Thai shares firm amid political turmoil

|By:, SA News Editor

Thai stocks (THD, TF, TTF) hold up well in the face of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra's move to dissolve parliament and hold snap elections.

The SET is up 0.4% in Bangkok.

Elsewhere in the region, Malaysian (EWM) and Indonesian (IDX, EIDO, IDXJ) shares rally 0.8%.