PPRP toils to keep minnows in coalition : The Palang Pracharath Party (PPRP) has decided to award a “political position” to a small coalition party bloc as Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha prepares to hold clear-the-air talks with the group later this week following their threat to withdraw support for the government. Bangkok Post State allays […]

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CENTEL firms on Bt28.188b 3 years capex, sees stronger 2H on seasonal F&B and Hotel business. Comment: CENTEL vs MINT take your pick for the next 3-5 years.  COM7 upbeats 3Q earnings from larger stores network on BTS stations and contribution from revenue sharing via Kerry Express operating at COM7’s 20 outlets. Comment: Well that’s […]

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RATCH in talks with 2 powerplants operations on M&A to offset revenue lost from retirement powerplants in Ratchburi during 2025-27. SCB, BBL and KTB followed KBANK’s lead in cutting lending rates by 25 bps, while keeping the MLR (prime rate) unchanged, responding to Bank of Thailand’s surprise rate cut last wk. Deposit rates were left […]

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So earnings have been $hit! Now yes some of it can be attributed to the new accounting policies, but looking across the board its been rather poor in Thailand for the majority of companies. The market is up just +5.5% for the year and its a bloodbath effectively across every sector ex REITs and ICT, […]

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Big spend coming, says Uttama : Govt prioritises tax reform, investment . Expanding Thailand Future Fund (TFF) investment and tax reform are two priority policies that will boost development and help to reduce income inequality, Finance Minister Uttama Savanayana told the Bangkok Post Forum 2019 yesterday. Bangkok Post Three-month strategy unveiled to revive economy : […]

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IVL: to buy integrated oxides facilities and derivatives assets from Huntsman for US$ 2b, expects manufacturing capacity increase by 23% in higher-margin business. Comment: Cooooooooooooooookie munsterrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr.  KKC: announce RO 300m shares to existing shareholders 4:1 at Bt 1 apiece, subscription period from September 16-20. TMB-Thanachart Bank may sign merger agreement today. Comment: I’m still curious […]

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