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  • China cuts rates again

    28 Feb 2015 : BEIJING — China on Saturday cut interest rates for the second time in three months, adding to signs that Chinese leaders are worried that the economic slowdown is deepening too sharply.

  • SET falls 6.54 points to 1,587.01

    27 Feb 2015 : The Stock Exchange of Thailand main index went down 6.54 points, or 0.41%, to close at 1,587.01 points today.

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  • SET closes up 1.79 to 1531.21

    12 Jan 2015 : The Stock Exchange of Thailand's main index inched up 0.12% or 1.79 points to close at 1,531.21 points on Monday.

  • Festivals to lift gold prices temporarily

    12 Jan 2015 : Local gold prices may increase temporarily due to higher demand fueled by festivals early this year, but the upward trend in US interest rates would likely bring prices back down later, the Gold Research Centre reported on Monday.

  • SET up 2.44 to 1,531.86 at midday

    12 Jan 2015 : The Stock Exchange of Thailand's main index climbed 0.16% or 2.44 points to close at 1,531.86 points on Monday.

  • SET down 2.82 points at opening

    12 Jan 2015 : Thai stocks opened down 0.18% at the start of trade this morning.

  • Gold prices up B50 to B19,050

    12 Jan 2015 : The Gold Traders Association this morning announced buying prices at 18,677.12 baht per baht-weight for gold ornaments and 18,950 baht per baht-weight for gold bar.

  • GOVERNANCE

    Sommai has tax reforms top of agenda

    12 Jan 2015 : The Finance Ministry will take another year to complete tax reforms that focus on widening the collection base, closing loopholes used to avoid payments and preventing officials from participating in fraudulent activities. 

  • banking

    KTB branches out to non-state clients

    12 Jan 2015 : State-owned Krungthai Bank (KTB) has stepped up efforts to attract more private-sector workers as clients in order to balance the retail lending portfolio and achieve double-digit retail loan growth.

  • Clampdown on private placements

    12 Jan 2015 : Stock market regulators are set to tighten regulations concerning private placement (PP) in an effort to prevent listed companies from offering large amounts of capital increase shares to specific investors at a big discount.

  • Gold rises on Fed rate-hike bets

    10 Jan 2015 : Gold prices rose 100 baht per baht weight at its opening on Saturday.

  • research and development

    Tax breaks aim to increase innovation

    10 Jan 2015 : The government yesterday approved a raft of tax incentives to lure the private sector to play a more active role in the country's innovation development.

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