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STARTING DATE: 26 Jun 2019

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TOTAL UPDATE: 111 STORIES

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SET revives to end another rocky week in Asia

Recap: There was a mixed picture for Asian stock markets as Thailand's benchmark index closed marginally higher and posted its best weekly percentage gain since October 2015, but Hong Kong's Hang Seng slipped to end lower than the previous week. Risk-averse sentiment prevailed against the backdrop of the continued Covid-19 outbreak, with infections surpassing one million globally.

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SET revives to end another rocky week in Asia
04:00

In search of defensive stocks

Global equities have been on a sharp downtrend ever since China began its lockdowns in late January in hopes of containing the spread of the coronavirus. The Thai bourse has also tracked the global weakness. The SET index has plunged 28% to a level equivalent to a price/earnings (PE) ratio of 12.6 times, which is an eight-year low.

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In search of defensive stocks
28 Mar 2020

Coping with three crises

Humanity is facing three crises at the same time: a public health crisis, an economic crisis and a financial crisis. Since these three crises are intertwined, to stop any one of them, we must stop the source.

28 Mar 2020 5
Coping with three crises
21 Mar 2020

In search of the bottom

Investors are still wagering on the market bottom, as the coronavirus pandemic has yet to peak. It could take weeks before we see evidence of success of dramatic measures taken in Europe and the United States, but China, South Korea, Singapore and Japan appear to have brought the virus under control.

21 Mar 2020
In search of the bottom
21 Mar 2020

Stocks and bonds revive on big stimulus news

Recap: Stocks and bonds climbed globally alongside US equity futures yesterday as investors cheered the unprecedented measures being taken by central banks and governments to shield jobs and economies from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

21 Mar 2020
Stocks and bonds revive on big stimulus news
18 Mar 2020

New -8% trigger for circuit-breaker

The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) has revised the securities trading regulations for triggering a circuit-breaker and the ceiling and floor limits for securities products in a bid to curb a heavy stock plunge.

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New -8% trigger for circuit-breaker
14 Mar 2020

SET changes shorting rules amid chaos

The Stock Exchange of Thailand has revised equity short-selling regulations temporarily, stipulating that SET members short-sell stocks only at a price higher than the last trading price, following a series of heavy sell-offs that triggered a circuit breaker.

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SET changes shorting rules amid chaos
14 Mar 2020

Can equity markets survive the coronavirus?

Nightmare is the only word to describe the current state of global equity markets. The Dow Jones has now plunged more than 28% from its Feb 12 peak of 29,551.42, hitting 21,200.62 on Thursday, the day after the World Health Organization declared Covid-19 an official pandemic.

14 Mar 2020
Can equity markets survive the coronavirus?
14 Mar 2020

SET steadies after circuit breaker used twice

Recap: Global bourses were battered this week as the Covid-19 pandemic and plunging oil prices prompted panic-selling worldwide, with a circuit breaker triggered for Thailand's stock market on Thursday and Friday.

14 Mar 2020
SET steadies after circuit breaker used twice
13 Mar 2020

SET trading halted again

Trading on the Stock Exchange of Thailand board was halted on Friday morning, for the second straight day, as a circuit breaker was triggered following a 10% plunge.

13 Mar 2020 6
SET trading halted again