Stock Board in Bangkok

Stock Board in Bangkok

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A man monitors an electronic stock board at the Asia Plus Securities Pcl headquarters in Bangkok. The benchmark SET Index slid 5.3 percent on Jan. 2, its worst start to a year since at least 1988, before rallying 2.6 percent yesterday, the most since Sept. 19. The gauge rose 0.3 percent at 11:07 a.m. local time.