Thai stocks (THD) outpaced other Southeast Asian shares this week as energy names (buoyed by a...

|By:, SA News Editor

Thai stocks (THD) outpaced other Southeast Asian shares this week as energy names (buoyed by a recovery in oil prices) helped the SET index gain 2.4%. Some analysts have expressed concern that lower oil prices could weigh on Thai equity markets going forward. The strength of the baht also has traders cautious: "It is still unclear how authorities will deal with" the surging currency, one analyst told Reuters.