• Wed, 31 Oct 2018 01:00
    BOT expected to hike key interest rate
    STANDARD Chartered Bank (Thailand) expects the Bank of Thailand (BOT) to start monetary policy normalisation and increase the interest rate by 25 basis points (bps) , from 1.50 per cent to 1.75 per cent, in November. 
  • Wed, 24 Oct 2018 01:00
    BOT to consider suggestions from developers, banks for home loan policy 
    The Bank of Thailand (BOT) revealed that real estate developers and commercial banks had submitted ideas to help develop new criteria for home loans.
  • Mon, 08 Oct 2018 18:04
    BOT’s new home-loan rules should improve banks’ asset quality: Moody’s
    Moody’s believes the new mortgage-lending rules announced by the Bank of Thailand (BOT) are credit positive because they will help to reduce speculative buying and require banks to focus on borrowers with better credit quality.
  • Fri, 28 Sep 2018 01:00
    The Bank of Thailand (BOT) will introduce regulations on financial institutions' lending to car owners using the car registration book as collateral.
  • Tue, 25 Sep 2018 01:00
    BOT faces more challenges as boundaries become blurry: governor
    THE BANK of Thailand (BOT) will focus more on maintaining financial stability and will keep an eye on mortgage lending, which might destabilise the country’s financial system.
  • Thu, 20 Sep 2018 01:00
    Central bank decides to maintain policy rate at 1.5 per cent
    Bank of Thailand (BOT)’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) decided yesterday to leave the policy rate unchanged at 1.50 per cent to bolster growth and cope with the inflation target framework, while maintaining its forecast for this year’s economic growth at 4.4 per cent.
  • Mon, 10 Sep 2018 01:00
    Banks  cautioned  over property loans
    BOT governor calls for prudence amid glut in condo segment, riding NPLs  
  • Thu, 23 Aug 2018 01:00
    What if the Bank of Thailand does not hike policy rate?
    “DO YOU really think the Bank of Thailand (BOT) will raise interest rate even if inflation remains merely above its target range of 1-4 per cent ?” This kind of question always emerges when discussing outlook of Thai policy rate.
  • Wed, 15 Aug 2018 01:00
    Thailand shielded from Turkey rout
    THE turmoil in Turkey’s financial markets presents only a limited threat to Thailand, according to the Bank of Thailand (BOT), but some analysts see the fallout for emerging markets causing moderate falls in the baht and the country’s trade surplus.
  • Fri, 27 Jul 2018 15:27
    New Bt500, Bt1,000 notes to be issued
    New Bt500 and Bt1,000 banknotes will enter circulation on His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn’s 66th birthday tomorrow (Saturday), said Bank of Thailand (BOT) assistant governor Woraporn Tangsaghasaksri.
  • Tue, 24 Jul 2018 01:00
    Banks to offer fee-free accounts for the poor, elderly
    COMMERCIAL and state-owned banks are joining forces to offer to fee-free basic bank accounts for holders of state welfare cards and senior citizens as part of a drive for sustainable banking being promoted by the Bank of Thailand (BOT).
  • Fri, 06 Jul 2018 01:00
    BOT dealt strong hand amid pressures
    THE Bank of Thailand (BOT) has made clear that the country’s robust external positions leave the central bank free to set its own monetary policy, regardless of the upward trend in interest rates around the world.
  • Wed, 04 Jul 2018 01:00
    BOT confident on outlook
    THE baht has been weakening in line with its regional peers, driven lower by the moves among major economies to raise interest rates and the concerns over a trade war, Bank of Thailand (BOT) governor Veerathai Santiprabhob said.
  • Sat, 30 Jun 2018 01:00
    BOT boss warns against complacency
    THAILAND can draw on the lessons learnt from the 1997 Asian financial crisis to cope with any upheavals that may emerge in the global economy, Bank of Thailand (BOT) governor Veerathai Santiprabhob said.
  • Wed, 27 Jun 2018 01:00
    KBank’s plan for agencies heading to BOT soon 
    A PLAN by Kasikornbank (KBank) to have petrol stations and mini marts serve as banking agents will be submitted to the Bank of Thailand (BOT) by the end of this month. The lender aims to cut service costs under the move, which is part of its 2018 plan.
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