• Mon, 01 Apr 2019 12:02
    Inflation still edging upward
    Inflation was 1.24 per cent higher in March than the same month last year, the Commerce Ministry reported.
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  • Fri, 01 Feb 2019 12:12
    January inflation lower than December’s
    Inflation in January was higher than in the same month last year, at 0.27 per cent, but down from December’s 0.36 per cent, the Commerce Ministry reported on Friday.
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  • 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.
    Economy
  • Thu, 03 Jan 2019 01:00
    Election wins votes as boost for consumer spending for quarter
    THE road to the general election set for February 24 is expected to boost consumer spending and encourage healthy inflation growth for the first quarter of 2019, said Pimchanok Vonkorpon, director-general of the Trade Policy and Strategy Office (TPSO).
    Economy
  • Wed, 02 Jan 2019 18:42
    Election wins votes as boost for consumer spending for quarter
    THE road to the general election set for February 24 is expected to boost consumer spending and encourage healthy inflation growth for the first quarter of 2019, Pimchanok Vonkorpon, director-general of the Trade Policy and Strategy Office (TPSO), said yesterday.
    Economy
  • Wed, 02 Jan 2019 15:00
    2018 inflation within target: ministry
    Last month inflation rose by 0.36 per cent boosting the country’s overall inflation for 2018 to 1.07 per cent, according to the Commerce Ministry.
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  • Tue, 04 Dec 2018 01:00
    Inflation target set at 1.2 per cent next year
    THE COMMERCE Ministry has set the nation’s target inflation for 2019 at 1.2 per cent, the same as for 2018. The ministry also reported that inflation in November was 0.94 per cent higher than the same period last year.
    Economy
  • 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
  • Fri, 02 Nov 2018 01:00
    INFLATION RISE IN OCTOBER FOR 16TH MONTH IN A ROW 
    Thailand’s inflation rose 1.23 per cent in October for the 16th month in a row, director-general Pimchanok Vonkorpon of the Trade Policy and Strategy Office under the Commerce Ministry said yesterday.
    Economy
  • 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
  • Thu, 18 Oct 2018 10:33
    Indonesian manpower minister proposes 8.13% rise in minimum wage
    Manpower Minister Hanif Dhakiri has proposed an 8.13 percent rise in the provincial minimum wage (UMP) for 2019, saying an increase of that amount was based on data issued by Statistics Indonesia (BPS) on inflation of 2.88 percent and economic growth of 5.15 percent.
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  • Sat, 06 Oct 2018 07:33
    US stocks fall again as bond yields surge
    Wall Street stocks fell for a second straight session on Friday on worries about runaway inflation spurred by the sudden jump in US Treasury bond yields.
    business
  • Mon, 01 Oct 2018 11:11
    Inflation up but food prices down
    Inflation in September showed a slight growth of 1.33 per cent compared with the same month last year, the Commerce Ministry reported on Monday.
    Economy
  • 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.
    Economy
  • Fri, 14 Sep 2018 10:10
    Asian markets build on trade talks rally, Turkish lira holds up
    Asian markets extended their gains Friday on hopes for China-US trade talks, while Turkey's lira held up after a shock hike in the country's interest rate and a dip in US inflation.
    business
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