Thai baht flies high despite bird flu

"So far it seems that the impact of bird flu on the baht appears to be minimal, although there’s been a significant impact on the stock market," Usara Wilaipich, senior economist at Standard Chartered in Bangkok, told FX Week.

The outbreak has dominated headlines in Asia over the past few weeks.
A strain of the disease that can
infect humans has been found in countries including Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia and China. The World Health Organisation (WHO) last week reported a total of four human

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