KTB says to miss 5% loan growth target this year, after 3% growth 9M19, sets 3.2% growth target next year, to lower NPL from current Bt106b to below Bt100b. IRPC to complete 2 M&A deals next year, PP Compound Downstream and MARS. ERW cuts FY19 hotel revenue growth target to 3-5% yoy from 7-10% previous […]

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BEM: State Railway board to decide fare cut plans for Purple & Blue line MRT on November 19, expects to cut monthly trips ticket fare and off peak fare cut (9am-3:30pm & weekend). Comment: I have wondered how will the SRT/Bangkok control the prices across the different operators… HMPRO admits going to miss 5% revenue […]

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EPCO will book Bt500m extra gains from disposal of SPM shares to BGC in 4Q, 17mw pp to cod in December lifts total to 550mw by end of year, board to approve JV 700 mw Vietnam power projects (550mw wind & 150mw solar) on Thursday (Nov 14) Comment: EPCO trying to realise its value? Dodgy […]

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Hand-wringing over tariffs : The GSP revocation leaves everyone spinning and online forums spewing, while experts try to figure out problems with workers’ rights in Thailand and officials look to make headway with US dialogue. The US recently stunned long-time ally Thailand by revoking trade privileges worth US$1.3 billion (39.2 billion baht) under the Generalized […]

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MTC sees record high 4Q on seasonal, reaffirms 25-30% loan port growth, <2% NPL, sets 20-30% revenue and profit growth target for next year. Comment: A friend in this industry has gently informed me that my thoughts of MTC and SAWAD are lying on their NPLs are incorrect. He informed me that the real default […]

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BTS to cod 4 skytrain stations (Ratchayothin 24, Ratchayothin, Senanikhom, Kasetsart Uni) on Dec 4. IRPC sees recovery in 4Q from petrochemical, refinery and progress in US-China trade deal.Opening of bidding envelops for 45MW Srinakarin Dam floating solar projects is scheduled for today, SCC, GPSC, SPCG, GUNKUL, WHAUP, EPCO, IRPC, BGRIM and among those vying […]

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Cabinet has approved to cap BTS toll rate at the maximum rate of 65 baht across skytrain line as well as transfer losses incurred by BMA of Bt64,000m to BTS. On the other hand, BTS will have rights to operate skytrain of additional 30 years after the current concession expires. With regards to BTSGIF, BTS […]

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ADVANC’s ready for 5G auction with Bt62b available cashflows. Comment: It’s a yield play more than anything else AOT reports 141.87m passengers last fiscal year, +2% yoy, with international passenger growth of 4.4%, flights +2.41%. Comment: And look, there’s still growth, I think 4Q may be a bigger positive surprise than people expect in terms […]

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