Looking for investment adventure? Mark Mobius says Thai market incredibly resilient

Franklin Templeton’s Mark Mobius says, quote:  “From our experience, the Thai market has proven incredibly resilient.” Mark calls work an “Investment Adventures in Emerging Markets” on Twitter. Franklin Resources Inc. is an American holding company that, together with its subsidiaries, is referred to as Franklin Templeton Investments; it is a global investment firm originally founded…

Thai banks on the move! SCB grabs top risk management award & BBL’s army march on China

Local press, Matichon, a newspaper for the progressive intellect and Thai Rath, an anti Thaksin newspaper, reports separately, that Thailand’s Siam Commercial Bank, has won Asia Risk Magazines, House of the Year award, for excellence in risk management. Then Thailand’s giant banking group, Bangkok Bank, has invited several top think tank on economics from China,…

Thai Finance Ministry & financial institutions launch half a dollar per plate street food campaign

Matichon, a Thai pres for the progressive intellect, reports three Thai financial institutions have jointly launch a campaign to promote “Half a Dollar” per plate Thai street food. Matichon reports the manufacturing credit insurance company, the SME bank and the Bank for Agriculture and Agriculture cooperative have jointly, giving the rights to purchase cooking in-puts,…

Thailand’s rice export is gaining momentum with China deal, with top exporter goal targeted

Thailand’s rice export is gaining momentum with China deal, with top exporter goal targeted. But can the target be achieved? The following is from Asian Inter Law BANGKOK, Nov 20 – Thailand is maintaining its original projection to export seven million tonnes of rice this year and is set to reclaim its previous role as…

Leading Thai bank, Bangkok Bank, launch push to tap MeKong River area potentials

One of Thailand’s largest bank, Bangkok Bank, is making a push to tap the fast growing Greater MeKong River area (GMS) business potential, reports Thai Rath, Thailand’s most powerful newspaper. Thai Rath reports senior Bangkok Bank executive saying that the bank’s series of seminar, called “Trade Expert Forum” will be focusing on all things involving…

CitiBank in drive to offer Private Banking to Thais in the province to help in “Wealth Building”

Matichon, a local Thai press for the progressive intellect, reports CitiBank in Thailand, is in a Thailand-wide campaign to meet wealthy provincial Thais with “Wealth Management” services. Matichon reports CitiBank’s private customer head, Veranong Pootrakul, saying the bank is offering private banking, particularly “Wealth Management” service in a campaign called “Developing New generation Business People”…

Thailand’s Kittiratt & Black Rock’s Fink takes a common-ground say USA Fed has to taper QE

Larry Fink, the CEO of the world’s largest asset management firm, Black Rock, and Thailand’s Finance Minister, Kittirat, have something in common, both are concern about how the USA Fed is delaying tapering off of bond purchasing that pumps records amount of money into the economy. Both also cited worry about bubbles. Thailand’s Kittirat simply…