Industry, Economic, General SET

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The SET Bear Market keeps up its ugly face

Version: 1st of July 1998

The SET bear marketkeeps up its ugly face.

The financial sector is holding the rest of the Thai economy hostage. Demanding full attention and requiring enormous injections of funds to cope with the moral hazard it has created over the years through...

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Crisis? What Crisis?

Version: 15th of June 1998

Crisis? What Crisis?

Thailand is undergoing more temporary currency weakness. This is truly great news for true Thai exporters!

As example, value added product made from all natural rubber. Thailand is the region" s largest natural rubber producer in the world! Thai stock...

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US residents can now buy Thai shares from within US

Version: 1st of June 1998


This article has earlier been released to our subscribers the 1st of March 1998.

US Residents can now buy any Thai shares directly from within the US

US Residents can now buy any Thai shares directly from within the US...

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Thailand & the Philippines - a revealing historical comparison

 

Version: 15th of May 1998

Thailand & the Philippines- a revealing historical comparison

The new BOT governor.Chatu Mongol, age 55, will have to use more than his extensive experience and a determined sense of mission and integrity. He will...

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"Anatomy" of Thai brokers

Version: 1st of May 1998


This article has earlier been released to our subscribers at 15 th February "98.

"Anatomy" of dealings with Thai brokers.

In this issue I want to share some observations and experiences on how to establish...

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Foreign vs. Local shares - a How-To-Do-It!

Version: 15th of April 1998

Foreign Shares, Local Shares- a How-To-Do-It.

If you are a foreign national with respect to Thailand you can buy both Foreign Shares ("FS") and Local Shares ("LS"). The local board is the main SET trading board. Our Thai subscribers will please kindly forgive...

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Getting out of the forest so to better see the trees

Version: 1st of April 1998

Getting out of the forest so to better see the trees.

For the past few weeks I have been traveling in the US so to get a new fresh perspective on Thailand from a distance. I have found over the years that it...

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The still untold story in the global investment business

15th of March 1998

The still untold story in the global investment business.

Big is bought...The global mega funds focus primarily on what percent to allocate investment funds into the various counties they consider. Once the all important country allocation decision is made they then proceed in only...

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Details of how to buy shares directly from USA

Version: 1st of March 1998

US Residents can now buy any Thai shares directly from within the US

Charles Schwab has an impressive international desk located in Phoenix, Arizona, USA. They will try to fill any Thai order with a reputable "market maker" first (this at the...

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