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The U.S. Federal Reserve is widely expected to announce a third round of quantitative easing (QE3) later Thursday, but it is unlikely to result in huge capital inflows into Asia, the Bank of Thailand’s Governor Prasarn Trairatvorakul told CNBC.
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Medha Samant, Investment Director of Fidelity Worldwide Investment says ASEAN countries offer a sustainable, long-term growth profile. She singles out the Philippines and explains why it is the new market darling for investors.
Ho Kwon Ping, Executive Chairman at Banyan Tree Holdings says that guests are returning and that property sales has more than doubled
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Thailand’s rising banking shares could jump a further 30 percent over the next 12 months as profitability soars on strong investment and corporate lending growth, according to Japanese brokerage Nomura.
Scott Darling, Head of Oil & Gas Sector Research at Barclays, says Thailand's PTT may be biting off more than it can chew with its Cove Energy bid and adds that it should focus on regional opportunities closer to home such as Malaysia and Myanmar.
Former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra remains a divisive figure in the Kingdom, 6 years after being deposed. Parvin Chachawanpongpan, Associate Professor at the Centre for Southeast Asian Studies at Kyoto University says Thaksin is still manipulating the ruling government but Prime Minister Yingluck has stepped up and showed her leadership.
Catherine Yeung, Investment Director, Fidelity Worldwide Investment, says sentiment in China stocks should improve and start bottoming out in the fourth quarter of the year.
Peter Fleet, President, ASEAN at Ford says the automaker is recovering from the Thai floods and seeing strong demand for its vehicles.
Kittirat Na-Ranong, Deputy PM & Finance Minister of Thailand says the country must improve the standard of living for its people and rebalance the economy if it is to achieve strong, sustainable growth.
Jaspal Bindra, Group Executive Dir & CEO, Asia, Standard Chartered says that the group is seeing huge growth in Asia and is looking at expansion in markets like Myanmar.
Rajeev Singh-Molares, EVP & President, Asia Pacific at Alcatel-Lucent says that after a particularly slow first quarter, Asia's mobile markets will rebound over the rest of the year. China will publish its plan for a national broadband network later in the year and this will drive growth in the mobile industry.
Tassapon Bijleveld, CEO of Asia Aviation, said his company has a strong growth story so it decided to go ahead with its IPO despite market volatility.
Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra says she's confident the economy can grow up to 6.5% this year, and that ASEAN must support political reforms in Myanmar.
Geoffrey Riddell, Regional Chairman, Asia Pacific & Middle East, Zurich Insurance Group says there is growing caution in Asia and worries about Europe's debt crisis is weighing on business sentiment.
Gita Wirjawan, Trade Minister for Indonesia says that a 15-20% increase in foreign direct investment (FDI) is possible this year, despite global growth worries.
Bringing Thaksin Shinawatra, the former prime minister convicted of corruption, back to Thailand will bring ‘tension and conflict’ to the country, opposition leader and former Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva told CNBC on Tuesday.
Roongrote Rangsiyopash, member of Siam Cement Group Management Committee says the Group's earnings reflect the strength in the Thai economy as it recovers from last year's devastating flood.