State enterprise office looking to sell some securities. THE State Enterprise Policy Office (Sepo) is expected to sell in the second half of next year some securities held by the Finance Ministry in 24 entities, Sepo director-general Ekniti Nitithanprapas said. (The Nation, 13/11/17) Tax reduction for domestsic tourism to be proposed to Finance Ministry. This […]

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BA BA reports 3Q17 loss of Bt157.28mn, on a fall in average revenue per passenger of 10.1% from intense competition in the industry. (Thun Hoon, 17/11/17) Comment: Every airline posted another quarter of poor earnings, but if oil goes the way I think (i.e. down), every player should be benefit BR BR plans to expand […]

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BANPU BANPU has an investment opportunity in the natural gas business and is expanding its solar rooftop, with a goal of increasing production to 300 MW in 2020. It also plans to list subsidiary BANPU Infinergy. It expects 2017 revenue of at least Bt85bn and reports coal price has increased to US$70 per ton. (Thun […]

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BTS BTS reports 2QFY18 net profit of Bt741.5mn, growing 19%, with revenue of Bt2.98bn, rising 55%, as it received revenue from system installation for the North-South sky train and passenger numbers made a new high. (Khao Hoon, 15/11/17) CHO CHO reported 3Q17 revenue of Bt606.66mn, growing 133.21%, with a net profit of Bt14.69mn, rising by […]

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The key changes as of 30 Nov ’17 are as follows: MSCI GLOBAL STANDARD INDEXES THAILAND + none / – 1 (-) BEC MSCI GLOBAL SMALL CAP INDEXES THAILAND +5 / -6 (+) BEC, GGC, ORI, VNT & WHA (-) AIRA, GPSC, NYT, SCN, STPI, THRE

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In light of the continuing amazing performance coming out of BEAUTY, I thought I may as well as share this 2 week old post from Bloomberg. The Bangkok-based firm plans to tap China‚Äôs $4.3 billion beauty sector for the next leg of expansion, after building a network of more than 300 retail outlets in Thailand […]

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BEAUTY BEAUTY targets 2018 revenue growth of 20% from 2017 to Bt3.1bn. It also plans to further expand its business overseas, with plans finalized by the beginning of 2018. It reports 3Q17 earnings of Bt348.20mn, growing by 65.61%, on higher sales and margin. (Thun Hoon, 14/11/17) Comment: Just astounding #’s FSMART FSMART reports 9M17 earnings […]

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AAV AAV’s 3Q17 earnings dropped by 34% to Bt260.9mn on an increase in energy cost and a reduction in average fare by 7% in order to compete. It declared a dividend of Bt0.15/share. (Khao Hoon, 13/11/17) Comment: Looks like a lot of the airlines in Thailand will have weak 3Q17 #’s because of the sudden […]

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