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Thailand: Non-cash margin collateral convenience for investors

Thailand Futures Exchange PCL (TFEX), jointly with Thailand Clearing House Co Ltd (TCH), will allow investors to pledge both cash and non-cash collateral for margin requirements, starting from April 23. The move is aimed at enhancing flexibility and convenience for trading, as well as lowering costs, TFEX managing director Rinjai Chakornpipat said. TFEX this year […]

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Singapore exports fall for 2nd consecutive month in March

SINGAPORE’S exports continued to disappoint for the second straight month in March, hit by a triple whammy of high base effects, cooling electronics demand and a strengthening Singdollar. This comes at a time when global trade tensions continue to mount, which could result in adverse repercussions for small, trade-dependent economies such as Singapore. Even so, […]

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Indonesia: Perpetuals to boost long-term infrastructure investment, says minister

The National Development Planning Minister has said that the newly launched perpetual bonds (SBP) program will boost private sector participation in infrastructure projects across the country. The bond issuance aims to attract long-term investment fund managers at insurance companies, pension funds and the like, National Development Planning Minister Bambang Brodjonegoro, who is also head of the National Development Planning […]

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