• Wed, 19 Jun 2019 01:00
    Policy rate change ‘unlikely’ this year 
    THE Bank of Thailand (BOT) is expected to maintain its policy interest rate at 1.75 per cent until at least the end of 2019, according to TMB Analytics.
    Economy
  • Mon, 17 Jun 2019 18:33
     GSB, GHB to provide Bt4bn in fixed-interest loans  to developers under Pracharat Resident programme
    The Government Savings Bank (GSB) and Government Housing Bank (GHB) are to provide loans worth Bt4 billion combined with a maximum interest rate of 3 per cent a year for developers of residential projects under the Pracharat Resident programme, on land owned by the Finance Ministry’s Treasury Department.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 16 Jun 2019 09:26
    US Fed leans toward a cut; don't expect one this week
    As President Donald Trump's trade wars drag on, and the global economy weakens, the US Federal Reserve is inching closer to its first interest rate cut in more than a decade.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 05 Jun 2019 18:43
    KBank launches fixed-deposit campaign
    KBank has introduced a “special 11-month fixed deposit” campaign, offering an interest rate at 1.6 per cent per annum, with interest payments every month and a minimum deposit of Bt200,000.
    business
  • Fri, 03 May 2019 01:00
    BAAC issues 3-year savings lottery
    Bank for Agiculture and Agicultural Cooperatives (BAAC) has issued a three-year savings lottery worth Bt120 billion with an interest rate at 0.25 per cent per year.
    Corporate
  • Fri, 03 May 2019 01:00
    Property Perfect offers  4-year debentures
    Listed property firm Property Perfect Plc plans to issue four-year debentures worth Bt2.5 billion by offering an interest rate of 6.25 per cent for the first two years, and 7 per cent in the following two years.
    Real Estate
  • Wed, 17 Apr 2019 01:00
    CIMB offers aggressive mortgage loans
    CIMB Thai has launched its latest mortgage loan drive by offering a 0 per cent interest rate for the first three months, as well as a fixed 4.49 per cent interest rate for the first three years.
    Corporate
  • Wed, 10 Apr 2019 01:00
    The ‘yield curve’ has inverted
    THE “YIELD curve”, or the gap between long-term and short-term interest rates, inverts when short-term rates are higher than long-term rates.
    Economy
  • Tue, 26 Mar 2019 01:00
    GHB IN LOTTERY IPO
    The Government Housing Bank (GHB) will launch an initial public offering (IPO) of its first three-year lottery scheme worth Bt20 billion in May at an interest rate of 1.4 per cent, GHB's president Chatchai Sirilai said yesterday.
    Corporate
  • Mon, 18 Mar 2019 20:35
    Thailand’s policy interest rate to remain unchanged
    Kasikorn Research Centre said the Monetary Policy Committee, in a meeting on March 20, chose to maintain the policy interest rate at 1.75 per cent, especially since the country’s economy still faces uncertainty from local and foreign factors.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 06 Mar 2019 17:25
    EXIM launches collateral-free loans for export start-ups
    Export-Import Bank of Thailand (EXIM) has launched credit loan “EXIM Happier Credit”, a pre- and post-shipment revolving credit for export start-ups who are new to the bank’s services, each with a credit line of up to Bt700,000 and the first-year interest rate and discount rate of 5.5% per annum in conjunction with a forward contract worth up to the approved credit amount.
    business
  • Wed, 27 Feb 2019 19:21
    Krungsri targets loan market
    Krungsri First Choice said its 2018 performance has aggressively tapped the personal loan and credit card segment adopting customer-centric marketing approach under the theme #YouAreMyFirst. Customers with good payment records can apply for low-interest rates starting from 9.99 per cent, the bank said.
    business
  • Fri, 22 Feb 2019 01:00
    Twin campaigns set to push home loans 
    Kasikornbank (Kbank) expects its new home loans to reach Bt16 billion in the first quarter of this year, driven by two major campaigns, highlighting free mortgage registration fee and special interest rates, the bank’s executive vice president Surat Leelataviwat said yesterday.
    Corporate
  • Mon, 04 Feb 2019 01:00
    Upside seen in emerging markets as funds return 
    Funds have started flowing back into emerging markets as global interest rates peak in most parts of the world. The global economy is slowing as seen in shrinking exports and decelerating growth in manufacturing.
    business
  • 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
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