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Thailand hopes and prays for a weaker baht

BANGKOK – When new Bank of Thailand (BoT) Governor Sethaput Suthiwart-Narueput assumes his post on October 1, one of his first crucial challenges will be how to deal with the kingdom’s strong currency, the baht. In 2019, the baht appreciated 9% against the dollar, one…

The risk of overspending on Covid-19

From the “too big to fail” mantra during the 2008 financial collapse, to the debate over capital controls in the 1997-98 Asian financial crisis, every economic calamity is dogged by the question of how much state intervention should be applied to ease market pains. Today’s…

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