Siam-Hitachi Elevator Co is bullish on what it sees as strong local growth prospects.
An emergency cabinet meeting on Wednesday agreed to reduce the price paid under the rice-pledging scheme by 20 per cent, effective with the second crop beginning on July 1.
The Stock Exchange of Thailand main index went up 10.28 points, or 0.72%, to close at 1,437.70 points at the end of trading session this afternoon. The trade value was 48.92 billion baht, with 9.44 billion shares traded.
Soonchai Kumnoonsate, deputy governor for power plants at the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (Egat), has been selected by a committee to become the new governor of the organisation.
A group of 700 Vietnamese tourists were left to fend for themselves in Bangkok after a Vietnamese travel agent failed to pay its Thai partner for their transport and hotels.
The extraordinary meeting of the cabinet on Wednesday agreed to reduce the rice pledging price for the second crop in 2013 from 15,000 to 12,000 baht per tonne, as proposed by the National Rice Policy Committee, PM’s Office Minister Varathep Rattanakorn said.
Asia's top companies have become more optimistic about their business outlook with the retail and shipping industries rebounding sharply in the second quarter of 2013, according to a Thomson Reuters survey.
The Stock Exchange of Thailand main index went up 6.15 points, or 0.43%, to close at 1,433.57 points at the end of trading session this morning. The trade value was 25.24 billion baht, with 5.40 billion shares traded.
Thai stocks opened up 1.31% at the start of trade this morning.
Thailand's baht fell to within 0.4% of a nine-month low and bonds dropped as investors waited for a signal from the US Federal Reserve on the future of its stimulus program that has spurred fund flows to emerging markets.
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