• Mon, 10 Sep 2018 01:00
    Downside risks loom 
    SET Index is not expected to rise and will face limited downside risks this week.  The SET Index plunged more than 30 points last week, under pressure from volatile emerging-market currencies as well as concerns over US-China trade war with a possible third round of revenge and retaliation.
    business
  • Fri, 20 Jul 2018 01:00
    S&P Outlook improves for Asia -Pacific banks
    The negative ratings trend of Asia-Pacific's banks has improved slightly despite downside risks, according to S&P Global Ratings in its quarterly report published yesterday, titled “Asia-Pacific Financial Institutions Monitor Q3 2018.”
    Economy
  • Mon, 20 Nov 2017 01:00
      IMF backs second wave of reforms in Myanmar
    DESPITE GREATER downside risks including religious strife in Rakhine State and a hike in commodity prices, it is a perfect time for Myanmar to start its second wave of reforms, according to the International Monetary Fund.
    Economy
  • Fri, 07 Oct 2016 01:00
    WB says Laos’s growth to continue but faces increasing downside risks
    ECONOMIC growth in Laos will remain buoyant, however the region still faces significant risks to growth, according to a new World Bank report.
    ASEAN+
  • Mon, 08 Aug 2016 07:46
    Asean, trade partners projecting 3.1% global economic growth
    Manila - ECONOMIC ministers of Asean members and its major trading partners expect a moderate global economic growth of 3.1 percent this year, despite the persistence of downside risks across markets.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 19 Jan 2016 01:00
    CONSTITUTION Downside risks of Thai economy imminent
    THE ECONOMY will face a significant downside risk this year if the constitution-drafting process cannot proceed according to plan, a veteran economist said yesterday.
    Economy
  • Fri, 25 Dec 2015 17:28
    Central bank foresees several downside risks
    While slightly raising the 2015 economic growth forecast, the Bank of Thailand lowered the 2016 forecast from 3 per cent to 2.7 per cent.
    business
  • Wed, 19 Aug 2015 01:00
    Ratings on Thailand unchanged after bomb attack
    The bomb attack in Bangkok on Monday night has limited immediate impact on the sovereign credit support for Thailand but downside risks caused by weaker tourism are increasing, said Standard & Poor's Ratings Services.
    Economy
  • Tue, 18 Aug 2015 14:56
    Ratings stay intact, but weaker tourism anticipated
    The bomb attack in Bangkok on Monday night has limited immediate impact on the sovereign credit support for Thailand but downside risks caused by weaker tourism are increasing, said Standard & Poor's Ratings Services.
    business
  • Mon, 06 Jul 2015 01:00
    IMF downbeat on Myanmar economy
    Myanmar is faced with economic downside risks which should be addressed to ensure a smooth growth path, says the International Monetary Fund's representative in the union.
    ASEAN+
  • Wed, 10 Jun 2015 15:47
    Rate maintained despite downside risks
    The Bank of Thailand decided to maintain the policy rate at its meeting today, banking on the projected recovery in the economy in the latter months of the year despite some downside risks.
    business
  • Mon, 18 May 2015 01:00
    Continuing downside risks worrying, say economists
    A batch of subdued economic indicators is expected to come out today when the National Economic and Social Development Board releases first-quarter GDP-related results.
    Economy
  • Fri, 26 Dec 2014 14:35
    BOT cuts growth forecasts
    Bank of Thailand has lowered the economic growth forecasts for 2014 and 2015 in light of downside risks.
    business
  • Fri, 26 Dec 2014 14:30
    BOT cuts growth forecasts
    Bank of Thailand has lowered the economic growth forecasts for 2014 and 2015 in light of downside risks.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 02 Oct 2014 01:00
    Fundamentals strong, but Kingdom faces external risks, seminar hears
    THAILAND'S sovereign and financial-institution ratings remain stable, and continue to be supported by fundamental strength, although downside risks remain such as relatively weak global growth and a challenging domestic operating environment, Fitch Rating
    Economy
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