Currency

STARTING DATE: 15 May 2019

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TOTAL UPDATE: 252 STORIES

Issues related to currency and money exchange.

Currency
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12 Jan 2023

Baht boosted by foreign investors

The stronger baht is the result of foreign investors' confidence in Thailand, says Finance Minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisith.

12 Jan 2023
Baht boosted by foreign investors
11 Jan 2023

Asean pushes back against King Dollar

Southeast Asia, like much of the rest of the world, is losing patience with King Dollar.

11 Jan 2023 13
Asean pushes back against King Dollar
4 Jan 2023

Ex-crypto boss Bankman-Fried pleads not guilty to fraud

NEW YORK - FTX co-founder Sam Bankman-Fried pleaded not guilty Tuesday to US criminal fraud charges over the spectacular collapse of his crypto exchange.

4 Jan 2023 8
Ex-crypto boss Bankman-Fried pleads not guilty to fraud
3 Jan 2023

Gaining strength

The race to be Southeast Asia’s best-performing currency in 2023 looks like it could be between the Thai baht and Singapore dollar.

3 Jan 2023 8
Gaining strength
13 Dec 2022

Disgraced crypto tycoon Bankman-Fried arrested in Bahamas

WASHINGTON: Disgraced cryptocurrency tycoon Sam Bankman-Fried was arrested Monday in the Bahamas at the request of the United States, according to US officials seeking to charge him after the spectacular collapse of his FTX platform.

13 Dec 2022 1
Disgraced crypto tycoon Bankman-Fried arrested in Bahamas
27 Oct 2022

Yuan jumps to fifth most traded currency

The Chinese yuan has leaped over the Australian, Canadian and Swiss currencies to become the fifth most traded currency in the world, according to the Bank for International Settlements (BIS).

27 Oct 2022 2
Yuan jumps to fifth most traded currency
21 Oct 2022

Baht drifts lower as Asian currencies fall

The baht continued to drift below 38 to the US dollar as most Asian currencies headed for weekly losses on Friday.

21 Oct 2022 8
Baht drifts lower as Asian currencies fall
6 Oct 2022

SCB 10X touts digital tokens

SCB 10X, a subsidiary of Thailand's oldest lender Siam Commercial Bank (SCB), is ready to make inroads in the digital token business, saying digital assets are attractive for investment and hold high potential to grow in the long term.

6 Oct 2022 2
SCB 10X touts digital tokens
3 Oct 2022

Vicious cycle

Big business wants intervention to slow the baht's decline, but much of the activity is driven by the US dollar and there are negative consequences to repeated interest rate hikes.

3 Oct 2022 44
Vicious cycle
29 Sep 2022

SEC announces lawsuits for 'wash trading'

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is taking legal action against five entities for creating an artificial volume of digital assets on Bitkub and Satang cryptocurrency exchanges.

29 Sep 2022 3
SEC announces lawsuits for 'wash trading'