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    Little scope for upside at current valuations

    Business, Published on 21/09/2019

    » We remain cautious about the macroeconomic outlook through the end of this year and into next year, given potential fallout from the Sino-US trade conflict on the global economy. Despite investor hopes for successful trade talks, the current market valuation doesn't seem to offer much scope for upside, even under the scenario of negotiations making progress (actual resolution seems unlikely at this stage).


    Investors eye Argentina talks, May's Brexit sales job

    Business, Published on 01/12/2018

    » Recap: Emerging-market shares fell yesterday, backtracking from the upward trend of the past month as investors took a cautious stance ahead of high-stakes US-China trade talks over the weekend, along with British Prime Minister Theresa May's attempt to win parliamentary support for her Brexit deal forged with the EU.


    Syria and Trump-Xi talks keep investors on sidelines

    Business, Published on 10/04/2017

    » Recap: Markets were rattled late last week after US cruise missiles struck a Syrian air base, while global investors moved to the sidelines pending the outcome of talks between US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping. Safe-haven assets such as the yen and gold soared and oil prices also surged. The formal promulgation of the country's 20th constitution, ensuring an election sometime late next year, helped keep the Thai stock market in a rangebound trade.


    BoT urges talks before passbook halt

    Business, Somruedi Banchongduang, Published on 04/01/2019

    » The Bank of Thailand is demanding commercial banks discuss whether they intend to cancel physical passbooks in the future because it wants to ensure banks will offer proper services to customers.


    Euro down as Greece talks break up

    Published on 12/02/2015

    » HONG KONG — The euro dipped in Asian trade Thursday after talks between Greece and its European creditors on restructuring the country's bailout broke up without agreement.


    Skill builder

    Asia focus, Published on 23/09/2019

    » For a person with a world-class list of accomplishments and awards, Harriet Green is refreshingly humble. And on hearing the passion in her voice when she talks about education, I could not help but be inspired by her words.


    Oil rout drags down shares ahead of fed talks

    Business, Published on 19/09/2016

    » Recap: Global stock markets plunged last week as investors cashed out ahead of this week's much-awaited US Federal Reserve meeting. Worries over the oil glut also triggered selling of energy stocks, but the Thai market picked up following a recent steep fall.


    Apisak talks up govt e-payment scheme

    News, Chiratas Nivatpumin, Published on 30/07/2016

    » The government's national e-payment project will boost economic efficiency, reduce waste and corruption and help improve access to financial services for small businesses and the poor, according to Finance Minister Apisak Tantivorawong.


    MCOT keeps pushing for B50bn in compensation

    Business, Komsan Tortermvasana, Published on 20/09/2019

    » State-owned broadcaster MCOT insists it needs 50 billion baht as compensation for the handover of 144 megahertz of bandwidth on the 2600MHz range to the telecom regulator.


    Good as gold

    Asia focus, Erich Parpart, Published on 09/09/2019

    » It is common knowledge among traders that when geopolitical tensions rise, so too does the price of gold as it is considered a safe haven compared with other investments. But Robin Lee believes gold trading shouldn't be limited only to deep-pocketed market professionals. In his view, it is a good tool for anyone interested in saving.

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