AMANAH sees marginal impact from lockdown as majority of hire-purchase services are outside Bangkok & vicinity EKH expects ATH profit 3Q from higher average Covid test at 200-300 cases/day, 400 IPD beds & 200 from field hospital fully occupied, tailwind from Sinopharm jab service & 1 hospitel, sees upside from arrival of Moderna alternative vaccine […]

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It’s a short week for the Thai market, 2 public holidays, and the case #’s continue hitting new highs. Market participants have been telling me that no one would be surprised if the daily case figures hit 20k, therefore I interpret this that there is no shock factor left, and with a special someone’s birthday […]

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Strict rules bar hotels from asset warehousing scheme: More Thai hotels may opt to sell their properties if the stringent measures set for financial aid schemes, such as asset warehousing, prevent them from accessing soft loans. Bangkok Post Arkhom: Debt freeze could lengthen: Financial institutions should consider if the Bank of Thailand’s move to suspend […]

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AAV: local fund, KASSET, raised holding by 0.2642% to 5.0528% of total outstanding on Tuesday. Comment: I still wonder about who this mysterious saviour investor is to AAV. ATTA said a spike in new cases in Thailand and other Asian countries is leaving little hope of reviving the short-haul market this year despite the country […]

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APURE inked deal with Walmart to supply canned sweet corn, cream style corn, sweet corn in vacuum pack and canned baby corn thru its hypermarket in US & EU, target 30-40% CAGR over next 3 years, expects to get additional client on board in 4Q. Comment: That’s an incredible achievement. Thus the price wasn’t purely […]

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CPW maintained 20% FY21 revenue growth target supported by new IT & gadget products launch during the year, larger contribution from online sales, wider margins from IoT & smart home products. Comment: A C-grade version of COM7 ECF sees recovery in furniture mkt on seasonal and weak THB, while Minbu solar PP in Myanmar have […]

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ADVANC secures official broadcaster right for Toyko Olympics on AIS Play for all matches. Comment: This is slowly taking True’s market share. AIS Play is fantastic for sports today versus True especially on a price comparison basis. BA to suspend BKK-Samui route from Jul 21 and postpone resumption of 5 other routes. Comment: I know […]

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ACG anticipates recovery sales 3Q from debut of All new Civic Gen 11, will add 6 branches of Fast Fit auto services by end of year. CKP may report a record Bt931m 2Q21 NP, as higher water flows in Xayaburi Dam boosted capacity, sees momentum into 3Q. ECL expects positive 2H loans momentum from hire-purchase […]

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YTD the SET is +8% in local currency terms, but the THB has dropped some -10% versus the USD this year, with most of the decline starting since mid June. COVID COVID COVID. That’s all I’m seeing in the news. And the government reacts in the same way, oddly (:p) at the same time when […]

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