APAC region records 119% QoQ growth in M&A deal value in Q2 2022

India, Australia and China were the top three countries when measured in terms of M&A deal value in Q2, with India accounting for half of the top 20 deals. South Korea, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Japan were the next top countries that contributed to a surge in M&A deal value.

How long can the Bank of Thailand stay dovish?

The BOT is one of the few major Asian central banks to have kept rates at record lows since the pandemic began, but it recently signaled a policy shift as inflation surged to a near 14-year high in May.

BoT hints at Gradual Hikes for Policy Interest Rates

The BOT is one of the few major Asian central banks to have kept rates at record lows since the pandemic began, but it recently signaled a policy shift as inflation surged to a near 14-year high in May.

COVID-19 Drives Global Surge in use of Digital Payments

Three quarters of adults now have a bank or mobile money account; gender gap in account ownership narrows

Fitch keeps Thailand’s credit rating at BBB+ with a stable outlook

Fitch Ratings has retained Thailand’s credit rating at BBB+ with a stable outlook, saying external finance and strong macroeconomic policies are Thailand’s key strengths.

How will US interest rates affect emerging markets?

While the rate hikes were initiated to help the US domestic economy, higher interest rates are nevertheless likely to impact emerging markets.