Currency

STARTING DATE: 15 May 2019

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TOTAL UPDATE: 220 STORIES

Issues related to currency and money exchange.

Currency
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22 Jul 2020

On the list?

Thailand and Taiwan may be added to the US watchlist for currency manipulation after meeting all of the criteria set out by the Treasury Department, according to UBS Group.

22 Jul 2020 43
On the list?
17 Jul 2020

Baht erodes further

The baht continued to weaken on Thursday after the resignations of Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak and four other key officials.

17 Jul 2020 35
Baht erodes further
22 Jun 2020

SE Asian currencies jump in June, peso leads

June is shaping up to be a good month for Southeast Asia’s currencies, with every one gaining.

22 Jun 2020 1
SE Asian currencies jump in June, peso leads
4 Jun 2020

Up for discussion

The Bank of Thailand has summoned foreign exchange dealers to meet on Thursday to discuss the baht's rapid gain.

4 Jun 2020 53
Up for discussion
1 Jun 2020

Ready to act

The Bank of Thailand says it will act to curtail the baht's escalating value if it imperils an already fragile economy.

1 Jun 2020 53
Ready to act
20 May 2020

Top outperformer

After lagging other Asian currencies for most of the year, Thailand’s baht has staged a sharp rebound to outperform its peers.

20 May 2020 56
Top outperformer
16 Mar 2020

Bank of Thailand: Beware baht volatility

Ahead of the March 25 Monetary Policy Committee meeting, the central bank governor discusses the need to “act early” with previous monetary policy easing and warns the foreign exchange rate will continue to be highly volatile against the backdrop of the Covid-19 outbreak.

16 Mar 2020 6
Bank of Thailand: Beware baht volatility
22 Jan 2020

Baht to rise

The baht's strength is expected to continue throughout this year, buoyed by Thailand's increased surpluses in current account and trade balance.

22 Jan 2020 73
Baht to rise
16 Jan 2020

Bank of Thailand lands in hot water

It caught almost everyone by surprise when the baht strengthened past the psychological level of 30 baht per US dollar during the New Year holidays.

16 Jan 2020 48
Bank of Thailand lands in hot water
15 Jan 2020

Dodging the list

Thailand again managed to avoid placement on the US watch list for currency manipulation, while the central bank affirmed that steps have been taken to curb the baht's gain.

15 Jan 2020 10
Dodging the list