Thai stocks reached their highest point in nearly two years yesterday, with the main index rising by 1.69% to close at 801.32 points.

The index, which rose to as high as 803.92 points, ended the day up 13.34 points in trade worth 28.715 billion baht. The index is at its highest point since June 2008.

Energy stocks led the rally, rising by 2.57% as crude oil prices continued their two-month upwards trend by topping $84 per barrel. Bank stocks rose by 0.59% while construction material stocks rose by 3.46%.

via SET breaks 800 to hit 22-month high.

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