• Fri, 15 Feb 2019 01:00
    Somkid urges BOT action on baht
    THE government’s economics chief has voiced his concerns over a strong baht with his central bank counterpart, citing the impact on farmers and calling on him to be ready to put the brakes on further gains in the currency.
    Economy
  • Mon, 04 Feb 2019 11:36
    Thai, Cambodian central banks sign pact
    Bank of Thailand announced on Monday it had signed an agreement with the National Bank of Cambodia on cooperation in payments and financial innovation.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 31 Jan 2019 01:00
    Kiatnakin Bank cautious in face of BOT rules tightening
    KIATNAKIN Bank Plc has set a modest 8 per cent target growth in loans for this year, down from the 18.5 per cent rise seen in 2018, amid rising worries over the central bank’s new macro-prudential guidelines and rising interest rates.
    Corporate
  • Fri, 25 Jan 2019 01:00
    CHINESE NEW YEAR  Central bank estimates  Bt62.5bn in cash demand 
    The Bank of Thailand estimates cash demand during the upcoming Chinese New Year holidays at Bt62.5 billion, an increase of 35.8 per cent from Bt46 billion last year, according to a bank statement yesterday. 
    Economy
  • Fri, 11 Jan 2019 01:00
    BOT ‘ready to act in slowdown’
    WHILE some analysts take aim at what they call the Bank of Thailand’s (BOT) hawkish stance on monetary policy for risking a deeper economic slowdown, the central bank’s chief insists the BOT is prepared for any dip in the economy.
    Economy
  • Thu, 10 Jan 2019 13:22
    BOT prepared for any dip in economy, says governor
    The Bank of Thailand is ready to act if the economy slows down sharply, Central Bank governor Veerathai Santiprabhob said on Thursday, while some analysts worry a stronger baht will hurt the economy.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 10 Jan 2019 01:00
    Cambodian central bank embraces Industry 4.0
    The National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) will continue to promote the development of the Fourth Industrial Revolution in the kingdom’s financial sector, according to its report on Macro-Economic and Banking Sector Development in 2018 and Outlook for 2019.
    Economy
  • Sat, 22 Dec 2018 07:09
    US Fed could rethink rate hikes as Trump trade wars drag on economy
    The US central bank sent a strong signal on Friday that it would be willing to reconsider expected interest rate hikes amid new data showing President Donald Trump's multi-front trade wars are dragging on the economy and shaking up investors.
    business
  • 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.
    business
  • Fri, 30 Nov 2018 06:36
    Fed likely to raise rates in December but concerns mounting: minutes
    US central bankers believe another interest rate hike is due "fairly soon," boosting widespread expectations the Federal Reserve will raise lending costs next month, according to meeting minutes released Thursday.
    business
  • Wed, 28 Nov 2018 06:53
    Trump attacks Fed chief, 'not even a little bit happy' with Powell
    President Donald Trump once again blasted his hand-picked chief of the US central bank Tuesday, saying he was "not even a little bit happy" with his selection of Jerome Powell.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 23 Nov 2018 01:00
    BOT chief hints interest rate hike in the pipeline
    Keeping rates ultra low not necessary, rise may not affect commercial banks: Veerathai
    business
  • Thu, 15 Nov 2018 08:57
    Fed's Powell says must balance raising rates too much vs not enough
    The US central bank is aiming to prolong the economic expansion but must balance the risk of raising interest rates too much or not enough, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Wednesday.
    business
  • Thu, 08 Nov 2018 09:36
    US Fed on hold but investors await signals on inflation fears
    No US economists believe the Federal Reserve will raise the all-important benchmark interest rate on Thursday but they are watching closely for any signals about how concerned the central bankers are about rising prices.
    business
  • Wed, 31 Oct 2018 14:58
    Bank of Japan lowers inflation forecasts again
    Japan's central bank revised down inflation forecasts again on Wednesday, in the latest sign that it has made little headway towards its 2.0 percent target despite years of massive monetary easing.
    business
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