• 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, 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Thu, 09 Apr 2015 01:00
    Wave of SMEs issuing bonds
    THE Thai Bond Market Association has seen an unprecedented wave of small and medium enterprises issuing bonds during the first quarter of this year.
    Economy
  • Wed, 11 Mar 2015 01:00
    SEC-ThaiBMA project pushes fund-raising through bond issues
    The Securities and Exchange Commission and the Thai Bond Market Association have launched the "One Step Beyond with Bond Issue" project to encourage businesses that have never raised funds through the debt market.
    Economy
  • Wed, 04 Mar 2015 01:00
    Trading on bond market in February drops 11.9 per cent in value
    Inflation is expected to remain low as the United States Federal Reserve is unlikely to raise interest rates soon. The Thai bond market in February continued to face an outflow of foreign capital.
    Economy
  • Fri, 06 Feb 2015 01:00
    Foreign capital outflow hits Bt12 billion on profit taking
    Foreign capital outflow last month reached a net Bt12 billion, probably due to profit-taking after the Bank of Thailand let its policy interest rate stand, the Thai Bond Market Association reported yesterday
    Economy
  • Fri, 23 Jan 2015 15:52
    Thai bond market to draw Bt40 bn per month: TMB
    TMB Analytics expected that the Thai bond market would benefit largely from the European Central Bank's quantitative easing (QE) programme.
    business
  • Wed, 14 Jan 2015 01:00
    Short-term bond interest rates expected to stand firm
    The Thai Bond Market Association (ThaiBMA) does not expect short-term-bond interest rates to increase before the second half, and then only by 25 basis points, since the country's economy is still recovering and there is no inflationary pressure.
    Economy
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