• Thu, 21 Feb 2019 01:00
    Confidence boost on way for online sales
    THE Bank of Thailand (BOT) will speed up the development of two payment systems it is introducing to boost the confidence of buyers and sellers making social commerce and e-commerce transactions.
  • Mon, 04 Feb 2019 01:00
    Food industry hits alarm button over baht appreciation
    Food industry representatives are urging the Bank of Thailand (BOT) and the Finance Ministry to address worries that the baht will appreciate this year, dampening exports and reducing the income of local farmers. 
  • Mon, 21 Jan 2019 01:00
    BOT tipped to hold rate at 1.75% throughout year amid low inflation
    THE BANK OF Thailand (BOT) will hold the policy interest rate at 1.75 per cent throughout 2019, Tada Phutthitada, president of the Thai Bond Market Association (ThaiBMA), predicted last week.
  • Mon, 14 Jan 2019 01:00
    Aggressive marketing sales offer plum deals for property buyers
    LISTED AND non-listed property firms are launching special promotion campaigns to boost sales in the first quarter of this year before they are hit by a new Bank of Thailand (BOT) mortgage measure, effective April 1.
    Real Estate
  • Fri, 04 Jan 2019 01:00
    Hunt for yield, fragile property  market high on BOT watch list
    THE Bank of Thailand (BOT) is keeping watch on risks to the financial system posed by factors ranging from investors’ search for yield and fragility in the property market to high household debts and increasingly large swings in capital movements.
  • Thu, 27 Dec 2018 01:00
    Fixed-income funds, corporate bonds among concerns flagged by BOT
    THE BANK of Thailand (BOT) yesterday warned investors about the risks posed by fixed-income funds invested abroad, while also flagging concerns over deposits placed with savings cooperatives and bonds issued by Thai conglomerates.
  • Fri, 21 Dec 2018 01:00
    Home borrowers likely to feel pinch as further BOT rate rise tipped
    THE Bank of Thailand (BOT) is likely to implement a modest interest rate hike again next year, and financial experts predicted that those feeling the pinch will be mortgage holders.
  • Fri, 21 Dec 2018 01:00
    Increase in interest rate to hit consumers next year
    THE Bank of Thailand (BOT) is likely to implement a modest interest rate hike again next year, and financial experts predicted that those feeling the pinch will be mortgage holders.
  • Mon, 24 Dec 2018 01:00
    High-value residential to be main driver of 2019 realty growth 
    Challenges await property developers next year with the Bank of Thailand (BOT) poised to implement a more restrictive regime on mortgage loans starting April 1, along with the recent with a rise in the policy rate, and an expected slowdown of the country’s economic growth, according to realty experts. 
    Real Estate
  • Thu, 20 Dec 2018 01:00
    Banks stock up on cash for New Year revellers
    THE Bank of Thailand (BOT) forecasts demand for banknotes will rise 4.5 per cent to about Bt130 billion over the festive week for New Year celebrations.
  • Mon, 17 Dec 2018 10:45
    Hike in BoT policy rate likely
    HSBC Global Research expects the Bank of Thailand (BoT) to hike its policy rate by 25 basis points (bp) at the upcoming meeting on December, 19 after holding it unchanged for more than three years. 
    Breaking News
  • 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.
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