The Stock Exchange of Thailand has started trading its first five derivative warrants (DW) on the SET50 index. DW trading accounts for 2.74 per cent of total securities trading value, higher than other key markets in the region.
The prolonged political deadlock has dampened some commercial banks' first-quarter net profits compared with the same period last year.
Krungsri Consumer, the consumer-finance arm of Bank of Ayudhya and a major player in unsecured lending, has tightened its criteria for personal loans to both existing and new customers in an effort to prevent bad debts. It will also concentrate more...
CFG SERVICES' young new managing director has outlined his ambitious long-term vision to turn the company, better known as Ngern Tid Lor ("Money on Wheels"), into a financial convenience store.
The political protests, which started in Sam Sen Railway Station last October 31, have continued for more than five months and have not found solutions yet. Where they will go and how they will end are unknown.
Global fund assets are projected to grow by 60% to $101.7 trillion by 2020, fuelled by the shift toward individual retirement plans, a surge in high-net-worth individuals in emerging markets and growth in sovereign wealth fund (SWF) assets, PwC says.
The top three mortgage lenders have mixed views on how to revive growth for the rest of the year after they witnessed a double-digit decline in housing loans in the first quarter compared with a year earlier.
The Board of Investment of Thailand (BOI) is promoting next month's "Subcon Thailand 2014", Asean's biggest subcontracting exhibition, which is expected to generate sales of more than Bt6 billion.
Thai banks plan to open more branches in other countries in the region, including Cambodia and Vietnam, as they prepare to have a role in increasing trade and foreign investment in Asean.
Thailand's Gold Research Centre expects a better return on investment in gold this year as there are fewer negative and more positive external factors than in 2013.