• Thu, 25 Apr 2019 01:00
    PM calls for more domestic spending as ministry readies stimulus measures
    The government has yet to finalise details of its measures to stimulate the economy, including the plan to hand out Bt1,500 for people to travel to second-tier cities, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said yesterday.
    national
  • Thu, 25 Apr 2019 01:00
    Politics hangs over growth view
    DELAYS to the formation of a new government could hurt the economy amid a global slowdown, warns the World Bank, which is projecting 3.8 per cent expansion in the country’s economy this year – down from the 4.1 per cent posted for 2018.
    Economy
  • Thu, 25 Apr 2019 01:00
    Myanmar economy to rebound
    DESPITE Myanmar’s economic growth having declined to 6.2 per cent last year from 6.8 per cent in 2017 , the nation remains resilient and is expected to return to growth of 6.5 per cent this year and 6.6 per cent next year, according to WB economists.
    Economy
  • Fri, 19 Apr 2019 17:27
    Outgoing govt plans Bt20 bn stimulus amid slowdown signs
    The government is planning to inject Bt20 billion into the economy amid signs of economic slowdown and political uncertainty after last month’s election.
    Breaking News
  • 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, 19 Apr 2019 01:00
    Three lenders boost new  loans in first three months 
    TMB Bank Plc, CIMB Thai and LH Financial Group Plc have reported growth in new loans in the first quarter of this year in line with expansion in the country’s economy. 
    Corporate
  • Thu, 18 Apr 2019 18:00
    Tisco reveals lower profits
    Tisco Group announces net profit Bt1.73 billion in the first quarter of this year, a drop of 2.1 per cent from the same period of last year as its net profit from investment dropped as the country's economy grew slightly, the group's chief executive Suthas Ruangmanamongkol said.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 12 Apr 2019 01:00
    All the numbers add up to woe
    Thailand’s creaky political situation only adds to the gloom of a global economy labouring under tensions and doubt
    opinion
  • Fri, 12 Apr 2019 01:00
    GLOBAL CREDIT  S&P report shows fall in defaults last year 
    Despite market volatility and political uncertainty in 2018, funding conditions remained accommodative, and the global speculative-grade corporate default rate fell to 2.1 per cent from 2.5 per cent at the end of 2017, said S&P Global Fixed Income Research in its "2018 Annual Global Corporate Default And Rating Transition Study."
    Economy
  • Mon, 08 Apr 2019 01:00
    Judgement day for India’s Modi: Did he fulfil his economic promises?
    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi swept to power five years ago on a business-friendly manifesto that promised to shake up Asia’s third-largest economy and boost employment.
    opinion
  • Mon, 08 Apr 2019 01:00
    STIMULUS ON THE CARDS  AMID UNCERTAINTIES
    The Finance Ministry plans to launch stimulus measures to boost the country's economy growth close to 4 per cent this year amid uncertainty over the formation of the next government, Finance Minister Apisak Tantivorawong said. 
    Economy
  • Sun, 07 Apr 2019 11:20
    Did India's Modi fulfil his economic promises?
    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi swept to power five years ago on a business-friendly manifesto that promised to shake up Asia's third-largest economy and boost employment.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 05 Apr 2019 11:46
    Four Asean central banks agree to pursue local-currency settlements
    Governors of the central banks of four Southeast Asian nations signed letters of intent on Friday outlining a framework for local-currency settlements.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 04 Apr 2019 01:00
    Trade war dampens mood as GDP growth view scaled back to 3.7%
    CONCERNS over political uncertainty and the impact of the US-China trade war have prompted the nation’s peak private sector advisory grouping to cut its forecast for economic growth this year to as low as 3.7 per cent.
    Economy
  • Thu, 04 Apr 2019 01:00
    ADB upbeat on Myanmar’s economic path
    MYANMAR’S economy will continue to grow in the next two years, despite patchy progress on the government’s economic reforms and a slight decline in the pace of expansion last year, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) says.
    Economy
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