Market Watch

Crude Oil Down In Asia As US Inventories Hit Sentiment

Crude oil prices fell on Thursday in Asia, dragged down by a more than expected build in U.S. inventories even as industrial output figures showed China posting higher crude runs in August and lower domestic production. Global benchmark Brent crude futures, the benchmark for oil prices outside the U.S., fell 0.13% to $55.09 a barrel. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) […]

Thai stocks hit 2-month closing high, lead Southeast Asia peers

The Stock Exchange of Thailand main index outperforms other Southeast Asian markets on Monday. (Bangkok Post file photo) Most Southeast Asian stock markets rose on Monday as energy stocks gained due to disruptions from Hurricane Harvey that battered the US Gulf Coast, with Thailand closing at a two-month high as easing political tensions boosted sentiment. US traders were seeking to […]

More commemorative cremation coins being minted

A man places an order for a commemorative cremation coin last Tuesday. (Bangkok Post file photo) Public demand has been so high the Treasury Department will mint an additional 490,000 commemorative coins to mark the cremation of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej this October. The largest portion will be 400,000 silver commemorative coins priced at 2,000 baht each, with 50,000 […]