ERW sets Bt700m capex for 10 new hotels in Thai and Philippines. Comment: That number doesn’t make sense. THB 70mn/hotel? KTC reaffirms record high profit this year, despite difficult 3Q, to sell Bt800m worth of bad loan port and focus on secred loans. Comment: As long as people are paying the minimum amount then they […]

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KBANK-R : buying of NVDR is allowed again from today after take-up rate fell to 22.81% yesterday, following a massive NVDR outflows past 2 days from MSCI deletion, but do not expect MSCI to add back on soon, as the headroom is small, unless the Central Bank allows NVDR room to increase to 30-35% as […]

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KTC expresses interest in bidding for Citi’s consumer loan port. Comment: At the end of the day, I suspect that citi will be disappointed by the bid offers from the local incumbents as there should be overlapping in the customer base. PR9 accepts booking for Moderna vaccines, expected to arrive in July at the earliest, […]

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EA sets Bt6b capex for expansion, soon to COD lithium ion battery plant 1st phase and electric bus factory, while Amita, a subsidiary in Taiwan, in jv with ITRI research institution to develop solid-state battery. Comment: Good luck, keep up the ridiculous investments that will only pay off if the company gets a concession contract […]

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EA secures 600KW solar rooftop projects for Burirum United, Chang Arena, and Amari Burirum, to start realizing revenue this year. PR9: BBLAM raised holding by 1.0864% to 5.9537% of total outstanding last Friday. Comment: This hospital name has been in the dogs since it went public. A turnaround in performance coming? SIRI transferred Bt20b worth […]

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BA add 1 daily flight each to 3 routes (Bkk-Chiang Mai, Bkk-Phuket, Bkk-Lampang) from Sept 1. BAM’s earnings have bottomed out in 2Q, with Bt1.16b Net profit expected for 3Q, +32%, excluding Bt2-3b DTA, Tabloid. CGD to launch 2 hotels, Capella Bangkok and Four Season at Chao Phraya river, in Oct and Nov, Bt12b backlog […]

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A committee to nominate the BOT’s new chief will consider the qualifications of the 4 applicants on June 25, who will then be required to present their visions on June 29. Comment: I filled out the application for fun, didn’t send it in…could’ve been amusing. Now seeing how poorly its being run perhaps I could’ve […]

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BA seeks to expand codeshare partnership with partner in Asia to expand international routes at lower costs, expects to resume CLMV flights from October. Comment: I’m flying overseas next month. This virus crap is finished. BTS & VGI associate co., Kerry Express (TH), expand same day parcel delivery service for BKK and vicinity, add discount […]

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AOT’s current duty free operator, King Power, awarded a 11-years DMK airport duty free management concession from FY22-FY33. Comment: Well that was quick BBL to compete with Sumitimi Mitsui Financial for StanChart Indon. Comment: No more growth nor NIM expansion left in Thailand, Indonesia does look like a far better bet for the next 10-20 […]

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EGCO starts EIA on project to develop land in Rayong PP into industrial estate to cater for EEC investment. PF reports Bt5b sales 4M19 from 3 new launch SDH projects, will launch additional 14 pj in 2H (1 condo, 13 SDH), focus mid & high-end segment, maintain Bt19b full year target, Bt5b out of Bt6b […]

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