• Fri, 19 Apr 2019 16:53
    Bank of Thailand adjusts GDP forecast downwards citing political uncertainty and household debt
    The Bank of Thailand (BOT) has adjusted downwards its GDP forecast for 2019 amid rising uncertainties about Thailand’s political situation and the US-China trade war.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 12 Apr 2019 01:00
    BOT joins Asean peers in rush for payments scheme
    THE Bank of Thailand (BOT) is playing a role in speeding up the introduction of a central payment system that will be rolled out across the Asean region.
    Economy
  • Mon, 08 Apr 2019 01:00
    BOT restricts approval of hire-purchase loans
    Commercial banks have been more prudent in their approval of hire-purchases loans after a warning from the Bank of Thailand (BOT), CIMB Thai's senior executive vice president Adisorn Sermchaiwong said recently.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 29 Mar 2019 01:00
    Rate rise still an option, warns BOT
    THE Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Bank of Thailand (BOT) is keeping open the option of another rise in its policy rate amid concerns over the country’s financial stability.
    Economy
  • Mon, 25 Mar 2019 01:00
    Developers rally for low-income clients
    PROPERTY DEVELOPERS plan to call on the next government to revise the Bank of Thailand (BOT)’s loan-to-value measure, as well as to facilitate home ownership by low-income people and clarify the Land and Building Act, according to industry sources.
    Real Estate
  • Thu, 21 Mar 2019 01:00
    Sagging exports sap growth
    A PROJECTED slump in export growth has prompted the Bank of Thailand (BOT) to cut its forecast for the country’s economic expansion this year to 3.8 per cent, from an earlier estimate of 4 per cent.
    Economy
  • Thu, 21 Feb 2019 01:00
    Confidence boost on way for online sales
    THE Bank of Thailand (BOT) will speed up the development of two payment systems it is introducing to boost the confidence of buyers and sellers making social commerce and e-commerce transactions.
    Economy
  • Mon, 04 Feb 2019 01:00
    Food industry hits alarm button over baht appreciation
    Food industry representatives are urging the Bank of Thailand (BOT) and the Finance Ministry to address worries that the baht will appreciate this year, dampening exports and reducing the income of local farmers. 
    business
  • 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
  • Mon, 14 Jan 2019 01:00
    Aggressive marketing sales offer plum deals for property buyers
    LISTED AND non-listed property firms are launching special promotion campaigns to boost sales in the first quarter of this year before they are hit by a new Bank of Thailand (BOT) mortgage measure, effective April 1.
    Real Estate
  • Fri, 04 Jan 2019 01:00
    Hunt for yield, fragile property  market high on BOT watch list
    THE Bank of Thailand (BOT) is keeping watch on risks to the financial system posed by factors ranging from investors’ search for yield and fragility in the property market to high household debts and increasingly large swings in capital movements.
    Economy
  • Thu, 27 Dec 2018 01:00
    Fixed-income funds, corporate bonds among concerns flagged by BOT
    THE BANK of Thailand (BOT) yesterday warned investors about the risks posed by fixed-income funds invested abroad, while also flagging concerns over deposits placed with savings cooperatives and bonds issued by Thai conglomerates.
    Economy
  • Fri, 21 Dec 2018 01:00
    Home borrowers likely to feel pinch as further BOT rate rise tipped
    THE Bank of Thailand (BOT) is likely to implement a modest interest rate hike again next year, and financial experts predicted that those feeling the pinch will be mortgage holders.
    business
  • Fri, 21 Dec 2018 01:00
    Increase in interest rate to hit consumers next year
    THE Bank of Thailand (BOT) is likely to implement a modest interest rate hike again next year, and financial experts predicted that those feeling the pinch will be mortgage holders.
    Economy
  • Mon, 24 Dec 2018 01:00
    High-value residential to be main driver of 2019 realty growth 
    Challenges await property developers next year with the Bank of Thailand (BOT) poised to implement a more restrictive regime on mortgage loans starting April 1, along with the recent with a rise in the policy rate, and an expected slowdown of the country’s economic growth, according to realty experts. 
    Real Estate
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