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Thailand declares government holiday but stock market to stay open

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Thailand's cabinet declared a government holiday on Friday for mourning King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who died the previous day, a cabinet spokeswoman told Reuters.

[BANGKOK] Thailand's cabinet declared a government holiday on Friday for mourning King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who died the previous day, a cabinet spokeswoman told Reuters.

The Stock Exchange of Thailand however said it and other financial institutions would be operating as normal. The stock market opens at 0300 GMT.

REUTERS