• Thu, 22 Feb 2018 08:42:56
    Tokyo stocks open lower after Wall Street drops
    Tokyo stocks opened lower on Thursday following falls on Wall Street after minutes from the US central bank's last meeting solidified expectations of interest rate hikes ahead.
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  • Thu, 22 Feb 2018 07:13:32
    US Fed officials say tax cuts could boost economy more than expected
    US central bankers said the recent tax cuts could juice the economy more than expected in the near term, meaning further interest rate hikes likely will be needed, according to meeting minutes released Wednesday.
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  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    Data reinforces optimism for economy
    GROWTH in the country’s economy is on track to accelerate this year after a strong final-quarter performance to close out last year, the National Economic and Social Development Board (NESDB) said yesterday.
  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 04:00:00
    BOT prepares for mobile banking agents
    Central bank rejects online rumours of new licences as small loans permitted.
  • Sat, 17 Feb 2018 01:00:00
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  • Sat, 17 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    Brewing up a perfect storm for a rate rise
    LAST YEAR I wrote several articles to warn investors that the shift in monetary policy stances at the world major central banks would cause turbulence in financial markets.
  • Tue, 13 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    Former central bank governor Vijit dies at 77
    VIJIT Supinit, a former governor of the Bank of Thailand (BOT), has died aged 77.
  • Sun, 11 Feb 2018 13:38:24
    Malaysia's bank Negara lets public decide on future of cryptocurrency
    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Bank Negara, the central bank of Malaysia will release a concept paper soon for public to decide on the fate of cryptocurrencies. It will not recognise nor ban cryptocurrencies.
  • Sat, 10 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    Indonesia export boost urged to offset debts
    INDONESIA’S central bank says the country needs to boost its exports amid rising foreign debt as the government seeks to accelerate its infrastructure projects.
  • Wed, 07 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    Spike in prices temporary, says Philippine central bank
    A SUDDEN spike in prices of goods and services in the Philippine economy is a temporary phenomenon that central bank planners expect to stabilise eventually, the country’s top monetary official said yesterday.
  • Sat, 03 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    BSP to curb inflation from excise tax hikes
    MONETARY planners in the Philippines are keeping a careful watch on potential “second round” effects of the Duterte administration’s tax hikes that were implemented last month in a bid to keep prices of goods and services from rising more than they should, the country’s central bank chief said.
  • Thu, 01 Feb 2018 14:45:02
    Central bank allows more baht outflow aimed to curb appreciation
    Assistant central bank governor Vachira Arromdee said on Thursday the bank would relax regulations on exchange rates starting yesterday (January 31).
  • Sat, 27 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    BOT poised to tame runaway baht
    THE Bank of Thailand (BOT) has vowed to step up measures to rein in the baht’s surge against the US dollar, amid suggestions that the central bank should relax controls on capital outflows as concerns mount over the economic impact of the currency appreciation.
  • Wed, 24 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    Bank of Thailand governor Veerathai Santiprabhob, says the BOT will issue banking agent licences in the first quarter this year, aiming at helping banks to cut costs and better respond to fast changing technology.
  • Tue, 23 Jan 2018 17:53:19
    BOT to allow banking agent licences
    The central bank will permit the licensing of banking agents starting this quarter, in a move aimed at helping the country’s banks to cut costs and respond to fast-changing technology, Bank of Thailand (BOT) Governor Veerathai Santiprabhob said on Tuesday.
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