Wednesday April 23, 2014 19:33

Stocks and Financial Services Press Releases

Thai bourses Board appoints Kesara Manchusree as its 12th president Stcoks—23 Apr 14

The Stock Exchange of Thailand’s (SET) Board of Governors today elected Kesara Manchusree as the exchange’s twelfth president, with a four-year term running from June 1, 2014 to May 31, 2018. Kesara will succeed SET’s current president,

SCB offers exclusive savings choice for senior clients Stcoks—23 Apr 14

In an effort to tap into the retirement age client sector, Siam Commercial Bank is introducing an exclusive “Worry-Free Savings for Senior Citizens” 12-month fixed deposit account. The account features attractive tax-free interest and

Thai bourse holds first SET-Thai Corporate Day in May to showcase small-, medium-cap firms to Stcoks—23 Apr 14

The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) has joined hands with DBS Vickers Securities (Thailand) Co., Ltd. to organize “SET-Thai Corporate Day 2014: Discovering Thai Value Stocks” during May 6-7 in Bangkok. This is the first inbound roadshow ever

Photo Release: SEC launches The Pride in Thai Innovative and Creative Businesses Stcoks—23 Apr 14

SEC Secretary-General Vorapol Socatiyanurak jointly with Thaweesak Koanantakool, President of the National Science and Technology Development Agency, Chanit Charnchainarong, Vice President of the Stock Exchange of Thailand, Suwipa Wanasathop, President

Fitch Rates Kasikornbank#s EMTN Programme BBB+ and Senior Notes Issue Stcoks—23 Apr 14

Fitch Ratings has assigned Kasikornbank Public Company Limited’s (KBank: ‘BBB+’/Stable) outstanding USD2.5bn euro medium term note (EMTN) programme a senior unsecured rating of ‘BBB+’. Fitch has also assigned an expected

NEC Launches Energy Management and Control System That Manages Energy Consumption Across Multiple Stcoks—23 Apr 14

The first NEC smart energy solution developed in Singapore for the Asia Pacific and global market NEC Asia Pacific, a leading solutions provider, announced today the launch of NEC’s energy management and control (EMC) system, a smart energy

Fitch Rates Kasikornbank#s Senior Notes Final BBB+ Stcoks—23 Apr 14

Fitch Ratings has assigned Kasikornbank Public Company Limited’s (KBank; BBB+/Stable) USD350m senior unsecured notes due October 2019 a final rating of ‘BBB+’. The notes are issued under KBank’s USD2.5bn euro medium term note

SEC advises SUPER shareholders to exercise prudence in acquisition plan opposed by Stcoks—23 Apr 14

The SEC advised SUPER shareholders to study the company’s proposal to acquire shares of Pro Solar One Co., Ltd. (“ProOne”) through its subsidiary before casting votes at the shareholders’ meeting on April 25, 2014. Earlier,

SEC publishes Independent Audit Inspection Activities Report 2013 Stcoks—23 Apr 14

The SEC unveiled the Independent Audit Inspection Activities Report 2013 which reflected advancement of audit oversight in Thailand, underlined transparency in auditor supervision and trustworthiness of listed companies’ financial

Tencent Holdings Ltd.#s U.S. Dollar Global MTN Program Drawdown Rated #A-# And Stcoks—23 Apr 14

HONG KONG (Standard & Poor's) April 23, 2014--Standard & Poor's Ratings Services today assigned its 'A-' long-term issue rating and 'cnAA' long-term Greater China regional scale rating to an issue of US$2.5 billion in senior unsecured notes by

CNOOC Ltd.#s U.S. Dollar Guaranteed Senior Unsecured Notes Assigned #AA-# And #cnAAA# Stcoks—23 Apr 14

HONG KONG (Standard & Poor's) April 23, 2014--Standard & Poor's Ratings Services today assigned its 'AA-' long-term issue rating and 'cnAAA' long-term Greater China regional scale rating to a proposed issue of U.S.-dollar-denominated senior

TRIS Rating Affirms Company Rating and Outlook of CI at BBB-/Stable Stcoks—23 Apr 14

TRIS Rating has affirmed the company rating of Charn Issara Development PLC (CI) at “BBB-” with “stable” outlook. The rating reflects the company’s acceptable track record in middle- to high-end condominium segment and the

KBank restructures investment portfolios to maximize interests for High Net Worth Individual Stcoks—23 Apr 14

KASIKORNBANK has introduced a new asset management strategy with its “Open Architechture” sales structure, offering the best products in accordance with customer demand and maximum benefits. Two asset management allies, Aberdeen Asset

Hemaraj Offers 10-Year Debentures With Interest Rate Up To 5.75% Stcoks—23 Apr 14

Hemaraj Land And Development Public Company Limited has issued 10-year debentures with attractive interest rate up to 5.75% p.a., creating alternative investment for investors during interest rate decline. Asia Plus Securities Public Company Limited has

Clarien Bank launches full-service offshore solution for international clients in Stcoks—23 Apr 14

Hamilton, Bermuda - Clarien Group Limited (the “Group”) has today announced the launch of Clarien Bank Limited, Bermuda’s newest privately held financial institution. The Group combines unrivalled access to one of the world’s most

Barclays launches Barclays Live app for iPad Stcoks—23 Apr 14

Barclays today announced the launch of its Barclays Live app for iPad devices, which provides Barclays’ institutional clients with access to the firm’s research, data and analytics in a personalized manner. The app is available on the App

Singapores MAS and Autoriti Monetari Brunei Darussalam sign MOU Stcoks—23 Apr 14

Singapore - The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and Autoriti Monetari Brunei Darussalam (AMBD) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on bilateral cooperation. 2 Under the MOU, MAS and AMBD will cooperate on capital market development and

Midea International Corp. Co. Ltd.#s US$350 Million CP Program Assigned #A-1# And #cnA-1# Stcoks—23 Apr 14

HONG KONG (Standard & Poor's) April 23, 2014--Standard & Poor's Ratings Services today assigned its 'A-1' short-term issue rating and 'cnA-1' short-term Greater China regional scale rating to a proposed commercial paper (CP) program under which

Los Angeles Solid Waste Resources/Sanitation Equipment Bond Rating Lowered To #AA-# On Projected Stcoks—23 Apr 14

SAN FRANCISCO (Standard & Poor's) April 22, 2014--Standard & Poor's Ratings Services lowered its long-term rating and underlying rating (SPUR) to 'AA-' from 'AA' on Los Angeles, Calif.'s solid waste resources (SWR) and sanitation equipment bonds.

Oleoducto Central, S.A.#s Proposed Senior Unsecured Notes Rated #BBB# Stcoks—23 Apr 14

MEXICO CITY (Standard & Poor's) April 22, 2014--Standard & Poor's Ratings Services assigned its 'BBB' rating to Colombian-based pipeline Oleoducto Central, S.A. (OCENSA)'s upcoming senior unsecured notes. We expect the company to use the proceeds

JPMBB Commercial Mortgage Securities Trust 2014-C19 Certificates Assigned Preliminary Stcoks—23 Apr 14

OVERVIEW JPMBB Commercial Mortgage Securities Trust 2014-C19's issuance is a CMBS transaction backed by 69 commercial mortgage loans with a $1.41 billion aggregate principal balance, secured by the fee and leasehold interests in 100 properties across 26

New World Bank Project to Increase Regional Transport Connectivity in Central Stcoks—23 Apr 14

WASHINGTON, April 22, 2014 – The World Bank Group’s Board of Executive Directors today approved an allocation of US$45 million equivalent to finance the first phase of the transformative Central Asia Roads Links Program, to be implemented in

World Bank to Finance New Hydropower Development in Burundi Stcoks—23 Apr 14

WASHINGTON, April 22, 2014 – The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today approved a US$100 million grant to the Republic of Burundi to finance the Jiji and Mulembwe hydropower project. Only four percent of Burundi’s 10 million

Sri Lanka First in South Asia to Access Innovative World Bank Disaster Risk Stcoks—23 Apr 14

WASHINGTON, April 22, 2014 - Sri Lanka today became the first South Asian country to access an innovative form of World Bank financing that provides immediate payouts after a major catastrophe such as a tsunami, cyclone or flood. Approved by the World