Thailand

By Bernadette Tio , Richard Newell | 14 October 2016
While local managers played down the risks of uncertainty, foreign observers suggest a period of underperformance would not be surprising.
By Bernadette Tio | 7 October 2016
DBS's group consumer and wealth head discusses Southeast Asia's prospects during a panel with the CEO of Malaysia's Employees Provident Fund and Macquarie's Asia chief.
By Bernadette Tio | 5 October 2016
Life insurance firms in the Asean region are considering how to prepare for stricter capital rules over the coming two years, which are set to make certain investments more costly.
By Bernadette Tio | 22 September 2016
In the first of a two-part article, AsianInvestor outlines how Southeast Asian insurers are finding it ever harder to cover their liabilities, amid low bond yields and looming ...
By Richard Newell | 29 August 2016
EY has analysed the tax treatment of domestic funds versus foreign products that may be marketed under the Asia Region Funds Passport, to see what progress needs to be made.
By Richard Morrow | 22 August 2016
The agency responsible for inward investment in Thailand may add headcount as it seeks to boost capital flows from foreign investors.
By Bernadette Tio | 19 August 2016
Lombard Odier has struck a new partnership with the Philippines' UnionBank and it is now eyeing other markets in Southeast Asia, says the firm's Asia head of private banking.
By Bernadette Tio | 8 August 2016
The Bangkok-based firm expects the local regulator soon to broaden the types and amount of foreign investments that domestic insurers can make, and is ready to revise its ...
By Bernadette Tio | 19 July 2016
The secretary-general of Thailand's Securities & Exchange Commission, Rapee Sucharitakul, says more competition and a wider variety of investment products are the way forward.
By Bernadette Tio | 29 June 2016
Thailand signed up to the cross-border scheme this week, AsianInvestor can reveal, but the head of the local securities watchdog says take-up may be slow, at least initially.
By Bernadette Tio | 19 May 2016
The Swiss bank’s move to establish a wealth management team in Bangkok is seen as an uncommon move but one that makes sense, amid rising local demand for foreign exposure.
By Joe Marsh , Bernadette Tio | 29 April 2016
Yesterday’s signing of the memorandum of cooperation for the Asia Region Funds Passport has sparked calls for jurisdictions to address the unequal tax treatment of ...
By Joe Marsh | 28 April 2016
Australia, Japan, Korea and New Zealand today signed the Asia Region Fund Passport’s memorandum of cooperation, which will come into effect on June 30.
By Bernadette Tio | 14 April 2016
AsianInvestor rounds off its list of the most influential fund selectors in Thailand with executives from Siam Commercial Bank and Krungsri Asset Management.
By Bernadette Tio | 12 April 2016
AsianInvestor continues its list of the most influential fund selectors in Thailand with executives from Thai Military Bank and Kasikorn Bank.
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