Baht — News Archive


Thai Baht Rallies After Elections, Rally Sustainable?

The Thai baht gained today as yesterday’s elections in Thailand ended without any significant violence. The currency is still in danger as political turmoil persisted, endangering the country’s economy and spoiling the investing climate.

Thai Baht Drops as Political Crisis Escalates

The Thai baht continues to show tremendous weakness as the political crisis in the country continues to escalate, making investors to take their money away from the country.

Thai Baht Dips as Political Crisis Unfolds

The Thai baht dropped today as the political crisis is unfolding in Thailand, hurting the economy of the country and driving foreign investors away from nation’s assets.

Political Unrest Continues to Undermine Thai Bath’s Strength

The Thai baht fell today as the prolonged political unrest makes the currency very unappealing to investors, who do not like uncertainty and risks associated with social turmoil.

Thai Baht Rallies as Shinawatra Takes Drastic Measures

The Thai baht advanced today as Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra took drastic measures to ease political tensions in the country, dissolving the parliament.

Political Protests Make Thai Baht Less Appealing

The Thai baht slipped today as political tension was mounting in Thailand and people were protesting against the current government, demanding the Prime Minister to step down.

Protests in Thailand Hurt Baht

Protests in Thailand were weighing on the baht as foreign investors were pulling out capital, concerned by the political unrest. Concerns about potential monetary tightening from the US Federal Reserve made the currency even weaker against the US dollar.

Thai Baht Rallies, Loses Gains

Asian currencies rallied today as the debt crisis in the United States was resolved, at least temporary. Some of them kept gains, other retreated. The Thai baht was among losers.

China’s Growth Benefits Thai Baht

The Thai baht advanced today as signs of economic growth in China improved the investors’ risk sentiment, leading to increasing demand for assets of emerging economies.

Thai Baht Rallies on Positive Sentiment, Loses Gains

The Thai baht was rising because of the positive market sentiment, but was unable to keep gains and currently trades below the opening level against the US dollar.