BA may pay special dividend in 3Q, having booked extra gains, yet operation remained sluggish from higher competitions and strong THB. BAY revamps app, U-Choose, to accommodate digital lending, online deposit and e-market place, kick-off services on November. BGRIM reassures solid 4Q from absence of maintenance shutdown and additional capacity from 3 solar projects combined […]

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ASIAN: upbeat 2H earnings from strong pet food sales vol in China following acquisitions of Shangdone Thaiya Meisi Pet foods in 2Q, firms on Bt 10b FY19 revenue target, 10-12% GPM Comment: If thats the case and this is a sustainable contract then perhaps there is something interesting here. Telcos regulator, NBTC, terminates 3 government […]

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NBTC amends TV ratings rule : The broadcasting regulator has amended its rule governing the process of seeking a body to run TV viewership ratings after it was blamed for favouring a particular organisation. Bangkok Post State maintains B1,000 handout quota at 10m : The government will not allow registration for the 1,000-baht cash giveaway […]

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ADVANC may report strong 3Q, the highest Q in 3 years, up 29% yoy to Bt8.8b, Tabloid. Comment: At the end of the day its just a financial #’s game AMATA upbeats IE land sales momentum as trade war persists, 400 acres out of total 4,400 acres landbank in EEC area ready for quick start […]

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AKR JV partner to invest 20mw solar projects in Vietnam, seeks to expand solar panel & transformer sales abroad, will bid 2 projects from authority worth Bt4.5b expects to win at least 10-15% of total. AP to start transferring Bt7.9b “LIFE One Wireless” this month, after 100% sold out. Comment: It will be interesting if […]

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AWC’s retail portions were fully subscribed and Institutional portion is expected to be snapped up during October 1-3 as well, tentative trading sets for October 10. Comment: I doubt you’ll see big numbers on the first day for AWC, its a massive IPO… BAY will apply 70% DSR on personal loans and credit card applicants […]

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So September is over. The usual two difficult months of the year have passed, so what going forward? Thailand specifically, I suspect will begin to post better than expected tourism numbers during the 4Q19 – have a look at the google trends for searches on tourism sites in Thailand. I suspect export numbers will look […]

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Notable Transactions Buy(s) THB CGH – A trade between two family members PF – The CEO buys 1% of shares MTC – Director buys a decent size of MTC. PSTC – The CEO buys a decent chunk SPALI – The owners are buying shares, so no real estate crisis? Sell(s) THB CGH – See above

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Govt speeding up megaprojects : Transport Ministry plans worth B1.94trn . The government is expediting the Transport Ministry’s mega-investment projects worth almost 2 trillion baht to stimulate financial flows and deal with anticipated volatility in the global economy next year. Bangkok Post Shipments down 4% in August on weak demand : Strong baht and glut […]

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ASAP launches app, ASAP Limousine, Chauffeur & Limousine services to expand corporate client base, open booking from September 30. Comment: I do like what they are trying to do here. But the impact of these new services is small relative to their core business EGCO reports cod 455mw coal-fired Philippines powerplants in 4Q, lifts total […]

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