Thailand - Market factors to watch on April 3

Tue Apr 2, 2013 10:03pm EDT

BANGKOK, April 3 (Reuters) - Following is some
company-related and market news that could affect the local
market.
    
 ----------------------MARKET SNAPSHOT @ 0157 GMT ------------
                     INSTRUMENT   LAST       PCT CHG   NET CHG
 S&P 500                          1570.25      0.52%     8.080
 USD/JPY                          93.61        0.21%     0.200
 10-YR US TSY YLD                 1.8572          --    -0.005
 SPOT GOLD                        1564.36     -0.69%   -10.880
 US CRUDE                         96.63       -0.58%    -0.560
 DOW JONES                        14662.01     0.61%     89.16
 ASIA ADRS                        134.01       0.75%      1.00
 THAI STOCKS                      1550.54      0.06%      0.99
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    GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares mark time before banks, US jobs
data 
    SE ASIA STOCKS-Malaysia rises to 2-1/2 month high;
Philippine retreats 
    
    STOCKS TO WATCH
    
    -- Big C Supercenter Pcl 
    Thai hypermarket operator Big C Supercenter Pcl said on
Tuesday it planned to invest 7 billion-8 billion baht ($238
million-272 million) this year, roughly double its budget in
earlier years, as it will be more aggressive on store
expansion. 
    
 
   MARKET NEWS
 > Wall St climbs with health insurers, S&P nears high    
 > Prices slip as investors move to riskier assets       
 > Yen & euro pensive as BOJ, ECB meetings loom         
 > Gold off 4-week low, firm equities likely to weigh   
 > Oil settles mixed on concerns about demand, U.S. pipeline 
 
 > Thai press digest                                
 > Political risk box on Thailand                 
 
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