File photo : Prayut//AFP
File photo : Prayut//AFP

SET up nearly 1% after PM says election to be held November next year

Economy October 10, 2017 18:42

By The Nation

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The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) Index surged 0.87 per cent to close at 1,706.95 points on Tuesday, after Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha said earlier in the day that the general election would take place in November next year.

Speaking after chairing a meeting of the National Council for Peace and Order, the premier also said the government would announce the precise election date in June.