Listed companies on the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) have reported their combined net profit of 592.45 billion baht for 2010, up 38.98 percent from the previous year. According to a SET report released yesterday, the companies on the Thai bourse, excluding property funds, saw their 2010 income from sales and services increase 17.67 percent from the previous year to...

March 2011 Events

Now - March 11, 2011 Event:  VIV Asia 2011 Venue:  Bangkok International Trade & Exhibition Centre (BITEC), Bang Na Description: The 10th international trade fair for intensive and innovative animal production and processing Organiser:  VNU Exhibitions Europe Tel:  +66 (0) 2 203 4240 Website:  www.viv.net  Now - March 13, 2011 Event:  Made in Thailand 2011 (MIT): Export Opportunity for SMEs  Trade days:  March. 9-11 at 10.00-18.00 hrs. Public days:  March....
The Bank of Thailand (BoT) yesterday decided to raise its 15-month-long key policy rate of 1.25 percent by 0.25 percent, due to the country’s economic recovery and the central bank’s confidence in continuous economic growth. In April last year, the BoT’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) had cut the one-day repurchase rate from 1.50 to 1.25 percent when the global financial...
Date of Birth:  August 20, 1952   Education: 1974 -- Bachelor of Engineering, First-class Honours, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok 1976 -- Master of Engineering in Industrial Engineering and Management, Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok 1978 -- Master in Business Administration, Harvard University, Massachusetts, USA 1981 -- Doctor of Business Administration, Harvard University, Massachusetts, USA   Current Position: 2004 - present -- President , Kasikornbank Plc   Work Experiences: 2005 -- Chairman, K-Factoring...
Thailand’s Cabinet yesterday endorsed the nomination of Dr Prasarn Trairatvorakul, currently the president of Kasikornbank Plc, as the new governor of the Bank of Thailand (BoT). The 58-year-old, Harvard-educated, banker will succeed Dr Tarisa Watanagase who will retire at the end of September, after receiving a Royal appointment from His Majesty the King. Dr Prasarn Trairatvorakul earned undergraduate and graduate...