Thai commercial banks cut lending rate to support firms World

Thai commercial banks cut lending rate to support firms

Thailand’s Kasikornbank (KBank) and Siam Commercial Bank (SCB) cut their prime lending rates by 40 basis points on April 9 after the Bank of Thailand (BoT) lowered the required contribution by banks to the Financial Institutions Development Fund (FIDF).
Foreign investors set sights on poorly-performing banks Business

Foreign investors set sights on poorly-performing banks

Foreign financial institutions were eyeing up poorly-performing Vietnamese banks after being given the green light to acquire stakes in local institutions in a move to speed up the restructuring of the country’s banking industry, according to banking expert Nguyen Tri Hieu.