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Think you don't need an IT strategy? Think again
September 18, 2014 1:00 am

Think you don't need an IT strategy? Think again

TRADITIONAL information technology in enterprises focused on cost efficiency and high availability of IT operations under the chief information officer (CIO). Today, however, IT is being challenged by far more diverse uses and the shifting demands...

Risk of correction looms as US Fed moves closer to tightening
September 17, 2014 1:00 am

Risk of correction looms as US Fed moves closer to tightening

A two-day meeting of the US Federal Reserve's policy-setting committee scheduled for conclusion today (US time) is the main event this week.

Ethical content management: A double-edged knife to success
September 16, 2014 1:00 am

Ethical content management: A double-edged knife to success

"Content is King" is the phrase marketers around the world have been hearing quite often lately. The phrase is a true description of what the future of media landscape looks like.

SET has a higher chance for going down
September 15, 2014 1:00 am

SET has a higher chance for going down

Between September 1 and 11, foreign investors' net purchases of Thai stocks totalled Bt8.93 billion, contributing to a 1.23-per-cent rise in the SET Index. The small rise reflects the expensive valuation in the Stock Exchange of Thailand.

Half-year tax return filing for self-employed income earners
September 15, 2014 1:00 am

Half-year tax return filing for self-employed income earners

Taxpayers who have earned certain types of income due to self-employment in the period from January to June 2014 are required to file a half-year tax return (Form PND 94) and pay personal income tax by September 30.

Higher output, external factors affect investment climate
September 12, 2014 1:00 am

Higher output, external factors affect investment climate

Thailand's investment climate is likely to be supported from the positive side of the political environment after His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej has graciously given a royal command for the appointment of General Prayuth Chan-ocha as the...

Are Thailand's Islamic financial institutions ready for the AEC?
September 11, 2014 1:00 am

Are Thailand's Islamic financial institutions ready for the AEC?

IT IS less than a year before Southeast Asian countries join the Asean Economic Community (AEC). The region will then experience free flow of labour, capital, goods and services, driving liberalisation in many sectors, including the financial...

Shanghai-HK Stock Connect opens new era in China's financial...
September 10, 2014 1:00 am

Shanghai-HK Stock Connect opens new era in China's financial...

China has been the growth story of the past three decades. It has also been largely out of reach for portfolio investors. That is about to change.

Coaching success is skills plus marketing plus conviction
September 8, 2014 1:00 am

Coaching success is skills plus marketing plus conviction

Ted was so excited after finishing his coaching programme. He was on top of the world, delighted that he was now a professional coach.

Last three elements of quant investing explained
September 5, 2014 1:00 am

Last three elements of quant investing explained

In this article we will cover the last three elements of quantitative investing, namely test/backtesting, optimisation and evaluation.