CKP to increase capacity to 5,000MW by end of 2025 from 2,100 now, thru new investments and M&A in hydro power projects and other renewable energy, plans Bt2b CD in Oct to re-finery, sets Bt6b capex to develop Luang pra bang hydro power plants & solar projects in Laos. HFT reaffirms big jump 2H supported […]

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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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BA expects Bt3.9b revenue from passenger traffic this year, with 61% load factor, sees full recovery in 2-3 years. Comment: I’m still wondering when/if BA/AAV will recap, I’m just waiting for this opportunity. BAM mulls spinning off retail & P-loan unit to boost flexibility and improve competitiveness, in talk ILM & GLOBAL to tap in […]

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ADB upbeats FY21 outlook from recovery demand for compound plastic beads, adhesives and sealants for med supplies, wire coated, building material and auto. CKP expects 15-30% revenue growth this year, sets Bt2-4b capex for PP. BTS signs Pink Line extension into Muangthong Thani with NBM worth Bt4,230m, with BLAND in for Bt1,250m and the rest […]

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ASIAN assures hygiene of 2 food plants in Samut Sakhon seaside province, control measures and tracing record applies to every person, banning entry of anyone, until Jan 4, 2021, with exposure to shrimp market since December 1. Comment: Sure, lets see what happens to the pricing of the food when supply declines as a result […]

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Notable Transactions Buy(s) THB 35.9 bn BJC – Continuation of the family selling the shares from their names to their private holdco. Sell(s) THB 36.3 bn BJC – See above ANAN – A block sale to BTS – they are everywhere! CKP – A director dumps a fair amount of shares

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Government Saving Bank (GSB) to buy 48.59% stake in AMANAH from IBANK in a Bt2b deal, while playing down a JV with SAWAD in car title loan business due to high capital requirement and may endure up to 5 years of losses, Tabloid. Comment: GSB are idiots. Amanah has no network, no franchise name, it’s […]

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ADVANC to boost revenue from digital entertainment app, AIS Play, above Bt1b within FY22, sees opportunity from large subscriptions base. Comment: I use their service ~4x a year to watch sporting events and stream it to my TV (as I did last night with the French Open), I don’t see how normal TV channels survive.  […]

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AEONTS sees lower LLP from improving assets quality, sees card spending pick-up from online shopping. CKP sees solid 3Q, the strongest this year, as higher water volume boosts output and profit. FSMART upbeats 2H outlook from 3 new launch products selling via top-up machines including insurance policies in cooperation w TQM, mini-ATM service, allowing withdraw […]

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