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Thais getting more interested in cashless society
September 3, 2014 1:00 am

Thais getting more interested in cashless society

Thai consumers are showing greater comfort with electronic payments, as one in three is willing to do away with cash altogether, according to Visa.

SCB denies 'stake sale' in life insurer
September 3, 2014 1:00 am

SCB denies 'stake sale' in life insurer

Thailand's third-largest bank by assets, Siam Commercial Bank, denied a report that it is in talks with a foreign insurer to sell a 25-per-cent stake in SCB Life Assurance.

TMB Bank woos mid-size firms with cheque pick-up service
September 3, 2014 1:00 am

TMB Bank woos mid-size firms with cheque pick-up service

TMB Bank has added a cheque pick-up service to tap the medium-sized enterprise market as part of its efforts to encourage them to use TMB their main bank and leave more deposits with it.

Operations in Indonesia paying off for Bangkok Bank
September 2, 2014 1:00 am

Operations in Indonesia paying off for Bangkok Bank

Since Bangkok Bank opened its third Indonesian branch in Medan last November, loan demand has been surging and the country has become the third-largest contributor to the bank's international business.

SCB, FTI team up to help SMEs cash in on new opportunities
September 2, 2014 1:00 am

SCB, FTI team up to help SMEs cash in on new opportunities

Siam Commercial Bank is joining with the Federation of Thai Industries to help small and medium-sized enterprises become more competitive in funding and knowledge sharing.

Renminbi challenging US dollar hegemony as global economic gravity...
September 2, 2014 1:00 am

Renminbi challenging US dollar hegemony as global economic gravity...

If the account of the 20th century was written in dollars, the account of the 21st will be bilingual: dollars and renminbi.

CIMB Thai outlines three-year plan for |its first foreign branch, in...
September 1, 2014 1:00 am

CIMB Thai outlines three-year plan for |its first foreign branch, in...

CIMB Thai Bank has set a three-year plan (2014-2016) for its first foreign branch. The bank last Friday officially opened a branch in Vientiane, which it says will offer the same products as those of state-owned banks in Laos.

Invest in stocks, not in bonds, |in Q4 for best returns: experts
September 1, 2014 1:00 am

Invest in stocks, not in bonds, |in Q4 for best returns: experts

THE stock market will be the place to invest during the final quarter of the year, experts say, because of the recent economic recovery, the expected improvements in listed companies' financial performance, and the current low policy interest...

SCB Life Assurance touts 'Plug and Pay' for smartphones
August 30, 2014 1:00 am

SCB Life Assurance touts 'Plug and Pay' for smartphones

SCB Life Assurance has emphasised its brand strength as a growth leader while promoting three key business strategies to meet the needs of its more than 1 million policyholders.

NCPO urged to unveil all infrastructure investment plans
August 30, 2014 1:00 am

NCPO urged to unveil all infrastructure investment plans

The private sector has suggested that the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) unveil all its infrastructure development plans as well as the national strategy on investment and source of funding in order to encourage foreign direct investment...