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Consumer finance arms race

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Consumer finance arms race

Consumer finance companies are offering various promotions to customers, aiming to enlarge their share in an increasingly competitive market.

Household debts exert pressure on Thai economy

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Household debts exert pressure on Thai economy

With a debt mountain of 12.17 trillion THB (372 billion USD), or 77.6 percent of the national GDP at the end of March, Thai households are among the biggest borrowers in Asia, and they find it difficult to keep up with payments.

Demand for affordable apartments on the rise

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Demand for affordable apartments on the rise

The affordable apartment segment will be the star of the property market in the coming years, but its supply is increasingly scarce while the demand for this type of apartment remains high, according to an analysis by property services firm CBRE Vietnam.

Vietnamese stocks continue rallying

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Vietnamese stocks continue rallying

Vietnamese shares advanced on August 22 despite investors’ profit-taking as overall market sentiment remained positive about the possibility of resolving China-US trade tensions.

Thailand’s economy sees slow growth in Q2

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Thailand’s economy sees slow growth in Q2

Thailand’s economy in April-June grew at a slower pace than in the previous quarter, but the National Economic and Social Development Board (NESDB) kept its yearly GDP growth forecast of the country at 4.2-4.7 percent.