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Analysts look to positives amid N Korea tensions

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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SET may reduce listing target

The Stock Exchange of Thailand may lower its target for new listings of companies that have Board of Investment (BoI) incentives this year after floods have hit industrial estates in the Central region. SET president Charamporn Jotikasthira said yesterday that the exchange might revise several of its targets this year after floods swamped many provinces. […]

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Kittiratt opposes SET privatisation

Ambitious plans by the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) to position itself as the Wall Street of Southeast Asia could be thrown in jeopardy after the government announced its opposition to transforming it into a private entity. The SET has been working for more than four years on a plan that would transform the organisation […]

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Sagging global economy a worry for exporters: Bbl

Bangkok Bank yesterday expressed concern that the global economic crisis could deal a severe blow to the export sector next year, while all businesses might face problems, including lenders.  Decha Tulanan, vice chairman of the country’s largest bank by assets, said the worldwide downturn from the slowing US and European economies would be a stiff […]

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US, EU woes fail to dampen Thai outlook

Despite continuing economic problems in the US and Europe, the Commerce Ministry remains confident that export growth will reach 15% next year generating a total of US$224 billion in revenue. Addressing a meeting in Bangkok of trade officials stationed abroad, Commerce Minister Kittiratt Na-Ranong said this year’s exports will certainly meet the 15% goal after […]

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New beverage plant bolsters Oishi’s goal

Oishi Green Tea yesterday inaugurated a new manufacturing facility at Navanakorn Industrial Estate in Pathum Thani. The new beverage plant for Thailand’s No 1 green-tea brand, worth about Bt2.5 billion, on a 60-rai (9.6-hectare) plot in the industrial estate, is part of Oishi Group’s vision to become a global leader in Japanese-style food and beverage […]

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