ACG allots Bt40m budget to branch out from dealer to auto maintenance services, sees demand grows as people choose to repair over replace, target 5 outlets by end of year. BJC sets Bt10b capex to add 3 BigC hypermarket branches in TH and 1 abroad, expand Pure Pharmacy, mini BigC and supermarket. Comment: So the […]

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ADVANC will switch on the country’s first 5G mobile network on the 2600-MHz band after making the 1st instalment payment today for the spectrum won at this week’s auction. Comment: Lets see if there are dividend cuts AOT: airlines voice out unfair treatments following announcement of remedy package for tenants at 6 airports as airlines […]

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AOT: AOT released their latest flight/passenger figures last week, and things look awful with passengers -28% for the first week of Feb, expect for this rate of change to increase for the rest of the month. The first step they’ve done to counter the drop is to reduce the landing fee and now there’s news […]

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AAV may save as much as Bt800m after Cabinet cut jet fuel tax from Bt4.726/liter to Bt0.20/liter, Bt300m for THAI. Comment: But it may not make up for the loss in demand.  ADVANC, TRUE, DTAC, TOT and CAT have all submitted bids for 5G spectrums, with ADVANC and TRUE said to be vying for 3 […]

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ADVANC, DTAC, TRUE, TOT, CAT are expected to submit bidding for 5G licenses today, qualified bidders will be announced on February 11 and auction begins February 16 Comment: WHERE’S JAS? IHL wins contract to supply leather to US footwear, KEEN, production starts 2Q, expects to wrap up additional 4 contract this year. IVL cod 440ktpa […]

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BCP sets oil sales growth t/g this year at 6%, plans 60 new stations, mulls boosting non-oil revenue, including EV charging stations. Comment: All the petrol station co’s have been trying to push non-oil revenues over the past few years, the best has been PTT followed by PTG BGRIM CODed 4.8mw industrial waste pp, lifted […]

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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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BEM: kick-off trial run of Blue line extension, 14km 5 stations from Jul 29 till Sept 28, 13km elevated stretch from Tha Phra to Bang Sue North Bkk on track to cod next yr. DIF: issue new units to raise Bt15.8b via offering 9.4:1 at Bt15.9 apiece, XB (excluding other benefit) upcoming Fri (Aug 2), […]

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AOT: to set up pre-export agricultural products inspection subsidiary to boost income from cargo-handing services, target cod after new cold-storage facility and prod certifying center completed in 6 months. BAFS: expects earnings bottom out 2Q from Bt 79m charge from one-off employee expense, sees 2H turnaround from recovery jet refueling business and recognition of northern […]

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ANAN’s CEO, Chanond, sold 11.89% stake or 396.21m share to his Ruangkritya family members as part of internal reshuffling, leaving him with 38.98% stake. DIF may sell new units @ Bt15.2, a 15% discount to previous close, while TRUE to pocket extra gain in 3Q from selling assets to DIF, Tabloid. KKP anticipates big jumps […]

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