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Squid Game-boosted Netflix pulls in subscribers

Squid Game-boosted Netflix pulls in subscribers

Netflix reported billion-dollar profits and booming subscriber growth Tuesday that beat forecasts as global hits like Squid Game drew viewers in droves.

15:57
Rice set to climb as fertiliser rally drives up farm costs

Rice set to climb as fertiliser rally drives up farm costs

The massive rally in fertilisers is coming for rice, a staple food for half of the world’s population, with farmers in one of the top exporters bracing for exorbitant prices of crop nutrients in the coming planting season.

15:25

Thai AirAsia parent seeks to raise B17.9bn in fresh capital

Asia Aviation Plc, the operator of Thailand’s biggest budget carrier Thai AirAsia, plans to raise as much as 17.9 billion baht from new loans, share sales and convertible-debt offerings as it attempts to restock coffers depleted by the worst crisis in aviation history.

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Thai AirAsia parent seeks to raise B17.9bn in fresh capital

EXCHANGE RATE

Currency/Baht
Buy (Baht)
Sell (Baht)
EUR
38.5092
39.2967
GBP
45.6860
46.6055
HKD
4.2548
4.3425
JPY
28.8378
29.5834
USD
33.2513
33.5927
CNY
5.1662
5.3136
Source: Bank of thailand (21 Oct 2021)

SET

SET
1,637.55
+7.16
SET50
985.86
+3.84
SET100
2,244.72
+10.28
sSET
1,023.68
+5.25
SETCLMV
1,042.52
+4.41
SETHD
1,122.87
+4.92
SETTHSI
1,034.22
+4.17
Source: settrade.com (21 Oct 2021)
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18:25

Hong Kong to add estimated 2,000 quarantine hotel rooms ahead of Christmas holidays

HONG KONG: Authorities plan to ramp up the number of designated quarantine hotel rooms in the city by 20% ahead of what is expected to be a busy Christmas holiday season, a key industry player has said.

18:25
Hong Kong to add estimated 2,000 quarantine hotel rooms ahead of Christmas holidays
17:00

Fake eggs from mung beans hatch into Europe

Alternative food producer Eat Just Inc moved a step closer to expanding sales of its eggs made from mung beans into Europe, a key market for plant-based produce.

17:00 4
Fake eggs from mung beans hatch into Europe
15:57

Squid Game-boosted Netflix pulls in subscribers

Netflix reported billion-dollar profits and booming subscriber growth Tuesday that beat forecasts as global hits like Squid Game drew viewers in droves.

15:57 2
Squid Game-boosted Netflix pulls in subscribers
15:25

Rice set to climb as fertiliser rally drives up farm costs

The massive rally in fertilisers is coming for rice, a staple food for half of the world’s population, with farmers in one of the top exporters bracing for exorbitant prices of crop nutrients in the coming planting season.

15:25 4
Rice set to climb as fertiliser rally drives up farm costs
12:12

Thai AirAsia parent seeks to raise B17.9bn in fresh capital

Asia Aviation Plc, the operator of Thailand’s biggest budget carrier Thai AirAsia, plans to raise as much as 17.9 billion baht from new loans, share sales and convertible-debt offerings as it attempts to restock coffers depleted by the worst crisis in aviation history.

12:12 2
Thai AirAsia parent seeks to raise B17.9bn in fresh capital
11:08

Vietnam PM promises economy will rebound from Covid-19 hit

HANOI: Vietnam's exports are likely to rise 10.7% in 2021, with annual inflation expected below 4%, Vietnamese Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinhsaid on Wednesday, promising lawmakers that economic revival lay ahead.

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Vietnam PM promises economy will rebound from Covid-19 hit
07:45

Credit Suisse to pay $475m to settle charges in Mozambique 'hidden debt' scandal

NEW YORK: Credit Suisse has agreed to pay $475 million to US and British authorities to resolve charges of "fraudulently misleading investors" and violating anticorruption law in the bond offerings in Mozambique, US officials announced Tuesday.

07:45
Credit Suisse to pay $475m to settle charges in Mozambique 'hidden debt' scandal
07:45

First fund linked to bitcoin futures debuts on NYSE

NEW YORK: Bitcoin took another step closer to mainstream investing Tuesday with the launch of a new security on Wall Street tied to futures of the cryptocurrency.

07:45
First fund linked to bitcoin futures debuts on NYSE
07:00

Banks' profits poised to plunge in third quarter

SET-listed commercial banks' net profits will drop by 42.2% to 32.5-33.5 billion baht in the third quarter of 2021, compared to the second quarter of the year with a net profit of 57.2 billion baht due to the pandemic, said Kasikorn Research Center (K-Research).

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Banks' profits poised to plunge in third quarter
06:55

Digital literacy considered to be a necessity for card holders

Digital literacy is a must for bank card holders who are seen as the most vulnerable point in the payment ecosystem and targeted as such by criminals, says Prinya Hom-anek, a cybersecurity expert.

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Digital literacy considered to be a necessity for card holders

EXCHANGE RATE

Currency/Baht
Buy (Baht)
Sell (Baht)
EUR
38.5092
39.2967
GBP
45.6860
46.6055
HKD
4.2548
4.3425
JPY
28.8378
29.5834
USD
33.2513
33.5927
CNY
5.1662
5.3136
Source: Bank of thailand (21 Oct 2021)

SET

SET
1,637.55
+7.16
SET50
985.86
+3.84
SET100
2,244.72
+10.28
sSET
1,023.68
+5.25
SETCLMV
1,042.52
+4.41
SETHD
1,122.87
+4.92
SETTHSI
1,034.22
+4.17
Source: settrade.com (21 Oct 2021)