Oil nears $50 as Opec deal disappointment eases

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NEW YORK – Oil recovered some of its mojo, nearing $50 a barrel again, as investors tempered their disappointment over Opec’s output agreement. Futures rose in New York after slumping on Thursday. While many were frustrated by the accord to …

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National Savings Fund seeks to widen net

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Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha chairs the launching of the National Saving Fund in August 2015. (Bangkok Post file photo) The National Savings Fund, a voluntary pension fund for 27 million self-employed workers, has raised the idea of allowing those already …

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SET closes down 0.14 to 1,569.27

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The Stock Exchange of Thailand main index fell 0.01%, or 0.14 points, to 1,569.27 on Friday. Total trading value was 37.3 billion baht, with 8.5 billion shares changed hands. SET50 index dropped 0.05%, or 0.46 points, to 991.97 in trade …

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Singapore edging up as world’s second-largest shark’s fin trader

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The Fin Free Thailand group launches a campaign against shark fin sale in Bangkok on June 9, 2013. Traffic and the Word Wide Fund for Nature found that Singapore placed second after Hong Kong on the shark fin trade. Despite …

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SET closes up 3.26 to 1,569.41

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The Stock Exchange of Thailand main index rose 0.21%, or 3.26 points, to 1,569.41 on Thursday. Total trading value was 34.2 billion baht, with 7.5 billion shares changed hands. SET50 index gained 0.08%, or 0.08 points, to 992.43 in trade …

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SE Asia stocks higher on Fed caution over pace of rate hikes

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People walk past the Federal Reserve building in Washington. Southeast Asian stocks rose on Thursday after the US central bank signalled a cautious approach to future rate increases. (AP photo) Southeast Asian stock markets, except Vietnam, closed higher on Thursday …

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Benchmark rate held as growth is region’s weakest

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Thailand’s central bank is seen at the Bank of Thailand in Bangkok, Thailand in this April 26, 2016 file photo. (Reuters photo) BANGKOK — Thailand’s central bank held its key interest rate near a record low to support economic growth …

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SET up 1.46 to 1,566.15 points

The Stock Exchange of Thailand’s main index was up 1.46 points or 0.09% to close at 1,566.15 points today. Total trading value was 39.88 billion baht with 7.99 billion shares changing hands. The SET50 index ended at 991.62 points, up …

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SET closes up 6.96 to 1,564.69

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The Stock Exchange of Thailand main index rose 0.45%, or 6.96 points, to 1,564.69 on Tuesday. Total trading value was 41.9 billion baht, with 7.8 billion shares changed hands. SET50 index gained 0.34%, or 3.31 points, to 990.69 in trade …

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SET closes up 8.09 to 1,557.73

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The Stock Exchange of Thailand main index rose 0.52%, or 8.09 points, to 1,557.73 on Monday. Total trading value was 38.5 billion baht, with 10.6 billion shares changed hands. SET50 index gained 0.52%, or 5.13 points, to 987.38 in trade …

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