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Bank of Thailand head sees stronger fiscal role for recovery

THAILAND’S OUTGOING central bank governor said public debt restrictions should be eased to allow the government to spend more as monetary policy options dwindle with interest rates already at an all-time low.

Bank of Thailand looking to ease capital outflow rules to curb...

THAILAND’S CENTRAL BANK will take further steps to ease restrictions on capital outflows in coming months as it tries to curb gains in the baht, Governor Veerathai Santiprabhob said.

Thailand cuts interest rate to record low to rein in baht

THE BANK OF Thailand cut its benchmark interest rate for the second time in three months and said it will ease rules on outflows to curb a surging currency.

BoT needed policy space for future risks: minutes

BANGKOK — Thailand’s central bank saw a need to preserve monetary policy space to address possible future risks, when it kept its benchmark rate on hold last month, meeting minutes showed on Wednesday.

Thai central bank holds key rate, lowers 2019 growth forecast

BANGKOK — Thailand’s central bank left its benchmark interest rate steady on Wednesday, as expected after last month’s surprise cut, but lowered its forecast for 2019 economic growth and predicted that exports will contract.

BoT seen holding key rate despite flagging growth

BANGKOK — Thailand’s central bank is expected to keep its benchmark policy rate steady on Wednesday for a fourth straight meeting, a Reuters poll showed, despite slowing growth and the way many Asian central banks have shifted toward easing policy.

Bank of Thailand’s hawkish monetary policy tilt adds another tailwind for...

THE BANK of Thailand (BoT) is giving the baht — the most-loved emerging-market currency this month — one more reason to keep up its outperformance.