Shares recover in volatile week for dollar, crypto

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The Bangkok Post

Recap: Global shares rose yesterday amid optimism fed by strong US economic and earnings reports, while Covid restrictions receded in some countries. The upturn capped a volatile week in which worries about inflation and an early US interest-rate hike pushed the dollar near a three-month low, the cryptocurrency market tanked while gold and silver shone as safe-haven assets. The SET index moved in a range of 1,529.69 and 1,570.37 points this week before closing yesterday at 1,552.44, up by 0.19% from the previous week, in daily turnover averaging 90.25 billion baht. Retail investors were net bu…

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