BBL raises prime lending rates by 15-20bps, savings by 5-25bps from today, its minimum lending rate now at 6.45% and savings will be 0.5%, becomes the 1st to hike after BOT’s on Wednesday. Comment: Just look at that spread, remember the news article where the bankers said they wouldn’t increase rates. BEM mulls revising up […]

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BA: brings back annual unlimited flights campaign, Elite/Elite Plus card, Bt120k pre-paid ticket for FY23, kick-off 11.11 campaign tomorrow to fill cabin. Comment: If you live in Samui or plan to fly to the maldives often, this seems like a no brainer…presume that this is for them to receive a massive cash infusion. BBL & […]

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BBL: credit cost is expected to descending lower from 4Q22 after set aside LLP in 2/3Q to tackle headwinds, NIM expansion from rate hike & repriced overseas loans able to offset soften fees & non-NII, 240% NPL coverage eo-3Q, CAR 18.2%, T1 15% reassure financial health. Comment: If you want a pure corporate play, it’s […]

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AAI: ASIAN’s pet food unit, Asian Alliance International, debut IPO 637.5m shares at Bt 5.55 apiece, Tisco & UOBKH joint-leads. Comment: And that’s how you do an IPO pump. BBL: expects FY22 loan growth near double digits vs 4-6% previous projection, target 2-4.5% for FY23 (1-1.5x of FY23F GDP growth), NPL & provision likely to […]

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BBL’s firm on 4-6% loan growth target, sees lower LLP at Bt26b vs Bt34b yoy, mulls JV to set up an AMC to manager bad debt. Comment: Read between the lines “THERE IS A STUPID AMOUNT OF BAD DEBT” GFPT reaffirms solid earnings from strong poultry orders from EU to replace supply from Ukraine and […]

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BBL: SSO cuts holding by 0.1047% to 4.9202% of total outstanding on Feb 23 Comment: Silly – banks are going to rock and roll with their EPS figures for the next 12 months. EP’s 160mw wind farm projects in Vietnam on track to cod by eo-1Q, in talk partners to invest in 1,500mw gas-fired pp […]

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ASIAN target FY22 sales growth >15% driven by frozen seafood & pet food exports, mulls spinning off pet food unit, Asian Alliance (AAI), expects to submit filing by end of April, listed in 2H. ATP30 sets record high revenue growth target at 25% to Bt600m, 10% NP growth, by using technology to boost competitiveness. Comment: […]

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AGE revised revenue target this year to Bt12b from Bt11b, on uptrend coal price and booming logistic business, sees record high coal sales at 5.5m tons. Comment: The chinese have tried to smack the coal market with margin requirements, thereby leading the prices to drop ~40% in a week. Now it appears that they’ve cleared […]

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BANPU to open subscription for RO from September 6-17, 3:1 @ Bt5/share, subscribers will also recovery BANPU-W4 1:1 & BANPU-W5 1:1. Comment: Curious to see where the share price ends up post recap. BBL sits on an unrealized gain worth Bt4,580m from its stake in GULF, after GULF share price high record high. Comment: All […]

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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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