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    Set returns from break to ride global surge

    Business, Published on 18/08/2014

    » Recap: Soft economic data from major countries raised expectations of new central bank stimulus efforts and propelled global stock markets last week. Easing tensions in Ukraine after Russia finished military drills also bolstered sentiment. After a long holiday, Thai shares started strongly on Wednesday, buoyed by heavy foreign and institutional buying before fading late in the week.

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    Set Gains on oil revival as greek drama intensifies

    Business, Published on 09/02/2015

    » Recap: Asian stock markets were rattled by concerns about Greece's plans to renegotiate its bailout. Worries mounted after Greece's new finance minister clashed with his powerful German counterpart and the European Central Bank (ECB) moved to stop funding Greece's lenders.

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    Set tracks global moves linked to jobs and oil

    Business, Published on 12/01/2015

    » Recap: Crude oil prices, which slipped to below $50 a barrel, jolted global stock markets early last week before equities revived on upbeat US jobs data. The Thai stock market also tracked the global market's direction.

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    Set recovers from manic monday with help from FED

    Business, Published on 22/12/2014

    » Recap: Global stock markets were jolted by further slide in oil prices early last week, but the US Federal Reserve's assurances on Wednesday that it would be "patient" about raising interest rates revived sentiment. The Thai stock market was also rattled further by an unspecified rumour that sent the SET index plunging 9.2% at one point on Monday — the biggest intraday fall since October 2008 — before bargain-hunting narrowed the loss. The SET said it found no irregularities in the slide, putting it down to panic selling.

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    Set flirts with 1,600 as central banks stay busy

    Business, Published on 01/12/2014

    » Recap: China's surprise interest rate cut, the first in more than two years, and speculation about further stimulus by the European Central Bank (ECB) propelled the run-up in Asian stock markets last week. The buying spree in tax-saving equity funds as the year-end approaches buoyed the Thai bourse which briefly surpassed 1,600 points.

  • News & article

    Foreign buys help set creep up

    Business, Published on 24/11/2014

    » Recap: World markets were generally upbeat last week but the SET was little changed, moving sideways in a range of 1,567.32 and 1,581.27 points, and closing at 1,579.20, up 0.2% from the previous week, in turnover averaging 46.68 billion baht a day. Foreign investors were net sellers of 492.46 million baht and retail investors sold 1.14 billion. Brokers were net buyers of 691.96 million baht and local institutions bought 951.07 million.

  • News & article

    Better global outlook spurs share rebound

    Business, Published on 27/10/2014

    » Recap: Global bourses, especially in the US and Europe, rebounded as investors hoped for more European Central Bank (ECB) stimulus. However, activity in Thailand was muted as concerns over the health of the domestic economy mounted.

  • News & article

    HK protests keep LID on Asian stocks before rally

    Business, Published on 06/10/2014

    » Recap: Asian stock markets faced selling pressure last week as Wall Street retreated and tensions in Hong Kong rose. However, global markets rallied on Friday and even Thai stocks inched up after a poor week. The SET Index traded between 1,553.33 and 1,602.21 and closed at 1,570.28 point, down 1.9% on the week, in trade averaging 52.94 billion baht a day.

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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.

  • News & article

    Holding off the sunset

    Asia focus, Published on 08/09/2014

    » Textile producers in Thailand are used to being told that they’re part of a sunset industry. They’ve been hearing such talk for two decades or more. Some companies have faded away and those that remain face new threats to survival as overhead and fixed costs continue to surge while China’s dominance grows.

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