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    Wall street jumps but factory data a worry

    Business, Published on 27/04/2015

    » Recap: While US markets surged, many other global stock markets sagged in response to disappointing factory activity in China, Japan and the euro zone, and concerns over Greek debt. The same worries pushed down Thai stocks.

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    Talk of end to easy money keeps stocks subdued

    Business, Published on 03/07/2017

    » Recap: Hawkish comments from central banks signalling that the era of cheap money was coming to an end depressed global stock markets last week, while upbeat Chinese manufacturing data failed to bolster sentiment. Profit-taking erased early gains on anticipation of window-dressing at the end of the second quarter and sent the Thai stock market lower.

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    Set edges up despite Asian dip on China worries

    Business, Published on 25/05/2015

    » Recap: US and European stocks marched up last week with the Dow Jones and S&P hitting records as weak housing sales and manufacturing data suggested a delay in a Federal Reserve interest-rate increase. Most Asian markets retreated, especially in China, on worries over economic health of the world's second largest economy.

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    Building a company that lasts

    Life, Usnisa Sukhsvasti, Published on 22/02/2018

    » The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are not merely a global agenda or war cry for sustainable development that is being taken up by governments around the world. To move forward towards global prosperity, there has to be a balance and interaction between economic and social health. As such, business corporations have an equal responsibility and, increasingly, a need, to incorporate sustainable practices into their operations and management systems. It is not just a public-relations exercise, but a factor that will give them an edge, and also provide for long-term growth in a world where business no longer caters simply to a small circle of "customers" or "shareholders", but the wider target of "stakeholders".

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    Set slides below 1,500 on weak earnings outlook

    Business, Darana Chudasri, Published on 01/06/2015

    » Recap: Anxiety over a potential Greek debt default and tightening margin trading requirements for Chinese brokers rattled Asian stock markets last week. Gloomy earnings prospects and the Thai economic slowdown pulled the local bourse below 1,500 points.

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    Thai bonds post longest rally

    Bloomberg News, Published on 02/12/2014

    » Thailand's slowest inflation in five years and prospects of a protracted slump in oil prices are a boon for bond investors enjoying the longest rally since 2010.

  • News & article

    Greek drama and Chinese rout push shares down

    Business, Published on 06/07/2015

    » Recap: Greece's debt default weighed on global stock markets last week ahead of yesterday's referendum. The start of this week promises to be choppy as US investors return from a long weekend and markets weigh the results of the Greek vote.

  • News & article

    Quiet week for stocks ahead of Greek deal Deal

    Business, Published on 23/02/2015

    » Recap: Global stock markets shrugged off anxiety over Greece's debt problems before a resolution late Friday spurred Wall Street to new highs. With most markets in Asia closed for Lunar New Year, the Thai stock market fell slightly on profit-taking after failing to breach the resistance at 1,620 points.

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    Business, Published on 01/09/2014

    » Recap: Wall Street scaled new heights on upbeat US economic indicators, while Asian stock markets were bolstered by expectations of more stimulus from the European Central Bank. The Thai stock market moved in a narrow range amid an absence of fresh positive factors.

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    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.

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