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INVESTMENT

Political jitters and sell-offs keep SET in doldrums

Business, Published on 22/06/2024

» The Thai stock market fell the past week as investor confidence was undermined by lingering political uncertainty, with two key court cases now poised to drag on into July or beyond.

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GENERAL

Developing a strategy resilient to risk

Business, Wichit Chantanusornsiri, Published on 15/06/2024

» The original description of an economic cycle estimated it lasted for roughly a decade and included one crisis per cycle. Given recent severe global volatility, this definition no longer holds true.

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GENERAL

Strong US jobs growth dents hopes for rate cut

Published on 07/06/2024

» Global stocks retreated from all-time highs on Friday and US government debt yields jumped after unexpectedly strong US jobs data doused hopes the Federal Reserve would soon follow the euro zone and Canada in cutting interest rates.

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INVESTMENT

Thai stocks hit by stubbornly high rates

Business, Nuntawun Polkuamdee, Published on 07/06/2024

» The expectation that US interest rates will remain "high for longer" continues to pressure stock investments globally, with funds flowing out of emerging markets including Thailand, according to the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET).

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GENERAL

Economy in need of revival

Business, Published on 03/06/2024

» Following a disappointing GDP expansion reading of only 1.5% in the first quarter, trailing other economies in the region, the Thai government plans to pick up the pace to stimulate economic growth.

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INVESTMENT

Asian shares recover on hopes for policy support

Business, Published on 01/06/2024

» RECAP: Asian stocks recovered on Friday after a three-day selling streak, boosted by a decline in US Treasury yields and weakness in the dollar amid optimism for more policy support after disappointing economic data from the US, China and Japan.

OPINION

Beyond the hype: Gauging AI's true economic impact

Oped, Published on 30/05/2024

» According to tech leaders and many pundits and academics, artificial intelligence (AI) is poised to transform the world as we know it through unprecedented productivity gains. While some believe that machines soon will do everything humans can do, ushering in a new age of boundless prosperity, other predictions are at least more grounded. For example, Goldman Sachs predicts that generative AI will boost global GDP by 7% over the next decade, and the McKinsey Global Institute anticipates that the annual GDP growth rate could increase by 3-4 percentage points between now and 2040. For its part, The Economist expects that AI will create a blue-collar bonanza.

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THAILAND

QHHRREIT Completes Conversion, Acquires New Prime Assets

Published on 29/05/2024

» QHHRREIT has successfully completed its conversion from a property fund to a real estate investment trust (REIT) and has acquired new assets, including the Centre Point Hotel and Residence Silom. This strategic move aims to enhance the trust’s sustainable revenue potential by capitalising on the recovering tourism sector and the new visa-free policy, positioning it as a high-potential hotel REIT in prime locations.

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GENERAL

Cassava exports in Q1 suffer 16.4% decline

Business, Phusadee Arunmas, Published on 22/05/2024

» Thai exports of cassava and cassava products decreased by 16.4% year-on-year in the first quarter, as cassava chip output declined.

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GENERAL

Ministry, Bank of Thailand iron out differences

Business, Published on 17/05/2024

» In a move to alleviate conflict between the government and the Bank of Thailand, Finance Minister Pichai Chunhavajira has reiterated the government acknowledges the central bank's autonomy to set interest rate policies.