• Wed, 10 Apr 2019 01:00
    Bond market sensitive to political developments
    Thailand’s political uncertainty has been a drag on both public and private investment, given this year’s estimated stagnation in the Thai bond market and a turn to neutral in the country’s three-month investor confidence index this April after a bullish March.
    Economy
  • Mon, 11 Feb 2019 01:00
    Thai bonds beckon foreign investors
    Rise in overseas investments seen if baht maintains upward trend in first half of year
    Economy
  • 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, 17 Jan 2019 13:31
    Thai bonds may benefit from Brexit turmoil, says analyst
    The rejection of British Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit plan makes Thai bonds more attractive, says an analyst. 
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 12 Oct 2018 01:00
    SET chief allays fears as stocks plummet
    THAI BOURSE ‘LESS AFFECTED THAN OTHER MARKETS IN ASIA’ AFTER WALL STREET PLUNGE
    Economy
  • Fri, 12 Oct 2018 01:00
    NEW HIGH SEEN IN BOND ISSUANCE
    The Thai Bond Market Association (ThaiBMA) forecasts the issues of long-term corporate debentures to reach a new high of Bt880 billion this year, over its earlier estimate of Bt720-Bt750 billion, thanks to the upward trend in interest rates.
    Corporate
  • Wed, 03 Oct 2018 01:00
    Bt1 trn in foreign investments seen
    Foreign investors invested a total of Bt950 billion in the Thai bond market in the first nine months of this year, Kasikorn Bank’s head of capital market division Thiti Tantikulanan said yesterday.
    Economy
  • Thu, 12 Jul 2018 01:00
    Bonds favoured amid market strains
    THE Thai bond market remains attractive for investors despite a weakening in the baht triggered by a hardening of positions by the protagonists in a global trade war, a securities expert says.
    Economy
  • Wed, 30 May 2018 01:00
    Lao power operator to issue Thai bonds
    LAOS-BASED EDL-Generation Plc (EDL-Gen) aims to issue a baht-denominated bond worth US$550 million (Bt17.5 billion) under plans to tap the Thai securities market in the third quarter of this year, the company’s deputy managing director (CFO), Dr Bounsalong Southidara, said recently.
    Corporate
  • Fri, 02 Mar 2018 19:31
    KBank gains honours at ThaiBMA Best Bond Awards
    Kasikornbank (KBank) has received the Best Bond House Award in recognition of the bank's bond trading service in the primary and secondary markets, and the Best Bond Dealer Award from the ThaiBMA Best Bond Awards 2017, organized by the Thai Bond Market Association (ThaiBMA).
    Corporate
  • Mon, 08 Jan 2018 17:15
    Bond issuance may be below Bt800bn this year if policy rate rises: ThaiBMA
    The Thai Bond Market Association (ThaiBMA) on Monday forecast that new bond issuance this year might not exceed the Bt800-billion level achieved in 2017.
    Corporate
  • Wed, 18 Oct 2017 01:00
    Retail corporate bond holders warned of risks
    RETAIL investors in Thailand hold too much in debentures, leaving them exposed to default and timing risks, Tada Phutthitada, president of the Thai Bond Market Association (ThaiBMA), warned yesterday.
    Economy
  • Wed, 16 Aug 2017 01:00
    Lao firm Kolao breaks ground with Thai bond issue
    LAOS-BASED Kolao Group has become the first private company from that country to tap the Thai corporate bond market, raising US$25 million in a private placement today.
    Corporate
  • Fri, 13 Jan 2017 01:00
    Investor behaviour ‘shifting to long-term bonds’
    The Thai Bond Market Association (ThaiBMA) has warned issuers of short-term debentures not to rely on rolling over their maturing debts, because investors’ behaviour is shifting to long-term debentures with the same returns as short-term issues.
    Economy
  • Wed, 05 Oct 2016 01:00
    Resilient Thai bond market edges up
    Thailand’s primary bond market has seen strong growth so far this year. Specifically, in the first half of the year, baht-denominated bonds recorded Bt5.07 trillion in issuance volumes, a robust growth of 24 per cent versus the same period in 2015.
    Economy
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