TENSIONS over the stand-off between the US and North Korea could pressure global stock markets, say investment experts, though some note that concerns over the prospect of a French referendum on whether to leave the European Union may encourage capital to stay put in Thai and other emerging markets. Warut Sivasariyonon, managing director for research […]
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The London Stock Exchange is urging Thai companies to sek a listing on the international bourse, said Securities and Exchange Commission Secretary-General Thirachai Phuvanatnaranubala.
Tesco Lotus, Big C adopt same gimmick. A new chapter in Bangkok’s retail war has opened with the two main players both erecting new store signs proclaiming “Extra”.
Land and Houses Retail Bank (LH Bank) expects approval from authorities for an upgrade to commercial bank status by August
TUF announced its 2011’s first-quarter results today with year-on-year growth in sales by 49% in US dollar term and 39% in Thai baht term.
LH Financial Group will start trading on the Stock Exchange of Thailand on May 10 as the first listing by a commercial bank in the 15-year period.
SET still holds long-term potential for investors willing to endure occasional volatility. Despite high volatility and dips last week, the Thai stock market is still considered attractive for long-term investors who want to start accumulating good stocks at discounted prices or long-term equity funds, say analysts.
Thailand, Malaysia and the Philippines will be adversely affected if crude-oil prices reach the critical level of US$130 per barrel this year, the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (Escap) says.
Silver has been a lucrative investment option as its price has risen by 70% since January of last year, while analysts expect the rise to continue as the US dollar depreciates.
The Stock Exchange of Thailand Index is expected by some analysts to close the year at 1,200 points thanks to the rosy outlook for listed companies’ earnings – a factor that continues to attract foreign funds and which helped pull the SET out of negative territory yesterday.