Construction players woke up when the government started to work again. Banking is hurt (look at SCB’s recent write-offs I still think there’s more to be written off) and tourism .. wow .. – 28% over 12 months? Doesn’t quite match up with the tourism numbers. Anything interesting this week? Sure, more finco’s reporting and […]

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Oil Fund scraps 1-baht discount : Fuel prices to rise by 50-60 satang per litre as tensions ease. The Energy Ministry yesterday announced the end of the onebaht discount on eight types of motor fuel, saying US-Iran military tensions were likely to ease and pose little threat to the stability of oil prices. Bangkok Post […]

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Why pay attention to this? They only manage some USD 6 trn in assets…so it wouldn’t hurt to see what they are planning to do with their capital and here’s the two key paragraphs and a link to the 2 of their letters “ Climate change has become a defining factor in companies’ long-term prospects. […]

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Govt told to delay land tax : Local authorites not prepared, says MP. The government is being urged to delay the implementation of a new land and buildings tax due to come into force tomorrow to give local authorities and taxpayers more time to prepare. Bangkok Post House committee slashes 2020 budget by B16.2bn : […]

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Oh how I love these, granted 80% are US centric (which is a given) but it’s still good to see viewpoints. There’s another 5 in the link to Blackstone’s website. The economy disappoints the consensus forecast, but a recession is avoided. Federal Reserve Chair Powell lowers the Fed funds rate to 1%. Without a comprehensive […]

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The market has started the year nicely with a quick +1% gain. But the funnymentals from last month remain a weak domestic consumer, a confused global trade situation where manufacturing plants are re-aligning and setting up facilities outside of China and have a look at oil. I’m ignoring the news about a WW3 and Iran’s […]

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The last post for 2019, it just sunk in that it’s the end of the decade. And there’s something beautiful apart of the start of a new year and now a new decade. It brings about a sense of positivity despite the missives that occur both domestically and internally. Thanks for reading/commenting/emailing everyone. Have a […]

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Just announced, the latest changes for the SET50, SET100, sSET, SETCLMV, SETHD, SETTHSI and SETWB indices, effective for 1H20. SET50 In: VGI Out: ROBINS SET 100 In: BGC, STPI, THG, TQM, VGI Out: ANAN, BLAND, ROBINS, SIRI, TVO And go to the link below to see the rest. Source: SET

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