• Mon, 06 Aug 2018 01:00
    Regional currencies caught up in battle of the titans
    Last month the baht and other Asean currencies were caught up in the recent weakening of the Chinese yuan, with the baht and Singapore dollar all hitting one year lows in the middle of last month while the ringgit hit a seven-month low.
  • Fri, 26 Jan 2018 12:45
    BOT chief says baht will stay secure
    Bank of Thailand (BOT) governor Veerathai Santiprabhob vowed on Friday to keep the baht secure against the weakened US dollar and said the baht and other regional currencies would regain strength more quickly than normal.
  • Fri, 26 Jan 2018 01:00
    All eyes on baht amid capital inflows
    FOREIGN capital has been pouring into Thailand and other emerging market economies in the wake of further weakness in the US dollar. The inflows have propelled the baht to second place among regional currencies, behind the Malaysian ringgit, this month.
  • Fri, 23 Sep 2016 01:00
    Baht, regional currencies gain as Fed leaves rate unchanged
    THE Thai currency and most of its regional peers were appreciating but not at a sharp level after the US Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) decided to leave its benchmark rate unchanged at 0.25-0.50 per cent, as expected by most investors, Bank of Thail
  • Thu, 01 Oct 2015 01:00
    Economists have mixed views on further decline of the baht
    ECONOMISTS agree with the Bank of Thailand (BOT)'s assessment that the baht has continued to weaken along the lines of other regional currencies in Southeast Asia as the US dollar strengthens, but they can't seem to make up their minds if the baht will
  • Sat, 22 Aug 2015 01:00
    Weakening of regional currencies may hit Singapore exporters
    THE SHARP declines in the value of regional currencies threaten to hammer Singaporean exporters already battling the effects of a slowing global economy. The Malaysian ringgit, the Indonesian rupiah and the Thai baht have all taken a beating in recent wee
  • Thu, 20 Aug 2015 18:18
    Falls in regional currencies may hit S'pore exporters
    The sharp falls in regional currencies threaten to hammer Singapore exporters already battling the effects of a slowing global economy.
  • Tue, 11 Aug 2015 14:41
    Regional currencies fall sharply on China's record yuan devaluation
    In a surprise move on Tuesday, China weakened the yuan's daily reference rate by a record 1.9 per cent, allowing depreciation to combat a slump in exports, sending the Singapore dollar and other regional currencies sliding.
  • Tue, 09 Dec 2014 01:00
    Baht's weakening in line with other regional currencies, BOT says
    The Bank of Thailand says the weakening of the baht is in line with the depreciations of other currencies in the region caused by market speculation that the US Federal Reserve will be able to increase its policy interest rate faster than expected.
  • Thu, 11 Sep 2014 01:00
    Baht stable despite recent weakening: BOT
    THE RECENT WEAKENING of the baht is in line with regional currencies because of the strengthening of the US dollar, the Bank of Thailand said yesterday.
  • Mon, 20 May 2013 00:00
    The dilemmas caused by volatile FX and interest rates
    Certainly, we are living in interesting times. The baht suddenly became a market darling early this year - attracting massive flows from foreign investors, easily outpacing other regional currencies, becoming one of the best performing currencies in the
  • Sat, 13 Oct 2012 00:00
    ASEM Finance Ministers to consider regional currencies
    ASEM Senior Finance Ministry Officials who will be participating at the 10th ASEM Finance Ministers' Meeting in Bangkok, Thailand, will heed recommendations to create a regional currency.
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