From the news I’ve been reading the past week or so these are the upcoming changes to the FTSE Indices FTSE SET Large Cap Index-Add: EA FTSE SET Mid Cap Index-Add: BGRIM, ORI, PRM, RATCH, RS, TOA FTSE SET Shariah Index-Add: AIT, AMARIN, BAFS, EKH, FN, GGC, HFT, LST, PRM, SEAFCO, SRICHA, TOA, TPIPP, UVAN […]

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ALT ALT signed an MOU with edotco, a Malaysian company, to provide telecommunication infrastructure construction services in Thailand and Southeast Asia. It expects this will raise the proportion of revenue from renting network infrastructure business to 50% within 2020. (Thun Hoon, 14/12/17) Comment: At first glance this doesn’t get one excited but when you realise […]

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BANPU BANPU has budgeted Bt3.5bn to invest in Marcellus natural gas, with production capacity of 52mn cubic feet per day. It currently has six natural gas sources with total capacity of 201mn cubic feet per day. (Thun Hoon, 13/12/17) EGCO EGCO says it has successfully obtained loans to develop and construct Nam Theun 1 power […]

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Given that its a relatively short commentary from Bill Gross I’ve decided to post it all here. The content is a continuation of his thinking for the past few years that assets are overpriced and at one point it will change.   1. Prior market tops (1987, 2000, 2007, etc.) allowed asset managers to partially […]

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BIZ BIZ targets 2018 revenue to grow by 10% from this year. It plans to bid for new projects, worth Bt800mn to Bt1bn, of which it expects to receive 50%. It reports backlog of Bt1.35bn and plans to open a new hospital specializing in cancer treatment within 2019, which it believes will raise earnings significantly. […]

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Notable Transactions Buy(s) THB 253 mn GULF – Massive block sale by the owner, and why not it’s nothing compared to the size of the company RS – He really believes in his shift to cosmetics by the look of this purchase. Sell(s) THB 3.2 bn GULF – I’m guessing he’s just giving the image […]

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Deputy prime minister, Somkid hastens banks to help grassroot SMEs to access to capital with loan budget of Bt200bn. The Ministry of Industry is going to propose 10 measures to support and bring recovery to more than 1mn SMEs to the cabinet. It plans to have both government and private banks join in distributing the […]

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AIT AIT targets 2018 revenue to grow by at least 10% to Bt5.5bn, as it is going to book revenue from backlog of Bt4.1bn. It plans to bid for Bt20bn in new projects in both the government and private sectors. It believes 2017 revenue will achieve target of Bt5bn. (Thun Hoon, 8/12/17) Comment: The IT […]

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COMAN COMAN targets 2018 revenue to grow by 20% from this year from an increase in the number of tourists. It plans to add distributors in 10 countries and expects to close the deal to acquire tourism and ticket agency businesses next year . (Khao Hoon, 7/12/17) IFEC IFEC filed a petition requesting the court […]

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