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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Last week’s announcement by ADVANC on its proposal to acquire fixed broadband provider Triple T Broadband (TTTBB) is expected to complicate the telecom regulator’s decision on the fate of the merger between TRUE and DTAC, with the sector becoming a duopoly. Comment: It’s not complicated, its very straightforward, the next decade will see great cashflows […]

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ADVANC’s written to the NBTC to express opposition to the planned merger of its rivals TRUE and DTAC, according to a source at the regulator. Comment: The letter probably said this “we don’t want to be the #2 player, it hurts our ego” AMATA’s board approved land investment in Laos, will start develop industrial estate […]

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ACG to open 3 new FAST FIT in BKK from late November, to complete total of 6 by end of year, plans promo in 4Q to boost sales, which should be better yoy overall. Comment: Not to be confused with a gym name, Fast Fit is their version of B-Quik/ACT ASIAN to list its subsidiary, […]

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DOHOME reported SSSG MTD-Oct >30% yoy, above 20% Sept avg, online sales +300% yoy, expects positive momentum carry thru holiday season, opening 2 stores before end of year. Comment: Now the question for firms like DOHOME is can it continue such a growth momentum from 2022 onwards? KEX forms venture with livestocks co, Betagro, to […]

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MAKRO: seek holders approval to recover Lotus Thailand & Malaysia assets transfer upcoming virtual EGM October 12, expects transaction completed within October 25, mulls sell PO to boost free float >15% from current 7% to qualify for SET50. Comment: Just imagine this does a DELTA. And yes recovery in business etc etc. MBK: issues free […]

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AH sees better 4Q as a shortage of semi-cons eases and auto production picks up, while 3Q may be softer QoQ due to supply shortage issues and outbreak, but keeps this year 15-20% sales growth forecast. Expects 90% of employees to be vaccinated within next month from 76%. COM7, CPW, SYNEX are expected to be […]

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ASIAN sees positive sales momentum continue 2H from ready-meal, frozen foods & pet foods exports, higher THB revenue from weak currency & contribution of exports (75% to total sales), frozen fried foods production line cod 3Q21, additional capacity from pet food cod 1Q22, mulls tapping in EU market, target FY21 revenue growth >10% above Bt9.5b. […]

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Protests Well it’s keep it short. I don’t see how this government steps down when they control the Government, the police, the army, the navy, the airforce, the courts etc etc. I can’t remember the last time there was a “political” group this powerful in Thailand’s modern history. I’ll rephrase this, there is one potential […]

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CPALL sets Bt4b to add 7-11 branches, target 13k outlets by end of FY22, in talk 7-11 to expand franchise in Laos after granted 30 years franchisee in Cambodia. Comment: CP will feed the masses CPF reports positive profit alert from HK subsidiary, CPP, 1H20np forecast at US$310-330m vs US$82m 1H19, supported by strong swine […]

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