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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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Investors warned to keep watch on Euro debt crisis

Major banks and the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) have warned that investors should keep a close watch on efforts to resolve the European Union’s escalating sovereign-debt problems, as the crisis could affect the Thai economy, including the capital market. Meanwhile, lower September inflation figures released yesterday could leave more room for the Bank of […]

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Thai stocks rebound after plunge

The Stock Exchange of Thailand ended its dramatic three-day tumble with a gain of 4.71 per cent yesterday, on hopes that euro-zone nations are planning steps to rescue debt-riddled nations. However, stock analysts expect more foreign sell-offs after the “technical rebound”, on uncertainty over any measure being capable of permanently ending the euro-zone debt woes. […]

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Fears of investment drought

The turmoil in global financial markets and fears of recession in Europe and the United States may scare investors away from Thailand and other developing countries, which need capital to boost their economies, Finance Minister Thirachai Phuvanatnaranubala said yesterday. “I’m more worried about abrupt capital inflows and outflows than the impact of an export slowdown,” […]

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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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