Baht Strength: Assessing Intervention Potential

November 2010
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Nov2010, Vol. 21 Issue 11, p1
Country Report
The article the presents Business Monitor International's assessment of Thailand's baht and the intervention measures by the central bank, Bank of Thailand. It notes that a passive stance has been adopted by the central bank in an attempt to strengthen the baht and reduce the volatility in the exchange rate. A strong rebound in foreign flows into the Stock Exchange of Thailand Index (SETI) following the end of economic downturn is expected.


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