Mon, 18 Mar 2019 20:35
Thailand’s policy interest rate to remain unchanged
Kasikorn Research Centre said the Monetary Policy Committee, in a meeting on March 20, chose to maintain the policy interest rate at 1.75 per cent, especially since the country’s economy still faces uncertainty from local and foreign factors.
Sun, 20 Jan 2019 01:00
Analysts: Yes, Najib a social media hit, but public perception unchanged
PETALING JAYA: Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak has become a sensation with his arty trolling of people on the Internet, but social media and political analysts say his efforts will not change the public's perception of him.
Tue, 18 Dec 2018 01:00
Rate bump of 25 basis points coming
ECONOMIC research houses believe that the policy rate will be raised by 25 basis points (bp) at a December 19 meeting of Thailand’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), breaking an unchanged streak of more than three years.
Mon, 17 Dec 2018 10:45
Hike in BoT policy rate likely
HSBC Global Research expects the Bank of Thailand (BoT) to hike its policy rate by 25 basis points (bp) at the upcoming meeting on December, 19 after holding it unchanged for more than three years.
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 01:00
Central bank decides to maintain policy rate at 1.5 per cent
Bank of Thailand (BOT)’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) decided yesterday to leave the policy rate unchanged at 1.50 per cent to bolster growth and cope with the inflation target framework, while maintaining its forecast for this year’s economic growth at 4.4 per cent.
Wed, 05 Sep 2018 06:52
1.4 billion risk disease from disease: WHO
More than 1.4 billion adults are putting themselves at heightened risk of deadly diseases by not getting enough exercise, doctors are warning, with global activity levels virtually unchanged in nearly two decades.
Fri, 24 Aug 2018 01:00
Core inflation rises 1.9% in Singapore
CORE inflation in Singapore rose to 1.9 per cent in July, although the consumer price index (CPI) for all items remained unchanged from the previous month, according to the latest figures from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI).
Thu, 09 Aug 2018 10:49
Vietnam’s GDP projected to grow 6.83% in 2018
Vietnam’s gross domestic product (GDP) is expected to grow 6.83 per cent in 2018, almost unchanged from 6.8 per cent in the same period last year.
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 11:59
Confidence in CIMB Group unshaken
AmBank Research has maintained a “buy” recommendation on CIMB Group, with an unchanged fair value of RM6.80 per share.
Its fair value is based on an FY19 P/BV of 1.2x, supported by an ROE of 10.8 per cent.
Sat, 30 Jun 2018 01:00
Region steady despite risks
Macroeconomic risks for Asia-Pacific have risen but our baseline for the latest assessment of the region's credit conditions remains broadly unchanged, said S&P Global Ratings in a report released today, titled "Escalating Trade Measures Reorder Macro Risks In Asia-Pacific."
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 08:14
BOT wary of the impact from US-China trade war
Central bank keeps policy rate unchanged to facilitate growth; forecasts for GDP and export growth revised upwards amid weakening of the baht
Fri, 09 Mar 2018 01:00
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.
Thu, 11 Jan 2018 18:23
Asia sovereign ratings seen as stable in 2018, S&P says
Most Asia-Pacific sovereign ratings are likely to remain unchanged in the next one to two years, said S&P Global Ratings in a report titled Asia-Pacific Sovereign Rating Trends 2018.
Sun, 10 Dec 2017 01:00
Breaking road rules
Despite our uniformed officials trying to concoct special zones, road checks and holiday clampdowns, there is a reality to road use in the countryside that has remained unchanged for 10 years.
Thu, 28 Sep 2017 01:00
MPC raises GDP view
The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has raised its forecast for this year's economic growth to 3.8 per cent from an earlier estimate of 3.5 per cent, following rises in exports and domestic demand, while leaving the policy rate unchanged yesterday.