ASIAN sees solid 4Q20 on exports, boosting FY20 to record high, exceeding Bt8.4b target. Comment: The amazing performance of their seafood & petfood businesses has stumped me. FN reports 100k download of FN online shopping app following debut on February 2, expects FY21 turnaround from larger network via Shopee, Lazada, FB, Line and mobile app, […]

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I’ve been travelling effectively every weekend either by car or plane since the airport opened up and its very obvious to see the economic destruction throughout all destinations excl perhaps Hua Hin and Khao Yai. Whilst I’ve thought that banks may be interesting at some point in the 3-6 months once provisions and write-offs are […]

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BJCHI said results of the 7 projects worth Bt13b it participated in bidding will be known by end of year, adding to Bt3.5b current backlog, the highest since 2016. KKP name changed to Kiatnakin Phatra Bank Pcl, effective tomorrow (Aug 20), ticker remained unchanged. Comment: I suppose they had to make it obvious… KTC’s P-Loan, […]

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BANPU acquires 37.6mw VN onshore windfarm projects for Bt2.065b, power to sell to authority under 20 years PPA (cod-ed Apr 19), transaction to complete in 4Q. BTS expects cabinet to approve green line O&M concession extension by 30 years in exchange for Bt100b debts in an upcoming cabinet meeting tomorrow. INTUCH 2Q due Wednesday (Aug […]

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AAV: expects AOT give nods on proposal to operate 24 daily domestic flights service from SIA to Chiang Mai, Phuket, Krabi, Suratthani, seeks to expand international flights from SIA to China, Vietnam, Myanmar & Cambodia before end of year. AMATA: announced RO 83m shares 12.8554217:1, PO price to announce before September 21, subscription October 9, […]

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AP to transfer 11 JV condo projects under LIFE Asoke-Rama-9 in August, after 95% sold. Comment: This will be interesting to watch. AWC: GIC cuts holding by 0.187% to 4.8684% of total outstanding on Monday (June 8), SEC filing. EGCO sees no impact on power gen from C19, 640mw offshore windfarm in Taiwan (25% holding) […]

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AAV considers merger with another LLC to clamp down on pricing wars once flights eventually resume in the country. Comment: Would that be NOK? Wouldn’t make sense, Thai Smile perhaps? ADVANC launches “GOMO” sim for online uses with unlimited 50GB speed. Comment: Boom! And then your data will be leaked… ASP cuts dividend payout to […]

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BTS firms on plan to cod north green line extension Saphanmai-KuKhot in 4Q as light traffic allows construction to get ahead of schedule. CPF sees missing earlier growth forecast of 8-10% this year, cuts capex by half to Bt10b. Comment: If every corporate is cutting capex => less spending => less growth  ILINK announced buy […]

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KBANK: cuts MRR rate for SMEs & individual customers by 25 to 6.62% from 6.87% following policy-rate cut by 25 bps yesterday to record low at 1%. Comment: There go their NIMs, their ROEs etc etc KKP: target FY loan growth within 7-9%, NPLs below 3.9%, 10 IB deals on hand to provide cushions. Comment: […]

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AAV expects to lose 300,000 Chinese passengers during 1Q20, as flights to China make up 30% of its total rev, to ramp up India and Japan routes. Comment: Well given the Thai government’s response to the virus I doubt that the international travelers from India and Japan are going to make up for the short […]

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