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Gold a new headache for Thai central bank as baht surges

11 Oct 2019

BANGKOK After surging gold shipments helped push Thailand's baht to a 6-year-high, dealers in the yellow metal voiced doubt on Friday at the central bank's hopes of getting them to bring back their export proceeds more slowly.

Thailand expects jump in Chinese tourists in Golden Week after year-ago lull

01 Oct 2019

BANGKOK Thailand is set to see a jump in visitors from China during the "Golden Week" holidays this week due to relaxation of visa rules and as safety worries after a boat accident last year recede, industry executives said.

UPDATE 1-Thai August exports slump as strong baht adds to trade war woes

20 Sep 2019

* Baht is Asia's top performing currency this year (Adds detail, comments)

Asset World aims to raise up to $1.6 billion in Thailand's biggest corporate listing

11 Sep 2019

BANGKOK Thai billionaire Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi's hospitality and retail arm, Asset World Corporation (AWC), aims to raise up to 48 billion baht ($1.6 billion) next month in the biggest listing of an individual company in Thailand.

UPDATE 1-Thai c.bank will cut 2019 growth forecast again as risks rise -governor

19 Aug 2019

* Says worried about baht strength, will act on excessive moves

Thailand's cooling car sales may shift economy into lower gear

11 Jul 2019

BANGKOK Efforts by Thailand's central bank to talk down a spike in auto loans amid wider concerns about household debt have sent a chill across the country's car dealers, which are struggling to source finance for new customers.

Economic woes face Thailand's junta chief turned civilian PM

06 Jun 2019

BANGKOK Thailand's junta chief-turned-civilian prime minister Prayuth Chan-ocha faces a tough task in reviving a faltering economy and sinking investor confidence - the same problems as when he seized power in a military coup five years ago.

Economic woes face Thailand's junta chief turned civilian PM

06 Jun 2019

BANGKOK Thailand's junta chief-turned-civilian prime minister Prayuth Chan-ocha faces a tough task in reviving a faltering economy and sinking investor confidence - the same problems as when he seized power in a military coup five years ago.

Thailand's murky election aftermath poses risk to cooling economy

26 Mar 2019

BANGKOK Delays in final results from Thailand's first election in five years have added to uncertainties facing the slowing economy,

RPT--Thailand's murky election aftermath poses risk to cooling economy

26 Mar 2019

BANGKOK, March 26 Delays in final results from Thailand's first election in five years have added to uncertainties facing the slowing economy, raising the risk of political gridlock that could disrupt government spending and keep foreign investors away.

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