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Financial Market & Institutions Analysis

11 Apr 2023

Financial Institutions

Thai banks in 1Q23…Despite growing income from core businesses, cautious outlook for bad debts remained (Current Issue No.3403)

Thai banks in 1Q23…Despite growing income from core businesses, cautious outlook for bad debts remained ... Read more

21 Feb 2023

Financial Institutions

Overall household debt set to drop to 84.0-86.5 percent of GDP in 2023…High debt burdens continue to limit future consumption growth (Current Issue No.3383)

KResearch conducted a study on the effects of high household debt in Thailand and found results that are consistent with those of the Bank for International Settlement (BIS). As evidenced, increasing household debt has a positive impact on consumption in the short term, but will reduce the potential... Read more

30 Jan 2023

Financial Markets

The Baht moved within a narrow range before weakening at the end of the week while the SET rose over-week.

The Baht moved within a narrow range before weakening at the end of the week while the SET rose over-week.... Read more

24 Jan 2023

Financial Institutions

First MPC meeting of the year January 25, 2023 MPC is expected to raise its policy rate in continuation from the previous year, by 0.25 percent to 1.50 percent (Business Brief No.3890)

First MPC meeting of the year January 25, 2023 MPC is expected to raise its policy rate in continuation from the previous year, by 0.25 percent to 1.50 percent ... Read more

30 Dec 2022

Financial Institutions

Online payment sees continual growth; business expansion among service providers remains a key challenge (Current Issue No.3378)

KResearch is of the view that online payment among Thai consumers will likely see further expansion. In 2023, the share of payments via internet banking, mobile banking and e-money may reach 95 percent of total payment transactions. The volume is projected to be 36,510 - 37,970 million transactions,... Read more

21 Dec 2022

Financial Institutions

Outlook for Thai Banks in 2023… Bracing for change in the financial landscape (Current Issue No. 3373)

In 2022, Thai banks have operated business amid numerous challenges. These include debt resolution for pandemic-stricken borrowers; change from broad-based measures issued by the policymakers in support of financial institutions which provide assistance to borrowers to specific measures which are gr... Read more

28 Nov 2022

Financial Institutions

MPC meeting, Nov. 30, 2022 Policy likely to be raised by another 0.25% to 1.25% amid elevated inflationary pressures while economic recovery is on track (Business Brief No.3982)

MPC meeting, Nov. 30, 2022 Policy likely to be raised by another 0.25% to 1.25% amid elevated inflationary pressures while economic recovery is on track ... Read more