Stock Exchange of Thailand announces its 2014 strategy

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BANGKOK, 24 December 2013  — The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) has announced its 2014 strategy in pushing for sustainable growth within the next 3 years. 

According to the SET, it will beginning next year focus on newly registered companies and quality investors in order to cope with the market’s volatility. Furthermore, it will bridge investment opportunities within the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) in order to stimulate growth within the region.

Stock Exchange of Thailand President Jarumporn Chotikasatien stated that 2014 would be a challenging year as there would be both internal and external uncertainties in the market place.

Mr. Jarumporn went on to say that efforts of hard work from 2013 have paid off, making Thailand one of the leading stock markets in the region; with higher average daily trading volume than in any other bourse in the ASEAN region.

The new ‘SET CONNECT’ trading platform will be ready in the middle of next year in order to further develop trading technologies and provide better convenience for investors by combining both of the future exchanges with the stock exchange in one platform.