The SET Index (SET) fell for a third day, declining 1.4 percent to 1,165.61, the most since Nov. 21. Thailand’s financial markets were closed for a public holiday on April 6 and 9.
Rubber producers: Sri Trang Agro-Industry Pcl (STA) , Thailand’s largest rubber producer, slid 4.5 percent to 19.30 baht, the steepest decline since Nov. 1. Thai Rubber Latex Corp. (Thailand) Pcl (TRUBB) lost 4.5 percent to 4.72 baht, the lowest close since Feb. 16.
Rubber futures dropped for a sixth day, falling 0.8 percent to settle at 322.2 yen a kilogram ($3,970 a metric ton) on the Tokyo Commodity Exchange, the lowest close since Feb. 17.
Banpu Pcl (BANPU) , Thailand’s biggest coal producer, declined 2 percent to 582 baht, lowest close since Jan. 25. Indonesia, the world’s largest exporter of power-station coal, cut the benchmark price for April sales to the lowest in 16 months, according to data released by the energy ministry on April 5. Banpu’s biggest coal production comes from its mines in Indonesia.
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