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    Five commonly misunderstood market concepts, explained

    Business, Published on 23/03/2019

    » I am no political guru and am making no predictions about tomorrow's election outcome, so writing an article based on election results would be like gambling. Therefore, I have decided to try something that has a longer shelf life. It is based on my experience from various investment seminars over the past couple of years, which has shown me that there are at least five concepts about the market that are commonly misunderstood.

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    Stocks trade in narrow range as investors comb us data

    Business, Published on 07/08/2017

    » Recap: Global investors remained concerned last week about US political developments and economic data that could influence a Federal Reserve interest-rate increase, amid signs that the Fed was growing more cautious. Wall Street staged a revival on Friday after the US reported strong employment numbers for July.

  • News & article

    US politics dent sentiment but energy shares lift set

    Business, Published on 22/05/2017

    » Recap: Asian stock markets retreated in response to a ballooning political crisis in Washington, with reports that President Donald Trump tried to interfere with an investigation into his campaign's links with Russia before firing his FBI chief. The Thai stock market outperformed a bit as buying in heavyweight energy stocks offset a selling spree in banks expected to be hurt by lending rate cuts.

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    SET reacts happily to news as Asean shares sag

    Business, Nuntawun Polkuamdee, Published on 24/01/2019

    » Thailand's stock market reacted positively to the Election Commission (EC) announcement scheduling the general election on March 24, bucking a regional sell-off trend seen across Asean.

  • News & article

    Charter vote lifts set in good week for stocks

    Business, Published on 15/08/2016

    » Recap: Asian stock markets advanced last week, buoyed by a big gain in US jobs in July and a slowdown in the decline of Chinese producer prices. The Thai stock market rallied as investors' confidence in political stability improved after voters endorsed the draft constitution by a margin of 61% to 39% in the Aug 7 referendum. The SET was closed on Friday so there has been no market reaction yet to a series of deadly bombings that hit five southern provinces.

  • News & article

    Not the time to sell

    Business, Published on 21/07/2018

    » The SET index touched an all-time-high intra-day peak of 1,852 points at the end of February this year. By the end of June, it was 14% off that peak, falling to around 1,600. One of the chief culprits was extreme foreign fund outflows.

  • News & article

    Drawing on experience

    Business, Somruedi Banchongduang, Published on 05/08/2017

    » Pete's Philosophy is a Facebook page created by Suripong Tantiyanon, Visa's country manager for Thailand, to give inspiration for life and work to more than 100,000 fans. He made the page for fun three years ago during a short career break after resigning from Siam Commercial Bank (SCB).

  • News & article

    SET risks and rewards

    Business, Darana Chudasri, Published on 23/01/2017

    » The Stock Exchange of Thailand was one of Asia's best performers last year with a rally of almost 20%.

  • News & article

    Set pushes above 1,500 as oil rally buoys equities

    Business, Nuntawun Polkuamdee, Published on 10/10/2016

    » Recap: Asian stock markets climbed as signs of strength in the United States bolstered demand for riskier investments. Higher oil prices also helped propel bourses. Risk-on sentiment and speculation about better third-quarter earnings buoyed the Thai stock market.

  • News & article

    Global shares mixed, Set has worst week of year

    Business, Published on 12/09/2016

    » Recap: Global stock markets rallied last week, propelled by fading prospects for a US rate increase this month and upbeat Chinese import data. However, markets sank on Friday after North Korea reported a nuclear test and a senior Federal Reserve official said waiting much longer to raise rates could hurt the US recovery.

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