KBANK may be readmitted to MSCI after raising free-float, sees Bt6.1b inflows, while BAM may be deleted, announcement Aug 11 and effective Aug 31, Tabloid. Comment: It’s going to be a fun week for this sector. MAKRO added 3rd hypermarket branches in Phnom Penh, sees positive feedback from local F&B operators, mulls tapping in VN […]

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BANPU in collab with SG partner Durapower & TH largest bus manufacturer, Cherdchai Motors sales to establish battery assembly plant in Nakhon Ratchasima province, target cod 1H23, aims to boost capacity to 1GWh by eo-FY26. Comment: I just wonder where they’ll source the raw materials for this to ensure competitive pricing? BEM’s retail subsidiary, BKK […]

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BCH up hospitel capacity to accommodate rising virus cases after long holidays. Comment: Lots of unregistered “positive” cases throughout my network at the moment. Obviously not shown in the figures, and by now you’ll know my viewpoint is that I just don’t care about this. I hope that most people don’t care either. KBANK in […]

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BGRIM performed foundation stone laying for its Bgrim Power Angthong 2 and 3, 280MW combined worth Bt12b, CODed late next year and Bt5-6b revenue per year. Comment: Screwed on margins for the rest of this year until the government can start charging the nation higher costs for electricity. KBANK’s announced a Bt100b strategic program aimed […]

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AWC anticipates solid turnaround 2H from recovery OCC & higher room rate, contribution from MICE, 12 hotels on track to open FY23-FY27. Comment: Despite it being one of the larger groups on the mkt, it doesn’t attract as much investor interest. GULF raised revenue growth target this year to 80% from 60%, on rise in […]

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AEONTS’s 1Q23np (end of May) at Bt1.11b, -3% yoy, il/w Bt1.03b consensus. BIZ in talk partner to invest in hospital business, aims to diversify earnings from med supplies, cancer radiosurgery system, disinfection & unmanned delivery robot business. CPALL signed Lisa Blackpink as brand ambassador, citing The Standard Wealth. Comment: I suppose this is positive? DTAC’s […]

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BDMS, who owns 95.76% in SVH, will tender for the remaining 4.24% at Bt480/share and will delist SVH from SET. BEM to hold rate for Blue Line at Bt17-42 until end of year, then raise to Bt17-43, sees no impact. Comment: I have often commented that the MRT in Singapore is cheaper than the subway/skytrains […]

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AP reported 5M22 SDH & townhome sales at Bt16.8b, +23% yoy, account for 45% of Bt38b horizontal projects sales target, maintaining 16 launch plan in 2H total Bt15.04b. Comment: No reason to be surprised, its a market share game, private comp is gone, ap/spali/lh/psh are gaining their market shares back in sdh/th BRR upbeats full […]

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AMATA mulls revising up FY22 revenue guidance from improved land & utilities sales, Bt1.45b out of Bt4.768b backlog to realize this year, sees upside from increased FDI. AMATAV target 100% revenue growth this year from strong industrial land sales in Vietnam from manufacturing relocation, higher selling price yoy on surging demand. Comment: Low base more […]

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Eleven Thai chicken factories, including 6 of CPF, have been given permission by Saudi Arabia to export chilled and frozen fresh chicken, effective as of March 13, after 18 year suspension. Comment: CPF, GFPT and friends are going to benefit from this. CAZ signed 2 contracts to develop LNG receiving terminal & civil work projects […]

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