I find it rather fascinating that there hasn’t been more talk about the new Sustainable Equity Fund (SEF) which is supposed to be approved the government and then replace the Long Term Equity Fund (LTF) and be enacted next year. So, here’s a quick Q&A about it. What is the LTF? The LTF is an […]

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AOT mulls investing Bt3b in monorail projects connecting DMK airport to BTS greenline to help flows of passenger traffic and reduce traffic congestion. Comment: Well it makes sense common sense. However the risk I see is that several travelers to Thailand already skip Bangkok and go direct to their holiday destinations. BCP to sell Bt10b […]

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AOT wants airlines at BKK’s Don Mueang International Airport to switch to wide-body aircraft in a bid to ease congestion at the LLC hub, expects Cabinet approval for Bt38-40b Don Mueang 3rd phase expansion to cater for 60m, as it would reach peak capacity by 2020. Comment: In 5 years, I’ll bet that Chinese tourists […]

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So we are in my favourite month for when $hit hits the fan in global markets. The latest oil price spike…well what does this mean? What if one can say oil prices were high in 2007, US markets were at ATH, the Fed was cutting rates…mirror scenario now? Or Oil prices increase + soft commodity […]

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Fresh perks to attract FDI : The economic cabinet yesterday approved the Thailand Plus package to woo foreign firms looking to relocate production amid the snowballing Sino-US trade war. Bangkok Post Retailers to stop handing out plastics : Giant retailers, plastic manufacturing titans, and department stores reached an agreement yesterday to stop handing out single-use […]

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AIE sees 2H turnaround from recovery demand for B10 biodiesel on government promotion, eyes 20% revenue growth this year. BEAUTY, ANAN, PSL, TKN, ERW may be taken off the SET100, with the arrival of AWC, Tabloid. Comment: Well 5 companies are not going to be removed because of 1 company CHAYO allots Bt1b budget to […]

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Asset World Corp (AWC), a property arm under Charoen of THBEV, to acquire prime prop in BKK and key resort destinations held by the group to develop mixed-use projects and hotels in next 5 years, IPO @ Bt6, September 25-27 and go straight into SET50. Comment: ROE of 3% .. well…TCC buys property, develops it, […]

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AH sells shares of JV company in Vietnam, AVAP, to Vinfast trading for Bt377m, will book gains in 3Q. Comment: From talks with folks in Vietnam, this is because Vinfast is slow with the roll out and difficult with negotiations.  Most likely a prudent move made by AH. DEMCO sees strong 2H upon realizing Bt1.13b […]

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ALL to boost recurring income to 20% in 5 years after investing in the New Forum Plaza, to realize Bt4b backlog in 2H, on track to exceed Bt4.5b revenue this year. Comment: And its a trend amongst all the property developers to build a recurring income asset. Those that haven’t will continue to suffer ASIAN […]

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