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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*Effective 1 July SET announced SET50 and SET100 rebalance for 2H21: SET50: Ins : IRPC, KCE, STA, STGT. Outs: AWC, BAM, TOA, VGI. SET100: Ins: AAV, ICHI, NRF, PSL, PTL, SINGER, STGT, SYNEX, TKN. Outs: AWC, BPP, EPG, GFPT, MBK, TOA, TPIPP, TTW, WHAUP. sSET: 34 securities consisting of: Seven Utilities and Power pcl (7UP), […]

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AOT: Thai Smile to resume Phuket-Hong Kong route, 4 weekly flights (Monday/Wednesday/Friday/Sunday) from July 2. Comment: Initial travelers are going to be all over the local news, and then disappointment will set in as the figures are lower than expected, and then it will ramp up faster than the infrastructure can manage. BAM sees 2Q turnaround […]

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ANAN inked deal with local crypto broker (Bitkub), allowing property buyers to make purchase with crypto via Bitkup wallet. Comment: More positive for Bitkub than for ANAN BPP to start recognizing Bt220-250m p.a. revenue from its 13.4% stake in the Nakoso IGCC PP from 2Q21, on track to expand investment in the US, China, Japan […]

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BPP cod 543mw Nakoso Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle powerplants in JPN (33.5% holding) COTTO mulls expand distribution center upcountry to lower costs and expand market share on ceramic tiles & building material products, will add grout & tile adhesive to line up, expects higher sales yoy after revamp online channel (Cotto Life), sees upside from […]

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BPP buys 33.5% stake in 543mw Nakoso Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle (IGCC) powerplants for US$80m, deal to complete by end of April. CPF opens 2 new Chester grill restaurants, Lak-si and Bang-na, and launches chicken New Orleans new menu, on track to open 10 this year. OR extend land lease contract at Khlongtoey pier central […]

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BPP’s planned investment in 1,000MW gas PP in the US and another large one oversea in a form of JV, with <50% stake, will be concluded in 1H21, a few more clean energy powerplants with 100-200MW capacity planned by end of year. Comment: Bam bam bam, natty gas. Great for the ESG story. But the […]

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BANPU sees 2H turnaround from recover coal sales volume and higher selling price from improving demand from China and Vietnam. Comment: If only it were a true coal play… BGRIM upbeats 3Q earnings from low gas price, sees electricity demand from industrial clients gradually back to normal posted reopening, seeks M&A to boost inorganic growth. […]

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ACAP defaulted interest payment for bondholders of ACAP20NA due yesterday, SEC filing, Comment: That’s another one down. ADVANC’s insisted no personal info from customers was leaked during a scheduled test earlier this month – only non-critical info was exposed online as reported by foreign media. Comment: Singapore get your act together…do they really want to […]

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AP reports 4M20 sales topped Bt8.33b, Bt4.93b backlog pending transfer, delay plans to add land bank, maintaining Bt33.5b FY20 presales target. Comment: That’s still decent. BAM reaffirms at least Bt1 dividend payout this year, sees recovery in 2H, plans to sell Bt3.3b worth of rehabbed assets. Inclusion into MSCI this Friday will see $58m inflows, […]

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