• Fri, 18 Jan 2019 01:00
    Delaying elections ‘will hurt economy’
    Experts also warn that instability after poll will keep away investors, affect local consumption and also pose an obstacle to export sector
    business
  • Tue, 15 Jan 2019 01:00
    Southeast Asia: A bright spot for global investors hid
    ASK MANY American, German or Canadian businesses or investors about “Asian business opportunities,” and they are likely to think “China,” and perhaps “India.” Southeast Asia – home to countries including Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore and the Philippines – is likely to be an afterthought. 
    Economy
  • Sat, 12 Jan 2019 07:52
    World stocks end strong week on tepid note
    Stock markets in Europe and the United States slipped on Friday after several days of gains as investors took a breather in the absence of fresh news on trade talks between Beijing and Washington.
    business
  • Fri, 11 Jan 2019 01:00
     Investors fret over political haze, group finds, as analysis swapped for guesses
    POLITICAL uncertainty is a key concern for investors, said the head of an investment federation who cites a 5.25 per cent plunge in an index that measures sentiment for the next three months. 
    Economy
  • Fri, 11 Jan 2019 01:00
    MOODY’S ON APAC  Stable outlook for  creditworthiness
    Moody's Investors Service says that its outlook for sovereign creditworthiness in Asia Pacific (Apac ) in 2019 is stable overall, reflecting its expectations for the fundamental credit conditions that will drive sovereign credit over the next 12-18 months.
    Economy
  • 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
  • Wed, 02 Jan 2019 01:00
    High risks for short-term trading but opportunity for long-term investors
    Listed companies reported a combined net profit of Bt1.07 trillion or Bt108.6 per share for 2018, representing growth of 10.93 per cent from the previous year and for the first time exceeding Bt1 trillion in the history of the Thai stock exchange.
    Economy
  • Sat, 29 Dec 2018 03:43
    Click WARS: May the best platform win 
    e-COMMERCE GIANTS’ RIVALrY WILL INTENSIFY IN 2019, WITH INVESTORS  JOINING THE BATTLEGROUND AMID HEADY SALES GROWTH IN THAILAND
    Tech
  • 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
  • Sat, 22 Dec 2018 07:09
    US Fed could rethink rate hikes as Trump trade wars drag on economy
    The US central bank sent a strong signal on Friday that it would be willing to reconsider expected interest rate hikes amid new data showing President Donald Trump's multi-front trade wars are dragging on the economy and shaking up investors.
    business
  • Thu, 20 Dec 2018 17:45
    Chiang Rai developer unveils major project
    Trin Nakara says it is working with foreign investors to launch a Bt40 billion investment project dubbed “Trin Nakara Golden Triangle” aiming to develop over 3,139 rai in a special economic zone in Chiang Saen district, Chiang Rai province, to transform it to “the City of Harmonious Living”.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 20 Dec 2018 01:00
    Supachai warns Thailand to prepare for a slowdown in global economy
    THE GLOBAL economy is in dissarray with no clear direction, while the US-China trade war is having an adverse impact on investors’ confidence worldwide, warned Supachai Panitchpakdi, former director-general of the World Trade Organisation.
    business
  • Thu, 20 Dec 2018 01:00
    Global economy in bad shape, warns Supachai
    THE GLOBAL economy is in disorder with no clear direction, while the US-China trade war is having an adverse impact on investors’ confidence worldwide, warned Supachai Panitchpakdi, former director-general of the World Trade Organisation. 
    Economy
  • Wed, 19 Dec 2018 01:00
    KTB unit advises long-term quality stock investments for 2019
    INVESTORS should make “long-term quality investments” in property, infrastructure, power and healthcare next year despite the expected volatile and uncertain environment, says an expert from KTB Securities (Thailand) (KTBST). 
    Economy
  • Tue, 18 Dec 2018 06:46
    Wall Street crumbles again as stocks erode in fear
    Wall Street crumbled again on Monday while other global stocks mostly fell as a wave of bad feeling about economic growth swept over investors.
    business
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