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Public hearing on market  infrastructure rules
February 9, 2016 10:35 am

Public hearing on market infrastructure rules

The Securities and Exchange Commission is seeking public comments on draft revisions to the rules governing operation of capital-market infrastructures to bring them in line with international standard principles and changing advanced technologies.

Chicago Stock Exchange enters sale deal with a  group of Chinese...
February 9, 2016 9:10 am

Chicago Stock Exchange enters sale deal with a group of Chinese...

The Chicago Stock Exchange has entered into an agreement to be acquired by an investor group led by Chongqing Casin Enterprise Group.

UOBAM changes focus to advise on portfolio
February 8, 2016 1:00 am

UOBAM changes focus to advise on portfolio

WITH THE ongoing trading volatility in the equity market, United Overseas Bank Group in Singapore has told its subsidiaries, including UOB Asset Management (Thailand), to focus on advising customers to hold an efficient portfolio that suits their...

Viriyah Insurance tries to sell more carrier liability policies
February 8, 2016 1:00 am

Viriyah Insurance tries to sell more carrier liability policies

VIRIYAH Insurance will increase its relationships with brokers and put more emphasis on non-motor insurance, especially carrier-liability coverage for logistics operators who already have vehicle policies with the company, in an attempt to shore up...

GH Bank to participate in Pracha Rath
February 5, 2016 1:00 am

GH Bank to participate in Pracha Rath

The Government Housing Bank (GH Bank) plans to offer a five-to-six-year fixed mortgage, including a waiver of the transfer fee, to buyers under the Pracha Rath housing project.

SME confidence improves but low consumption remains concern
February 5, 2016 1:00 am

SME confidence improves but low consumption remains concern

Small and medium-sized enterprises remain worried about the slowdown in consumption, especially in the Southern and Northeastern regions, according to TMB Analytics.

Refinancing and fleet vehicle segment in focus at K Leasing
February 4, 2016 1:00 am

Refinancing and fleet vehicle segment in focus at K Leasing

KASIKORN Leasing, an instalment-loan subsidiary of Kasikornbank, will focus more on segments with good potential such as auto-refinance and fleet-vehicle purchase this year as |a way of achieving portfolio growth, its executive chairman Thawee...

Bank of Thailand keeps its ammunition in store
February 4, 2016 1:00 am

Bank of Thailand keeps its ammunition in store

THE BANK of Thailand yesterday decided to keep the policy interest rate unchanged in light of greater external risks and greater volatility in the financial markets that may spur the need for further rate cuts later in the year.

Erawan Group executives meet investors
February 4, 2016 1:00 am

Erawan Group executives meet investors

Kamonwan Wipulakorn, president of The Erawan Group, and Kanyarat Krisnathevin, executive vice president and chief financial officer, are in the United States meeting with global investors.

BOT keeps rate unchanged
February 3, 2016 4:04 pm

BOT keeps rate unchanged

The Bank of Thailand decided to keep the policy rate unchanged, in light of greater external risks and greater volatility in the financial markets that may spur need for further rate cuts later of the year.