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    Opec output-cut deal provides lift for equities

    Business, Published on 03/10/2016

    » Recap: Global stock markets see-sawed last week with news developments. The relief rally that followed the previous week's Fed meeting ebbed, but Hillary Clinton's strong performance against Donald Trump in the first US presidential debate cheered investors. Also buoying sentiment was Opec's surprise agreement to cut oil output, but worries about the health of Deutsche Bank, which faces huge US fines for dodgy business practices, capped gains. The Opec decision helped the energy-heavy Thai stock market recoup some earlier losses.

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    Experts back e-payment safety

    Business, Published on 30/07/2016

    » Financial technology experts are reassuring the public over the national e-payment scheme, saying the system has been designed to allow fair competition while controlling risks at the present level.

  • News & article

    Global shares rally on fed set flat amid 4G frenzy

    Business, Nuntawun Polkuamdee, Published on 21/12/2015

    » Recap: Global stock markets moved sideways last week as sinking oil prices pushed down energy shares, and rebounded at the end of the week after the US Federal Reserve ended months of uncertainty by raising its benchmark interest rate by 25 basis points for the first time in nine years. Thai stocks were little changed despite sinking on Friday, pulled down by telecoms as prices for 4G licences headed for a world record.

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    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.

  • News & article

    Korn: Engine is misfiring

    Business, Pathom Sangwongwanich, Published on 06/06/2016

    » Thailand's economic development model is not sustainable due to the nature of the country's economic engine, says a former finance minister.

  • News & article

    Baht rallies on inflows, current account

    Bloomberg News, Published on 02/02/2015

    » The baht climbed the most in two weeks after foreign funds pumped money into local stocks and the nation posted a record current-account surplus.

  • News & article

    Terror sets tone globally, 4G drama keeps set busy

    Business, Published on 28/03/2016

    » Recap: Terror attacks in Brussels triggered panic selling last week in major markets, many of which were closed on Friday ahead of Easter. In Thailand, the failure of Jasmine International to pay for its 4G licence prompted a buying spree in telecom stocks as investors see competition easing. However, profit-taking after the rally capped the gains.

  • News & article

    Asian shares rise but 4G cost concerns hit set

    Business, Published on 28/12/2015

    » Recap: A Wall Street rally propelled by consumer sentiment at a five-month high in December gave a boost to most Asian stock markets. However, concerns over expensive 4G licences in Thailand triggered a sharp sell-off in telecom stocks and battered the SET index. Lower oil prices also put pressure on the local bourse.

  • News & article

    Mers and air safety concerns push down SET

    Business, Published on 22/06/2015

    » Recap: Stock markets around the world rallied last week after the US Federal Reserve signalled that interest rates would rise more slowly than expected. However, the SET slid back below 1,500, led by tourism and aviation stocks, as Thailand reported its first case of Mers, and the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) red-flagged the country for failing to address safety issues.

  • News & article

    SET gains as global bourses fret about Greece

    Business, Published on 29/06/2015

    » Recap: The Greek debt crisis cast a cloud over global stock markets last week but Thailand staged a modest rally. Chinese stocks plummeted 8% on Friday as investors rushed to cash out amid signs that an eight-month bull run was ending.

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