MERS case hits aviation, hotel shares

Breaking News June 19, 2015 17:33

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(Reuters) -- The shares of aviation companies and hotels fell Friday after Thailand confirmed its first case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), further dampening tourism sentiment already hit by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO



Bumrungrad Hospital shares dropped 6.3 per cent yesterday after it confirmed the treatment of the country’s first MERS case.
Airports of Thailand dropped 4.2 per cent, national carrier Thai Airways International eased 2.3 per cent and Central Plaza Hotel plunged 6.6 per cent, all extending losses for a second day.
Among other losers, lowcost carrier Nok Airlines shed 2 per cent, Asia Aviation slipped 5.4 per cent and hotel operator Minor International fell 3.3 per cent. 

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