BTS-GULF-STEC-RATCH (BGSR) consortium wins Bt 40b O&M motorway contract for Bang Pa In-Nakhon Ratchasima & Bang Yai-Kanchanaburi routes. Comment: And boom! Interesting to see GULF join this consortium in addition to the relationships they have with PTT it looks like their fingers are in every pie ORI: to open 2 hotels under InterContinental Hotel Group […]

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New Energy minister, Sontirat Sontijirawong, to review 2018 PDP on 1st day in the office, following objection by the ombudsman that EGAT’s 2018 PDP allowed private power co, to shr role of producing electricity after which state’s contribution was cut to <50%, violating national security. GULF likely impact the most as its 100% private owned […]

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BEM reaffirms solid 2Q from strong tollway traffic & MRT ridership, expects big jumps 2H following debut of Blue line extension (Hua Lamphong – Lak Song) from August. Comment: And BTS has the same story as well BEAUTY signs 6 Chinese agents to distribute skin care products in China, target revenue from abroad surging to […]

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BA has named South Korea’s Lotte as its partner to vie for concessions to operate duty-free shops at BKK’s main airport and 3 regional ones. Comment: Lotte has been vying for a spot in Thailands duty free market for years just look @ the mall they invested in next to RCA BGRIM sees erngs bottom […]

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BBL: anticipates 2Q turnaround after loans shrink 1Q from corporate re-payment expects NII recovery from bancassurance and mutual fund business, maintain 4-6% full year loans growth target, Bt 20b LLP flat yoy. Comment: They are the best bank atm….a race to the bottom for the industry? BJC: sees positive earnings momentum 2Q from additional packaging […]

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AAV adds new route to Sihanoukville beach town in Cambodia, 4 weekly flights on route from July 1. Comment: Gotta love Airasia they really are everywhere and as a customer I love it. Has anyone else noticed how strong they are selling ad space on their planes? In the cabins? How they are selling food […]

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BA to expand CLMV routes this yr, as it invests Bt1.815b in the purchase of 2 aircraft, sets 3.5% rev growth t/g, 3% psx growth to 6.16m, bids for duty-free concession with 2 partners. Comment: Valuation wise it is cheap given the holding of BDMS. And this is shown in the share buyback program. But […]

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AH AH upbeat 1H earnings from delivery of auto parts to clients, expects full year exports sales +10% yoy, eyes 5% revenue growth target. Comment: The profit growth is > than revenue but that’s due to their odd deal structure in India BGRIM BGRIM raised holding in subsidiary, Bgrim Solar Power Rooftop, to Bt251m from […]

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AMATA AMATA maintains its presales target of 925 rai this year. It expects 4Q18 presales to be outstanding. Next year, it expects presales growth of 10% to 1,000 rai, backed by large demand from Chinese and Japanese. Backlog is 13,000 rai. It plans to raise land price in Amata City Chonburi. It will increase recurring […]

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AH AH expects revenue to grow in line with growth in the automotive industry. 4Q18 revenue is expected to be better, backing its revenue growth target of 5% this year. (Thun Hoon, 27/11/18) KBANK KBANK continues to expand in ASEAN+3. Laos is its potential target. Private sector growth in Laos will help underwrite loan growth. […]

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