday. The shares fell 0.6 percent to 317 baht.

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