CPALL: sees positive SSSG and wider margin qtd supported by recovery consumption, improves product mix & 7-11 branches expansion in Laos & Cambodia. Comment: How many of you were surprised by that 1Q? The dog has finally awoken. ITD: Bt122m -60% yoy, GPM fell to 7.31% from 10.8% yoy due to losses in mining project […]

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AAV’s introducing new direct flights between BKK-Kaoshsiung, Taiwan to boost tourism in key city, enhance traffic between BKK-Chiang Mai route starting Feb 24. NBTC board approved ADVANC’s takeover of TTTBB, as expected, subject to certain safeguards to protect consumers, such as keeping the lowest-priced pre-merger package available and ensuring service quality and price packages are […]

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AOT: Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) launched direct flight from Copenhagen to BKK for winter schedule (Oct 30 till Apr 2, 24), the first direct flight after suspended for 10 years. Comment: They didn’t make money the first time around, so they will now? CPAXT plans to invest Bt25-27b in FY24 to expand Makro wholesale, Lotus’s grocery, […]

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AU: reaffirms rec high rev in 3Q supported by positive SSSG via dessert café, larger branches network yoy at 60 outlets vs 44 in 3Q22, sees margin improved aft revamp suppliers. Comment: Their outlets are all still completely full. HANA: seeks up to US$ 106m via overnight placement 65m shares offered at price range Bt […]

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CPALL to sell 3 tranches of CD rating A+, interest rates w/in 3.55-4.4% range, open for subscription on Oct 9-11 & Oct 26-30. Comment: It’ll be interesting to see if CP(take)all’s CD’s easily sell out – of course we all expect that it will. CRC to launch wholesale business, GO Wholesale, in Oct to boost […]

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AGE upbeats 3Q earnings from recovery coal sales vol & improved selling price, keeps 4m tons FY sales volume target, allots Bt110m to upgrade logistic & IT, credit cost expects to improve aft TRIS upgrade rating to BBB- from BB+ in June. Comment: They are still going to $hit cash due to the high coal […]

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AS board approves purchase of 9.22% stake in Bitkup Online for Bt600m. Comment: Probably pushed by SABUY, buying bitkub at 20x PE…ok…and remember that SCBXXX offered thb 30-40 bn 2 years ago, found a whole lot of financial shenanigans and then walked away, so now bitkub is valued at thb 6bn…a steal!!!!!!!!! idiots.. CENTEL sees […]

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BRR to cod wood pellets fuel for biomass power plant in 3Q, full quarter contribution in 4Q., sees sugar selling price remain strong in 2H from draught impact, Indonesia exports curbs. Comment: I wonder how long before the news refers to El Nino as a climate change event driven by “fossil fuels” and pollution and […]

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