Macroeconomics and Risk

Macroeconomics and Risk

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Thailand’s inflation hits 14-month high

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Thailand's consumer-price index continued an upward trend in May to reach its highest level in 14 months. Inflation rose 2.62 per cent in May,...
Thailand junta presents economic crisis plan

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Thailand's ruling junta has announced a series of measures aimed at averting an economic crisis, two weeks after the generals took power in a...
Indonesia manufacturing on record high

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Indonesian manufacturing activity surged to a record high in May, driven by unprecedented growth in new orders, an HSBC Markit purchasing managers' index (PMI)...
Airline bookings to Thailand collapse

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Airline bookings to Thailand have nosedived, a travel association said on June 1, after the military took over the government on May 22, hitting...
Indonesia wants tourists to forget Thailand and travel to Bali

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The Bali chapter of the Indonesian Tourist Industry Association (GIPI) sees the situation in Thailand as an opportunity for Bali to boost the number...
Thai junta’s biggest task: Reviving the economy

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Now that it has been announced by the Thai army leadership that democratic elections will not take place for at least another 15 months,...
Foreign investors pull out $2b from Thailand

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Thailand's May 22 military coup prompted global investors to pull about $2 billion from the nation’s stocks and bonds, sending the country's currency downwards. The...
Levi Strauss cuts orders from Cambodian suppliers

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Fashion brand Levi Strauss & Co. has slashed orders from Cambodian factories amid the political unrest in the country, after a nationwide strike by...
Morgan Stanley cuts Thai growth forecast to 0%

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Analysts of US bank Morgan Stanley chopped the 2014 economic forecast for Thailand from 3 per cent to zero per cent. The 2015 forecast...
Philippine first quarter growth slower than expected

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The Philippine economy grew by 5.7 per cent in the first quarter, much slower than market expectations, as it continued to feel the lingering...
Moody’s: Thailand coup makes economic woes worse

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The May 22 coup d'etat in Thailand will neither restore investor confidence nor help its economy to avoid a cut in its growth forecast...
Thai junta to ‘clean up’ boards of state-owned companies

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A purge of several state enterprise boards is expected to be the next step the coup-makers take following massive transfers of senior state officials...
New Indonesian economics minister: Country on track for AEC

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Indonesia's newly installed chief economics minister Chairul Tanjung made his first foreign appearance at the World Economic Forum on East Asia, promoting Indonesia and...
Thai junta promises to clear rice farmers’ outstanding bills

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The army-led National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) in Thailand has instructed the Finance Ministry and Bank for Agriculture and Agricultural Cooperatives to...
Thailand’s tourism sector calls for urgent measures

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Thailand's tourism industry has called for the urgent formation of a new government to lure back tourists so the sector can continue its growth. "We...
Philippines drops in global competitiveness ranking

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The Philippines's competitiveness ranking fell four notches this year as the country still faces challenges in infrastructure, corruption and a high jobless rate, according to...
Thailand’s military takes over power – curfew all over the country

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Thailand's army chief Gen Prayuth Chan-ocha on May 22 announced a military coup two days after putting the country under martial law. Gen Prayuth...
Vietnam promises compensation for damaged factories

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Vietnam's government will provide compensation for factory owners whose buildings were damaged in anti-China protests in several cities in Vietnam on May 13-14, Vietnam...