Stocks and Financial Services Press Releases th-TH Fri, 19 Jul 2019 19:46:31 +0700 Photo Release: Outstanding Women Leaders for Green Growth Award Recently, at Grand Hyatt Erawan Hotel, Ms. Kattiya Indaravijaya, KBank President, received the 2019 Outstanding Women Leaders for Green Growth Award for being an exemplary role model in developing businesses which are environmental friendly and an Fri, 19 Jul 2019 15:01:14 +0700 Mastercard Strengthens its Leading Position in Real-Time Payments in Asia Pacific with Increased Focus on Thailand Global payments and technology leader is bringing further innovation to Thailand as part of its push to advance the regional digital payments agenda Today, at the Bangkok Fintech Fair 2019, Mastercard announced a commitment to deliver a growing suite of Fri, 19 Jul 2019 14:53:28 +0700 Photo Release: Mastercard Presents its Leading Position in Real-Time Payments at the Bangkok Fintech Fair 2019 Recently, at the Bangkok Fintech Fair 2019, Mastercard announced a commitment to deliver a growing suite of real-time and digital payments solutions across Asia Pacific through its regional real-time payments hub, with data centers in Thailand and Fri, 19 Jul 2019 14:51:20 +0700 Ultra Sale on Tokinex Completed in 35 Seconds Tokinex, the Bitfinex and Ethfinex token sale platform, today announces the successful completion of its 5m USD token sale of Ultra (UOS) in just 35 seconds. Ultra is a protocol and platform positioned to disrupt the $140bn gaming industry by using Fri, 19 Jul 2019 14:53:08 +0700 Fitch Affirms Mercedes-Benz (Thailand)#s MTN Programme at #AAA(tha)# Fitch Ratings-Bangkok-19 July 2019: Fitch Ratings (Thailand) Limited has affirmed the National Long-Term Rating on Mercedes-Benz (Thailand) Limited#s (MBTh) medium-term note (MTN) programme of up to THB15 billion at #AAA(tha)#. The Outlook is Stable. At Fri, 19 Jul 2019 14:40:56 +0700 TBANK produces strong first half 2019 pre-tax earnings growth and introducing new concept of #Your Everyday Progress Thanachart Bank Public Company Limited (TBANK) reported a net profit of 3,592 million baht for second-quarter of 2019 and 7,242 million baht for first half of 2019. First-half pre-tax earnings increased 10.58% compared to the same period last year. Fri, 19 Jul 2019 13:26:04 +0700 Fitch Revises Outlook on Thailand to Affirms at #BBB+# Fitch Ratings-Hong Kong-18 July 2019: Fitch Ratings has revised its Outlook on Thailand#s Long-Term Foreign-Currency Issuer Default Rating (IDR) to Positive from Stable and affirmed the rating at #BBB+#. A full list of rating actions is at the end of Fri, 19 Jul 2019 11:50:28 +0700 KASIKORNBANK announced the first half of 2019 net profit of Baht 19,973 Million Ms. Kattiya Indaravijaya, President of KASIKORNBANK, said the Thai economy in the second quarter of 2019 saw a feeble performance compared to the 2.80% growth in the first quarter of 2019 given that exports and tourism remained hindered by the economic Fri, 19 Jul 2019 9:55:21 +0700 Bangkok Bank reports second quarter 2019 net profit of Baht 9,347 million In 2019, the Thai economy is forecast to expand more slowly than in 2018. Slowing global growth, uncertainty over international trade policies and the persistently strong baht have weighed on both exports and tourism. However, the Thai economy is Fri, 19 Jul 2019 8:59:06 +0700 SCB ANNOUNCED SECOND-QUARTER PROFIT OF BAHT 11.0 BILLION AND FIRST-HALF PROFIT OF BAHT 20.1 BILLION Siam Commercial Bank and its subsidiaries announced total operating income of Baht 36.0 billion in the second quarter of 2019, up 4.9% yoy, with the increase largely attributable to robust net interest income (NII) growth. Strong operating profit Fri, 19 Jul 2019 8:47:07 +0700 SET unveils Digital Gateway to access the National Digital ID Platform The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) is poised to introduce its Digital Gateway to enable an efficient, secure and cost-effective means to access the National Digital ID Platform (NDID). The NDID Platform is Thailand#s financial market infrastructure Thu, 18 Jul 2019 14:24:34 +0700 Photo Release: Ichitan Group opens Ichitan Green Factory welcomes investors from MBKET Mr. Tan Passakornnatee, Chief Executive Officer of Ichitan Group Public Company Limited along with Mr. Tanapan Khongnuntha Executive Vice President Sales and Distribution, Mr. Viroj Supasoon Executive Vice President Plant and Product And Mr. Apichat Thu, 18 Jul 2019 14:01:05 +0700 Photo Release: KBank showcases financial innovation of the future Mr. Veerathai Santiprabhob (center), Governor of the Bank of Thailand, and Mr. Predee Daochai (third from left) , KBank President, opened the KBank booth in the Bangkok FinTech Fair 2019, which showcases financial service and lifestyle of the future. Thu, 18 Jul 2019 13:46:43 +0700 CapBridge Partners Hana Financial Investment to Extend Footprint in South Korea Global private capital platform CapBridge Pte Ltd (CapBridge) today announced a strategic business partnership with Hana Financial Investment Company Limited (HFI), a member of Hana Financial Group, one of the largest bank holding companies in South Thu, 18 Jul 2019 13:27:01 +0700 Blockchain Start-up RENDBO Ready to Launch Pre-ICO Eco Smart Energies Ltd ( is pleased to reveal that the company is now ready to start the pre-ICO campaign for their upcoming project RENDBO or Renewable Energy Network Based on Decentralized Organization. The goal of this campaign is to Thu, 18 Jul 2019 9:08:54 +0700 TMB reveals TMB ABSOLUTE the latest credit card targets high-end customers Every Baht 10 spent earns 1 point TMB reveals TMB ABSOLUTE the latest credit card targets high-end customers Every Baht 10 spent earns 1 point, no foreign transaction fees on overseas spending Including travel insurance coverage TMB launches TMB ABSOLUTE Visa Signature, a high-end Wed, 17 Jul 2019 15:48:09 +0700 Photo Release: TMB debuts new credit card TMB ABSOLUTE targeting high-end customers Marie Ramlie, (centre) Head of Retail Products, TMB Bank Public Company Limited, together with Jaray Jianthanakanon (3rd from left), Head of Retail Lending Products, TMB, held a grand event to debut the new credit card TMB ABSOLUTE Via Signature. It is a Wed, 17 Jul 2019 14:11:43 +0700 Gossip News: Nattaphatt Tanboon-ek, New CFO of WHAUP WHA Utilities Power brought in a veteran - Nattaphatt Tanboon-ek as its new CFO. In addition to his vast experience in capital market, Mr. Nattaphatt is also a guru in the energy sector. Once taking the helm, he will immediately drive both the Wed, 17 Jul 2019 13:54:18 +0700 Photo Release: KTC joins hands with Family Mart and Lawson 108 in providing Bt. 10 cash backs. Mr. Nattasit Soontranu, Vice President - Credit Card Business, KTC or Krungthai Card Public Company Limited, jointly with Family Mart and Lawson 108, provide members worthwhileness with Bt. 10 cash back E-Coupons by making transactions using KTC credit Wed, 17 Jul 2019 13:37:00 +0700 Dusk Network Announces Listing of DUSK Token on Bitfinex, Bittrex International and Ethfinex - Listings on leading exchanges follow recent $8.1 million raise by Amsterdam based Dusk Network Dusk Network, a cryptographically transparent digital ledger, has announced today that its cryptocurrency, DUSK (ERC-20) token, has been listed on the Wed, 17 Jul 2019 12:04:44 +0700 CIMB THAI records 19.4% Y-o-Y increase in net profit to THB 429.9 million for 6M2019. CIMB Thai Fast Forward programme starts to reap results Mr. Adisorn Sermchaiwong, Acting President and Chief Executive Officer of CIMB Thai Bank PCL, stated that according to the unaudited consolidated financial results for the six months ended 30 June 2019, CIMB Thai group recorded a consolidated net profit Wed, 17 Jul 2019 10:27:42 +0700 Premia Partners introduces global first MSCI Vietnam ETF and first low-cost US Treasury Floating Rate ETF designed for Asia as investors position for market uncertainties amid trade discussions Premia Partners, a leading Hong Kong based investment firm and Top 8 ETF issuer in Hong Kong, announces listing of two market access ETFs designed as efficient building blocks to access opportunities in Vietnam and US Treasuries on July 18th. The two Wed, 17 Jul 2019 10:03:40 +0700 A Strong Rally in Gold Marks the Launch of NVM Token Sale on July 15th - Novem NVM utility tokens will provide a discount on purchasing gold and put users in the most advantageous position to buy gold on the blockchain NovemGold, a better way to buy gold, has announced it is holding its first public sale of NVM utility Wed, 17 Jul 2019 9:35:38 +0700