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  • BUSINESS

    Stocks climb as prospects for fed rate hike recede

    Business, Published on 06/06/2016

    » Recap: Global stock markets rose last week as investors now believe the US Federal Reserve will not raise interest rates until July at the earliest, given concerns about the market impact of the June 23 UK referendum on EU membership. Poor US job figures for May also weakened the case for a rate hike. A recovery in oil prices also lifted sentiment. Thai shares advanced on buying of energy and bank blue chips.

  • BUSINESS

    Oil rout, China weakness-keep-stocks-on-back-foot

    Business, Published on 18/01/2016

    » Recap: Asian stock markets swung back and forth last week but brief rebounds proved unsustainable in the face of dire economic news. Oil prices sank to a 12-year low below US$30 per barrel as investors worried about the health of the global economy, while the slowdown in China and volatility in its markets continued to make for a nervous start to the year. The Thai stock market had a similarly wild ride, tracking the regional bourses.

  • BUSINESS

    Highest-paid CEOs work in the media

    Business, Associated Press, Published on 28/05/2015

    » NEW YORK: They're not Hollywood stars, they're not TV personalities and they don't play in a rock band, but their pay packages are in the same league.

  • BUSINESS

    Gains in oil and fall in Dollar lift Asian shares

    Business, Published on 20/04/2015

    » Recap: Asian stock markets, especially China, Korea, Hong Kong and Malaysia, marched upward in response to an oil price recovery and hopes that the US Federal Reserve will delay its rate increase in light of weaker US economic data. A buying spree in energy shares also pushed up the Thai stock market in the shortened week after the long Songkran holiday.

  • LEARNING

    Stock market: Sudden fall & weak baht (update)

    Jon Fernquest, Published on 12/06/2013

    » Baht weakening (& improvement for exporters) after foreign investment money pulled out of Thailand & sent back to US with US credit rating improvement.

  • NEWS

    Malaysia budget voter-friendly

    AFP, Published on 28/09/2012

    » Malaysian premier Najib Razak provided a fresh round of handouts Friday as he announced a voter-friendly budget for 2013 aimed at shoring up support ahead of what is predicted to be a tough election.

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