SET up 1.82 points at opening

Thai stocks opened up 0.12% at the start of trade this morning. The Stock Exchange of Thailand’s main index opened at 1,577.10 points, up 1.82 points from Thursday’s close. The trade value was 2.07 billion baht, with 355 million shares …

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SET up 1.67 points at opening

Thai stocks opened up 0.11% at the start of trade this morning. The Stock Exchange of Thailand’s main index opened at 1,577.52 points, up 1.67 points from Wednesday’s close. The trade value was 1.53 billion baht, with 206 million shares …

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Gold prices up B50 to at B19,800

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The Gold Traders Association this morning announced the buying prices at 19,344.16 baht per baht-weight for gold ornaments and 19,700 baht per baht-weight for gold bar. The selling prices were set at 20,300 baht per baht-weight for gold ornaments, and …

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SET up 2.30 points at opening

Thai stocks opened up 0.15% at the start of trade this morning. The Stock Exchange of Thailand’s main index opened at 1,573.82 points, up 2.30 points from Tuesday’s close. The trade value was 1.55 billion baht, with 213 million shares …

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Drought devastates South Europe crops

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A field of unharvested barley is seen in Arevalo, Spain on July 10. (Photos by REUTERS) ROME/MADRID: Italian durum wheat and dairy farmer Attilio Tocchi saw warning signs during the winter of the dramatic drought to come at his holding a …

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SET opens up 1.55 to 1,575.64

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Thai stocks opened up 0.10% at the start of trade this morning. The Stock Exchange of Thailand main index opened at 1,575.64 points, up 1.55 points from Monday’s close. The trade value was 1.17 billion baht, with 379.15 million shares …

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Small eateries reeling from labour exodus

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A waitress takes orders at a street food stall in Bangkok’s Chinatown. PATIPAT JANTHONG Thailand’s hotel and restaurant businesses, which employ millions of alien workers, are in a spin over the new labour law endorsed on June 23. The controversial crackdown …

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Singapore penthouse tests luxury market

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DESIRABLE RESIDENCES: Prices for luxury homes in Singapore have fallen 15-20% from a 2013 peak, but industry experts are forecasting a rebound. PHOTOS: REUTERS The asking price for a new three-storey Singapore penthouse, complete with a private pool on the …

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Agencies instructed to speed up rubber plans

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has instructed nine state agencies to speed up the use of rubber in a bid to lift domestic demand which will help shore up falling rubber prices. The prime minister wants the agencies to quickly approve …

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GLO mulls huge B600m jackpot

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One lucky lottery player could walk home with a winning jackpot of up to 600 million baht under a new scheme being planned by the Government Lottery Office (GLO). Although full details have not been disclosed, the plan drew mixed …

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