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    China weakness and Trump vagueness hurt sentiment

    Business, Published on 16/01/2017

    » Recap: Asian stock markets were mixed last week as disappointing Chinese trade data dented already weak investor sentiment after US President-elect Donald Trump offered no details of his big-spending fiscal plans at his first news conference in months. Higher oil prices lifted Thai stock market sentiment.

  • BUSINESS

    Investors keep the party going in year's first week

    Business, Published on 09/01/2017

    » Recap: Asian stock markets started the year on a strong footing, rising in response to more upbeat sentiment about the global economy and indications that the US Federal Reserve might not be as aggressive in raising interest rates as earlier predicted. The Thai stock market joined in the rally.

  • BUSINESS

    Asian shares drift lower in thin Pre-Holiday trade

    Business, Published on 26/12/2016

    » Recap: The oil price retreat and lack of positive market-moving factors weighed on Asian stocks last week. Thai shares also tracked the fall in the regional bourses, but buying in tax-saving funds ahead of the year-end limited the downside.

  • BUSINESS

    New US law may vex exporters

    Business, Published on 15/08/2016

    » A newly enforced US law could become another barrier blocking Thai exports unless shippers adjust to qualify under the rule's stricter labour standard, say industrialists.

  • BUSINESS

    'Ni Hao' and 'Namaste'

    Asia focus, Published on 01/08/2016

    » China and India, each with a distinctive history dating back thousands of years, are the world's two most populous nations, home to 30% of the world's citizens. Politically and economically they have evolved in very different ways, but a closer look at their beliefs, practices, behaviour and even food reveals many similarities that are often overlooked.

  • BUSINESS

    Selling online in Asia: four emerging grocery models

    Business, Published on 30/11/2016

    » Asia is the largest e-commerce region in the world and home to many giants such as Alibaba, JD.com, Flipkart and Rakuten. Despite the fast-moving nature of the food and grocery industry, it has been slower than some other retail sectors such as fashion or books when it comes to moving online. However, this is now changing across Asia, including within Thailand.

  • BUSINESS

    Escaping the 'GIGO' principle of innovation

    Business, Detlef Reis, Published on 24/11/2016

    » Last week I began planning a comprehensive innovation project with a client. This project is highly important for this multinational corporation, which is seeking new applications in new industries for a profitable product that is now locked into one industry and application niche.

  • BUSINESS

    Stocks gyrate as traders ponder life under Trump

    Business, Published on 14/11/2016

    » Recap: Global stock markets yo-yoed last week in response to Donald Trump's surprising US presidential election victory. US equities rose to record highs, led by financials, on expectations of lighter regulation and higher spending. But most markets elsewhere sank on concern that Mr Trump's stance against free trade and immigration could curb economic growth and increase geopolitical uncertainty. They also fear his spending plans will push up inflation, possibly triggering more aggressive rate increases by the Federal Reserve and prompting capital outflows from emerging markets.

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    Emerging innovation trends from the US

    Business, Detlef Reis, Published on 31/03/2016

    » I have just returned from a two-week business trip to the United States, where I attended an innovation conference in Boston and met with innovation practitioners in the Minneapolis area. I greatly enjoy such trips as they allow me to notice emerging market trends. What three new developments did I notice?

  • BUSINESS

    China anxiety hits shares, Set endures volatile week

    Business, Published on 17/10/2016

    » Recap: Disappointing Chinese trade data that revived concerns about the world's second largest economy weighed on global market sentiment last week. Thai shares experienced wild swings throughout the week on domestic worries, plunging below 1,400 points before buying on dips reversed the sharp drop on Friday.

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