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CIMB Thai Bank bucks the trend by  offering high-interest deposit...
March 31, 2015 1:00 am

CIMB Thai Bank bucks the trend by offering high-interest deposit...

WHILE much of the banking industry has backed away from offering special interest rates to lure deposits, CIMB Thai Bank is taking advantage of the eased competition to attract new customers.

Look beyond the SET Index for opportunities
March 31, 2015 1:00 am

Look beyond the SET Index for opportunities

IN THE PAST MONTH, as a result of both domestic and international forces, Thai stocks have dropped by 3-4 per cent, with the SET Index swooping from around 1,600 points to 1,495.

Frost & Sullivan sees opportunity for aerospace centre in Thailand
March 28, 2015 1:00 am

Frost & Sullivan sees opportunity for aerospace centre in Thailand

Thailand is laying the foundation for development of an Aerospace Industrial Estate targeting maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) and Tier 2, 3 and 4 manufacturing segments, Frost & Sullivan said.

Telecom spectrum auctions to be held in November, December
March 28, 2015 1:00 am

Telecom spectrum auctions to be held in November, December

The next round of bidding for telecommunication spectrum licences will start in November, as acknowledged yesterday by the mobile Cabinet, Information and Communications Technology Minister Pornchai Rujiprapa said.

Falcon Insurance expects flat profit growth for 3-5 years
March 27, 2015 1:00 am

Falcon Insurance expects flat profit growth for 3-5 years

Falcon Insurance does not expect any growth in net profit for the next three to five years despite its aggressive premium-growth target of 15 per cent a year. It says that because if is now focusing more on personal rather than commercial lines, it...

LH Bank to raise Bt4 bn from 10-year sub-debt
March 27, 2015 1:00 am

LH Bank to raise Bt4 bn from 10-year sub-debt

Land and Houses Bank will issue 10-year subordinated debt worth Bt4 billion in May to raise Tier 2 capital and support its annual asset-growth target of 15-20 per cent for at least three years (2016-18).

GSB says it will lose profits if it has to contribute to state...
March 27, 2015 1:00 am

GSB says it will lose profits if it has to contribute to state...

The GOVERNMENT Savings Bank expects its profit to contract by between Bt8 billion and Bt9 billion if the bank has to contribute 0.47 per cent of total deposits yearly to a development fund for the special financial institutions, otherwise known as...