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Martial law move dents Thai stocks

Baht drops 0.6% against US dollar; army's move not a coup, says chief

[BANGKOK] Thailand's benchmark stock index headed for its biggest drop in almost two weeks and the baht declined as the army imposed martial law nationwide amid persistent political turmoil.

The SET Index fell 1.1 per cent, poised for the biggest drop since May 8, to close at 1,394.69....

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