Thai bonds beckon foreign investors

Thai bonds beckon foreign investors

Thai bonds beckon foreign investors Rise in overseas investments seen if baht maintains upward trend in first half of year The Strengthening of the baht since the beginning of the year would draw foreign investors to the Thai bond market, said Thiti Tantikulanan, head of Kasikornbank’s Captial Markets Business Division, adding that sectors expected to…

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Property firms turn to debentures to pay for new land

Property firms turn to debentures to pay for new land Debentures will be issued by listed property firms to help raise funds for land purchases totalling more than Bt100 billion this year. A recent survey by The Nation found most of the developers would turn to debentures to help support their business expansion in 2019. The move…

Asian Markets Rise On Hopes For Interest Rate Cuts

ASIAN MARKETS RISE ON HOPES FOR INTEREST RATE CUTS A man walks past an electronic stock board showing Japan’s Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in 2017 in Tokyo. Photo: Shuji Kajiyama / Associated Press SINGAPORE — Asian shares were mostly higher Thursday on news that the Reserve Bank of Australia may cut interest rates,…

Scaling Up In Asia Pacific’s Logistics Sector

Scaling Up In Asia Pacific’s Logistics Sector Industrial transaction volumes in the first three quarters of 2018 (~USD 19.2 billion) are 29% higher than in the same 2017 period Platform and entity level deals, capital partnering and joint ventures, and portfolio transactions are becoming increasingly common in Asia Pacific’s logistics sector. The reasons why are…

Thai e-Commerce grew to Bt3.2- tr last year: ETDA

Thai e-Commerce grew to Bt3.2- tr last year: ETDA Thai e-Commerce grew the most in Asean last year, due to changes in consumer behaviour, and its value is expected to hit Bt3.2 trillion, the Electronic Transactions Development Agency (ETDA) said in a press release on Saturday. The number of internet users has grown four times…

NBTC may extend loans to operators as 5G inducement

NBTC may extend loans to operators as 5G inducement

NBTC may extend loans to operators as 5G inducement THE NATIONAL Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) is exploring the possibility of drawing on its research and development fund to make loans to telecom operators as a new financial option to encourage the operators to bid for new spectrum licences later this year. NBTC secretary-general Takorn…