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LH Bank allows struggling borrowers to adjust mortgage instalments
July 29, 2016 1:00 am

LH Bank allows struggling borrowers to adjust mortgage instalments

LAND AND HOUSES Bank has seen a rising number of customers who are unable to make their mortgage instalments, so it is allowing them to adjust their payments to amounts they can afford.

Country Group sets aside Bt6 bn for investments
July 28, 2016 1:00 am

Country Group sets aside Bt6 bn for investments

COUNTRY GROUP Holdings (CGH), the newly restructured company owned by the Taechaubol family, has reserved Bt6 billion to acquire businesses and invest in potential opportunities both locally and overseas.

SCB lends Bt6 bn to Jasmine, keen on telcos, power plants
July 28, 2016 1:00 am

SCB lends Bt6 bn to Jasmine, keen on telcos, power plants

SIAM COMMERCIAL BANK has facilitated a working-capital loan of Bt6 billion to Jasmine International for the listed company’s expansion of its broadband business, with telecom operators and power plants identified as promising industries for the...

Fewer brokerage reps to sit on ‘corporatised’ SET’s board
July 28, 2016 1:00 am

Fewer brokerage reps to sit on ‘corporatised’ SET’s board

THE SECURITIES and Exchange Commission yesterday revealed the new structure of the Stock Exchange of Thailand’s board, with the number of seats reserved for brokerages reduced to four from five currently, according to SEC secretary-general Rapee...

No concern over rising private sector debt, says central bank
July 27, 2016 1:00 am

No concern over rising private sector debt, says central bank

THE BANK of Thailand sees no need to worry about corporate debt despite the recent jump in the level of indebtedness.

Fund inflows continue to drive Thai market
July 27, 2016 1:00 am

Fund inflows continue to drive Thai market

THE STOCK Exchange of Thailand in the first half of this year outperformed other bourses in Southeast Asia in terms of fund inflows and dividend yields.

PayPal.Me caters to small merchants
July 27, 2016 1:00 am

PayPal.Me caters to small merchants

PAYPAL will next month launch PayPal.Me, a contextualised peer-to-peer digital payment service, to ride the growth of social commerce in Thailand.

Asia markets mostly up but Tokyo hit by strong yen
July 26, 2016 4:13 pm

Asia markets mostly up but Tokyo hit by strong yen

HONG KONG - Most Asia markets rose Tuesday but Tokyo sank on a strong yen as traders await central bank meetings in Japan and the United States this week.

Thai MNCs  refocusing M&A activities on Asia
July 26, 2016 1:00 am

Thai MNCs refocusing M&A activities on Asia

THAI and other Southeast Asian multinational companies (MNCs) are looking at mergers and acquisitions in Asia rather than Western countries and the post-M&A environment has become the priority focus for business owners, according to a survey by...

First-half loan loss provisions  sufficient to handle rise in NPLs in...
July 25, 2016 1:00 am

First-half loan loss provisions sufficient to handle rise in NPLs in...

LOAN-LOSS reserves put in place by the banking sector in the first half of the year are sufficient to cope with a rise in non-performing loans (NPLs) in the second half, Tongurai Limpiti, Bank of Thailand deputy governor for financial institutions’...