• 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
  • 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
  • Mon, 17 Dec 2018 01:00
    Accumulate stocks at the SET Index of 1600 points.
    A selling spree from local institutional and foreign investors significantly pressured down the SET Index last week due mainly to uncertainties over the trade war, money market fluctuations which led to US bond yield’s inverted yield curve, and profit-taking in Thai energy stocks after the bid result for the gas fields in the Gulf of Thailand.
    Economy
  • Sat, 15 Dec 2018 07:19
    US stocks close sharply lower as global growth fears spur sell-off
    US stocks sold off to close the week down sharply on Friday, with fears of slowing global growth pushing all three major Wall Street indices down about two percent.
    business
  • Wed, 12 Dec 2018 06:37
    Pound keeps falling on Brexit quagmire; global stocks mixed
    The British pound fell again Tuesday due to mounting uncertainty over Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit plan, while European bourses advanced amid bargain-hunting.
    business
  • Sat, 08 Dec 2018 06:08
    US stocks tumble to end bruising week as OPEC deal lifts oil prices
    Wall Street closed out a bruising week on an ugly note on Friday as unease over the US-China trade war prompted another sell-off, while an OPEC deal lifted oil prices.
    business
  • Sat, 01 Dec 2018 04:56
    US stocks end strong week as Microsoft overtakes Apple
    US stocks finished a banner week on a positive note on Friday amid hopes of a US-China trade detente, as Microsoft overtook Apple in market value.
    business
  • Thu, 29 Nov 2018 11:50
    Dollar down but stocks up in Asia on Fed hopes, focus on Trump-Xi
    The dollar extended losses in Asia while equities rallied after the head of the Federal Reserve hinted at a softer pace of interest rate hikes, though investors remain wary about the weekend's crunch trade talks between Donald Trump and Xi Jinping.
    business
  • Thu, 29 Nov 2018 06:49
    US stocks surge as investors greet Powell speech
    Wall Street toasted a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell on Wednesday hinting that interest rates might not rise much further, prompting the Dow's biggest gain since March.
    business
  • Wed, 28 Nov 2018 15:11
    Asia markets mostly up on hopes for crunch Trump-Xi trade talks
    Asian markets mostly rose Wednesday on hopes for a positive outcome from Donald Trump's high-stakes trade talks with Xi Jinping, while dovish comments from the Federal Reserve's number-two suggested the bank could slow its pace of interest rate hikes.
    business
  • Tue, 27 Nov 2018 06:54
    Global stocks rally ahead of G-20 talks, optimism on Italy talks
    Global stocks rallied Monday, shaking off recent weakness ahead of a meeting between the presidents of the United States and China that investors hope will produce a breakthrough.
    business
  • Mon, 26 Nov 2018 14:09
    Asian markets mostly up as eyes turn to Trump-Xi talks
    Most Asian markets rose Monday as investors tentatively pick up cheap stocks, with focus on an expected meeting between Donald Trump and Xi Jinping at the weekend that will be watched for signs of a softening in the China-US trade war.
    business
  • Mon, 26 Nov 2018 01:00
    IVL optimistic of 2019, unfazed by global rate hikes, impact of trade wars
    Rising global rates have little impact on Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited (IVL) as most of its debts are fixed interest rate borrowings while the company’s cashflow remains strong, said D K Agarwal, chief executive officer/Feedstock and PET business.
    Corporate
  • Thu, 22 Nov 2018 13:06
    Asian markets steady as US takes a break
    Asian equities stabilised Thursday following a modest rebound in energy and tech stocks on Wall Street, with US markets closed for the Thanksgiving holiday.
    business
  • Thu, 22 Nov 2018 01:00
    New forest monitoring system to help fight climate change
    Thailand is developing forest monitoring systems to measure its success at reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation and carbon stocks preservation (REDD+).
    national
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