The SET Index (SET) rose 0.4 percent to 1,164.98, the highest close since July 19, 1996.
Bangkok Dusit Medical Services Pcl (BGH) , Thailand’s biggest hospital operator, climbed 1 percent to 76 baht, the highest close since Jan. 31. Net income in 2011 almost doubled from a year earlier to 4.39 billion baht ($144 million), or 3 baht a share.
Padaeng Industry Pcl (PDI) , a zinc producer, declined 1.3 percent to 14.80 baht. Net income in 2011 slumped 99 percent to 4.28 million baht.
Pakfood Pcl (PPC) , a seafood exporter, jumped 5.7 percent to 50.75 baht. Thai Union Frozen Products Pcl offered to buy shares it doesn’t already own in Pakfood at 51 baht each, according to a regulatory filing.
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