Political tensions, US data hold key to baht's direction next week

Kasikornbank predicted the baht would move between 30 to 30.40 per US dollar next week, with several factors requiring monitoring by investors.The bank said that the political situation in Thailand, as well as export data for October to be announced in the near future, would ...

The Nation Reporter

Confidence down as political tension flares

Stock investors’ confidence for the three months to October remains in neutral territory as concerns over heightening domestic political tension and the economic slowdown drag down optimism.The investor confidence index (ICI) fell 16% to 85.3 from June’s 101.2, according to the monthly survey by the ...

Bangkok Post Reporter

Political, Economic Challenges to Test Thai Government in 2020

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha is confident that a civilian, pro-military government he formed in the middle of this year after five years of junta rule can complete its four-year term.But the former army chief and coup leader must deal with various veteran politicians from ...

Chananthorn Kamjan

NIDA Poll: Thais are worried that the ongoing political conflict will hurt the economy.

Despite the general election, Thais think that the political division still persists and it can threaten overall economic performance and their income, according to latest survey carried out by the National Institute of Development Administration, or NIDA Poll.The survey results showed that a majority of ...

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