• Fri, 20 Apr 2018 06:42:27
    IMF's Lagarde warns against harming trade, investment
    With US-China frictions hanging over its annual meeting, the International Monetary Fund on Thursday warned governments to avoid harming trade and investment, which have been key drivers of the global economic recovery.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 19 Apr 2018 18:22:33
    Belt and Road set to boost Asean trade: forum
    BEIJING – Despite a shaky global recovery and rising trade protectionism, the Asian economy will maintain robust growth, as countries in the region deepen economic cooperation and benefit from the Belt and Road Initiative, renowned economists told the Boao Forum for Asia’s annual conference.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 12 Apr 2018 13:05:42
    APAC banks to use AI in collections and recovery by 2019: FICO
    Artificial intelligence (AI) is integral to improving collections, according to banks in Asia Pacific (APAC). In a survey conducted as part of the FutureCollect event last month, seven out of 10 senior collections managers said they are planned to integrate AI with their collections systems within the next two years, with a further 24 per cent indicating that it would be introduced next year.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 23 Mar 2018 01:00:00
    Brokers more confident despite challenges 
    BROKERAGES are looking ahead to at least two more years of improvement in the industry, buoyed by expectations of higher trading turnover, but intense competition still dogs them on the recovery path.
    Corporate
  • Thu, 15 Mar 2018 01:00:00
    KBank launches European fund
    KASIKORN Private Banking has launched a European small-cap equities fund to take advantage of the region’s sustained economic recovery and the potential for higher corporate earnings growth.
    Corporate
  • Sat, 10 Mar 2018 01:00:00
    Nation’s shrinking workforce troubles planners even as jobless rate stays low
    THE country’s unemployment rate edged up to 1.2 per cent last year, due to an uneven economic recovery and the impact of technological advances, but the rate remained low, the top planning agency said.
    Economy
  • Fri, 09 Mar 2018 01:00:00
    CONSUMER MOOD DIPS
    The Consumer Confidence Index (CCI) for February dropped for the first time in seven months on concerns over the global economy and doubts over Thailand’s economic recovery, the University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce (UTCC) said.
    Economy
  • Fri, 09 Mar 2018 01:00:00
    Policy rate likely to stay unchanged 
     The Bank of Thailand (BOT) said it is not necessary to raise the policy rate amid the upward trend in global interest rates as fragility remains in the local system despite recovery of the economy without inflationary pressure.
    Economy
  • Tue, 06 Mar 2018 08:41:41
    Man City defender Mendy returns to training
    Manchester City defender Benjamin Mendy has stepped up his recovery from a long-term knee injury by returning to training with the Premier League leaders.
    sports
  • Tue, 27 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    Consumers shine in economy’s strong start to the year
    GAINS in private consumption helped to boost the economy in a sign that consumers are increasingly more confident on the prospects of a sustained recovery, the Finance Ministry says.
    Economy
  • Wed, 21 Feb 2018 18:04:37
    Thailand’s exports continue to grow
    The Commerce Ministry expects the country’s export trend this year to continue to expand, thanks to the recovery of the global economy. The ministry expects the growth of the global economy this year to be 3.9 per cent year-on-year.
    Economy
  • Fri, 16 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    Brighter outlook for banks’ problem loans
    THAILAND’S headline problem-loan ratio is stabilising thanks to brisker economic growth. But a recovery in the country's long credit downcycle will depend on whether asset quality in the small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) sector can catch up with that of larger companies, S&P Global Ratings says in a report.
    Economy
  • Thu, 08 Feb 2018 07:02:51
    Global stocks mixed as volatility ascends
    European markets mounted a nervous recovery Wednesday while US finished lower as investors across the globe settled in for a period of volatility after this week's wild swings.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 05 Feb 2018 17:08:22
    Continued growth forecast for Thai economy
    TRIS Rating forecasts that the Thai economy in 2018 will grow by around 4 per cent, supported by an ongoing expansion in exports, a strong tourism sector, a gradual recovery in household consumption, and increases in public and private-sector investments. 
    business
  • Tue, 23 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    Is the election road map in the dustbin?
    The junta’s self-serving delays are killing Thailand’s prospects for recovery
    opinion
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