Friday December 13, 2019 12:00

Stocks and Financial Services Press Releases

Bangkok Bank to strengthen regional position through acquisition of Permata in Indonesia from Standard Chartered Bank and Astra International Stcoks—13 Dec 19

Bangkok Bank Public Company Limited ("Bangkok Bank" or the "Bank") announced today that the Bank has entered into a conditional share purchase agreement with Standard Chartered Bank ("Standard Chartered") and PT Astra International Tbk ("Astra") to

Thailands Economic Outlook 2020 the Year of 2 RATs Stcoks—12 Dec 19

How trade wars could hurt local investors and consumers? When exports declined along softening global demand and on-going trade war uncertainty, exporters would likely order less from manufacturers. Then, investors tended to experience a problem of

KBank partners with JCB and VIA to provide QR code payment service via K PLUS in Japan and Stcoks—12 Dec 19

KASIKORNBANK (KBank) has teamed with JCB and The Singtel's VIA – Asia's first cross-border mobile payment alliance – to offer QR code payment service via K PLUS in Japan and Singapore. The initiative aims to provide enhanced convenience for K

Capital Market Development Funds Board appoints Mr. Chanant Charnchainarong as the first President Stcoks—12 Dec 19

The Capital Market Development Fund (CMDF)'s Board of Governors resolved to appoint Mr. Chanant Charnchainarong to take up the position of the president of CMDF, with a four-year term starting from January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2023. CMDF's Board of

UnionPay International Partners uab bank to Enable UnionPay Contactless Payment Acceptance in Stcoks—12 Dec 19

Global payment network UnionPay has partnered with uab bank to enable acceptance of UnionPay Contactless payment at a variety of retail, food & beverage, telecommunication, homeware and other merchants in Myanmar. Beginning with enabling UnionPay

Amplify Brokerage: Now Live to the Public Stcoks—12 Dec 19

Amplify Brokerage launched to the public on December 3, 2019, right after a preliminary private test to their nearly 100k pre-registrants. Amplify Brokerage brings with it an array of resources and advantages never before seen on another crypto brokerage

Qatar Investment Authority เตรียมลงทุน 3.2 หมื่นล้านรูปีในบริษัท Adani Electric Mumbai Stcoks—11 Dec 19

Adani Transmission Limited ("ATL"), Adani Electric Mumbai Limited ("AEML") และบริษัทย่อยของ Qatar Investment Authority ("QIA") ได้ลงนามในข้อตกลงรายละเอียดของสัญญาหลัก (definitive agreement) ว่าด้วยการขายหุ้น 25.1% ใน AEML ให้กับ QIA

Qatar Investment Authority to Invest INR 3,200 Crore in Adani Electricity Mumbai Stcoks—11 Dec 19

Adani Transmission Limited ("ATL"), Adani Electricity Mumbai Limited ("AEML") and a subsidiary of Qatar Investment Authority ("QIA") have signed definitive agreements for the sale of a 25.1% stake in AEML to QIA and for a shareholder subordinated debt

United Nations regional arm explores a new financial landscape for Asia and the Stcoks—11 Dec 19

Mobilizing sufficient financing remains a major challenge to effectively pursue the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, underscored high-level delegates at a UN conference today. Although interest in conventional and innovative financing options is

FTSE SET Index Series December 2019 Semi-annual Review Stcoks—11 Dec 19

FTSE Russell and The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) jointly announce the result of December 2019 semi-annual review for FTSE SET Index Series as follows: FTSE SET Large Cap Index - Addition - Global Power Synergy PCL (GPSC) - Deletion - Bumrungrad

Photo Release: KResearch projects 2020 GDP growth of 2.7% Stcoks—09 Dec 19

Recently, at Phahon Yothin Building, Dr. Charl Kengchon, KResearch Managing Director, led his team to deliver a panel discussion on "Business Outlook amid Numerous Challenges in 2020" has revised downward its 2019 GDP forecast from 2.8 to 2.5 percent,

Fitch Rates EASY BUY#s THB Senior Unsecured Bonds at #AA+(tha)# Stcoks—06 Dec 19

Fitch Ratings (Thailand) has assigned a National Long-Term Rating of 'AA+(tha)' to EASY BUY Public Company Limited's (EB; AA+(tha)/Negative) upcoming issue of senior unsecured bonds. The bonds will have a tenor of up to four years. KEY RATING

Fitch Affirms Bangkok Aviation Fuel Services# #A(tha)# Rating, Rates Stcoks—06 Dec 19

Fitch Ratings has affirmed Bangkok Aviation Fuel Services Public Company Limited's (BAFS) National Long-Term Rating at 'A(tha)' with a Stable Outlook. Fitch Ratings (Thailand) Limited has also assigned BAFS's proposed senior unsecured debentures of as

Australian enterprises hope high for third CIIE Stcoks—06 Dec 19

Five Australian enterprises signed up for the next edition of the China International Import Expo during a roadshow by the CIIE Bureau in Sydney, Australia on Dec 2. The Australian business community has said that it is looking forward to next year's

SpaceChain Sends Blockchain Technology to the International Space Station Stcoks—06 Dec 19

SpaceChain announced that its blockchain hardware wallet technology is on its way to the International Space Station (ISS), aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket as part of today's CRS-19 commercial resupply service mission. This is the first technology

TMRW by UOB, first bank in Thailand to enable fingerprint and facial biometrics for speedier and Stcoks—06 Dec 19

TMRW by UOB, the first mobile-only bank for ASEAN's digital generation, today announced that it has enabled fingerprint and facial biometrics to make it speedier and safer for customers to open their TMRW accounts. In doing so, TMRW is the first bank in

Korn Ferry 2020 Salary Forecast Estimates 5.0% Salary Increase for Stcoks—04 Dec 19

A forecast issued today by Korn Ferry (NYSE: KFY) estimates that salary growth for Thailand is at 5.0 percent for 2020, which is slightly lower compared to the average salary increment forecast for Asia at 5.3 percent. After accounting for an inflation

Asia-Pacific becomes largest destination and source of foreign direct Stcoks—04 Dec 19

For the first time, the Asia-Pacific region has become the largest destination and source of foreign direct investment (FDI) globally, according to a new report launched by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific

KTC constantly provides privileges and invites cardmembers to shop for books at the end of the year Stcoks—04 Dec 19

Mr. Terapoj Chokeanantang, Senior Vice President - Credit Card Business, "KTC" or Krungthai Card Public Company Limited, continuously extends privileges for credit cardmembers who are readers with an invitation for end of year book shopping with 2019 tax

TMB Bank reports successful fundraising for the merger deal with Thanachart Bank TMB CEO affirms Stcoks—04 Dec 19

TMB Bank reported successful fundraising thanks to shareholder and investor confidence in the ongoing merger with Thanachart Bank (TBANK). TMB Chief Executive Officer Mr. Piti Tantakasem appreciated their supports and vowed to proceed with merger-related

KBank partners Lazada to provide online lending for sellers, enabling more inclusive financial Stcoks—03 Dec 19

KASIKORNBANK (KBank), one of Thailand's leading banks, is partnering with leading Southeast Asia eCommerce company Lazada to provide online lending services for the Thai sellers on the eCommerce platform. This will enable the sellers to access financing

SET market report for November 2019 Stcoks—03 Dec 19

The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) Index at end-November was down 0.7 percent from the previous month but up 1.7 percent from the end of 2018 to 1,590.59 points. The average daily trading value of SET and Market for Alternative Investment (mai) in

Fitch Ratings: Spectrum Payments, Slow Growth Weigh on Thai Telcos Stcoks—03 Dec 19

Leverage metrics for Thai telecom operators will weaken in 2020, Fitch Ratings says in a new report. Sector free cash flow is likely to turn negative as slow growth in cash flow from operations is unlikely to cover a surge in capex and spectrum payments.

December 2019 Investor Confidence Index rises slightly, staying in neutral zone for fourth Stcoks—03 Dec 19

Investors pin their hopes on relaxed international trade negotiations and capital inflows while worrying about listed company performance and the domestic economy. Paiboon Nalinthrangkurn, Chairman of the Federation of Thai Capital Market Organizations