TMBAM Eastspring debacle rattles market : Two mutual funds with an investment strategy focusing on foreign debt were torpedoed by panic selling. Two fixed-income funds of TMBAM Eastspring were a catalyst igniting a major redemption in Thailand’s mutual fund industry, to the point where the selling spree nearly sparked a liquidity crunch. Bangkok Post TMB […]

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BAM firms on plan to add Bt12b NPA & NPL this year, sees commercial banks already purged Bt20b NPL in the system YTD, pays Bt1.05 dps XD Apr 8. Comment: It helps being a government institution with access to these deals. Banthoon Lamsam stepped down as chairman of the board of KBANK yesterday. Comment: End […]

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APCO upbeats 1Q earnings from strong sales of health supplements products as demand for immunity booster grows. MTC said DSI’s officials raided its offices on March 20, following complaints about its lending rates, yet no charge was files. MTC said it charges <28% annual loan rates, in compliance with BOT’s rules. Comment: Well they are […]

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BCH sees solid 1Q20 on higher SSO patients, on track to open 90 beds new hospital in Sa Kaew, firms on 10-15% revenue growth target this year. Comment: Excl. BH and BDMS I think the rest of the hospitals are going to be ok.  EPG said its unit in the US, Aeroflex USA, is operational […]

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BCH upbeats 1Q revenue from surging Covid-19 test traffic at 100-150 cases/day, firms on plan to open hospital in Aranyaprathet province in May. Comment: I think that most hospitals outside of BDMS and BH are going to do quite well. Although if factories are closed then perhaps you’ll see a drop off in the hospitals […]

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Another week of massive insider buying Notable Transactions Buy(s) ROJNA – Just wow. Haven’t seen action in ROJNA for years SUPER – Perhaps this is worth a closer look given the continuous buying by the MD/President TFG – He buys his own shares back at all price ranges for the past few years Sell(s) AIT […]

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Aswin orders ‘soft lockdown’ in capital : Supermarkets to stay open, restaurants limited to takeaway, but other closures sweeping. Starting today, shopping malls and markets in Bangkok and adjacent provinces, except those selling food and essential consumer goods, have been ordered to close for three weeks in an effort to slow the spread of Covid-19. […]

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AH’s confident of profitability this year, on lack of provision and impairment loss, sees solid 1Q with limited impact from covid-19. Comment: Funny things in their accounts AOT reports 9,797 flights cancellation in March, passengers drops by 3m yoy, expects more in 2Q from more lockdown measures worldwide. Comment: I still think its the best […]

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