Debt crisis in USA has driven gold to reach 1600 US$/Troy Ounce (22,800 Baht/Baht of gold) with the expected price at the end of 2011 to reach 1750 - 1800 US$/Troy Ounce (23,300 Baht/Baht of gold).
For the world market, the gold price is up by 13% from 1419 US$/Troy Ounce to 1593 US$/Troy Ounce while gold price in Thai makret is up by 12% from 20,150 Baht/Baht of gold to 22,700 Baht/Baht of gold - due to the apprciation of Baht after selling the gold to get the cash in Baht
If Baht has been appriciated by 10 cent, the gold price will be reduced by 14 Baht - expecteing Baht to be appriciated from 1US$ = 29.80 Baht to 1US$ = 29.50 Baht
Burmese workers in Mae Sod and Myowadee side cannot afford to spend to buy Gold duye to hte hike of gold
Last edited by Wisarut; 20-07-11 at 08:04 PM.
What a big surprise, Thai government did purchase US Treasury Bonds and US Treasury Bills at 60.7 billion US Dollars as the part of our reserves
Bualuang Assets (Subsidiary of Bangkok Bank) Opening the ETF mutual funds linking with gold from domestic sources held by the alliance companies (Hua Seng Hen, Jin Hua Heng, Ossiris, and YLT Gold) - allowing the investment on the gold of 96.5% purity - the standard purity for gold traded in Thailand - thus allowing the local investors to make an investment with very low FOREX Risks since 80% of assets will be held in Thailand.
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LOOK How the gold price is shot up
Year 1943: 1 baht of Gold = 86 Baht
Year 2011: 1 baht of Gold = 22000 Baht
Money Expo 2011 in Khorat on 19 - 21 August 2011 will be a testimonyfor the demands for financial services
Open the gold shop in the Stock market - (ETF Gold and GLD) by KTB
Baht went up wner ther is a massive sale of gold
More and more peole moving their money deposited in commercial bank accounts (KTB Included) into the state banks (GSB,GHB,I-Bank,BAAC) - up by 21.3% in April 2011 and 22.8% in May 2011 while people investing on Bills of Exchange at the rate up by 14.1% in April 2011 and 12.9% in May 2011 while the loan to private sectors is up by 15.3% in April 2011 and 15.6% in May 2011 ... expect loan to be increased in the 3rd Quarter
Gold ETF (Gold Exchange Trade Fund): the new investment funds for the Small and Medium size investors - with better options than KGold of K-Asset and Gold Fund of TMBAM - no need to wait for tomorrow to see the result
Sooner or later, K-Asset will offer Gold ETF (Gold Exchange Trade Fund) to complement with their K-Gold
DPA calling for serminar to help those with huge deposits about how to make an investment when the deposit protection has been down to 50 million Baht after 11 August 2011 and 1 million Baht after 11 August 2012
Gold still so appriciate so much that it is unlikely to went down soon 1 Baht of gold has reached 23850 Baht (!!!!) and it is likely to reach 24000 Baht/baht of gold soon - as gold in the world market has reached 1654 US$/troy ounce with the trend to reach 1700 US$/troy ounce if it can break the barrier of 1660-1670 US$/troy ounce
Central Banks around Asia starting to convert greenbacks into Gold bars - BOT has purchased 17 tons of gold - accumulating 130 ton of gold in th reserve as the way to maintain gold as the reserve at the rate of 3% while the average rate for Asian Central Banks has the average rates of gold reserve at 8% and American - European National Banks has god reserve at about 70%
Federal Reserve Bank is Holding 8,133.5 tons of gold (No. 1)
People's Bank of China is holding 1,054.1 tons of gold (no. 6)
Bank of Thailand is holding 108.9 tons of gold (no. 31)
Bank of Korea is holding 39.4 tons of gold (no. 45)
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Goild Future has become a hot item in TFEX after the permission for overnight trading already treach 59000 contracts in July 2011 - However,silver fugutte is jsut 400-500 contracts
Old adage - saving and you'll be okay when you are on retirement:
E.g. If you are 25 year old and have a salary of 10000 US Dollars (or Euro) a month, your savings (in any forms) should be:
10000 * 25 * 12/10 = 300000 US Dollars (or Euro)
If your savings are not at this level, you better save more NOW!
So many grooms no longer afford to pay the parent in law with gold for the Bride Price - and they are threaten to take away the brides withotu payign single Satang if thsoe parents in law force the grooms to pay the bride prices in both cash and gold - as the gold bar has been shot up to nearly 25000 Baht per Baht while the gold necklace is now breaking 25000 Baht barrier
Money Expo at MCC Hall - 3rd Floor The Mall Khorat from 19 to 21 August 2011 is gonna be another boon for the banks - and Ministry of Finance is offering saving bonds at the rate of 4% a year with the quota of 500 million Baht
Gold Speculation Rampaged ... warnign by Golde Trader Association of Thailand
As the price of gold gone out of control - up and away, Ministry of Industry starting to revive the concession on gold mines which has been frozen for several years
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Prices of Gold gone into full madness - prices changed 19 times within single days! -> breaking 25000 Baht barrier
Gold Trader Assocaition poiting otu on the gold speculation which speculators hoping to see gold at 2000 US$ dollars per troy ounce - even though by the end of 2011 th gold price shoudl be at 1,830-1,850 US$ dollars per troy ounce form the current rate of 1,749.15 US$ dollars per troy ounce on 9 August 2011 - the day when gold is more expensive than platinum
Even police nationwide starign top send more policemen patrolling gold shops
US Government may have to sell gold at 500 tons to stabilize Dollars just like when they have done in 1978
Ministry of Industry reviing the concellsion on gold mines as the gold price gone MAD
DPA is going to reduce the deposit protection to 50 million Baht tomorrow and to 1 million Baht next year - it is about time to head into the investment -
BOT has FOREX reserves in form of hard currency and hard currency denoimination assets (bond, treasury bills) at 185000 million Dollar - 6500 million Dollars is in form of gold bars (22 July 2011) - compared with 172000 million Dollars in Forex reserves and 4600 billion Dollars in gold at the end of December 2010 - just covert 1900 million US dollars in the handc to gold ...
Gold Future and Gold ETF by Hua Seng Heng are the alrternatives forthose who cannot afford to invest millions Baht of casah on gold bars
Correspondents from Matichon making a survey on Yaowaraj to se the madness for gold - many of those well-to-do rural folks staring to hoard gold while some may have sold gold necklaces sicne they need cash. Hua Seng Heng Gold Shop is one of the most favorite gold shops in Yaowaraj ... Many are willing to line up to buy the gold even though the shortage of gold bars have become oibvious - so they have to recieved the certificate to be used to verify that they have purchased the golkd so they are eligible to get gold once the gold barks have reached the shops ...
Furthermroe, the pawn shops have to get cash form the bank to pay for thsoe who pawn theri gold bars not jsut the gold necklaces to get cash to buy mroe gold - a signature of speculation - while many people have withdrawn theri deposits to buy mroe gold as the limit of deposit protecxtion has been lowered to 50 million Baht tomorrow
More police heading to th gold shops so the dacoits breakign loose to loot the houses withotu police protection ....
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Golden Madness Begins
Golden Madness Begins: Thailanders and Burmese people start hoarding gold form the gold shop in Maesod due to the rumour of gold at 30000 Baht per baht of gold - (10.2 Million Riel/Tael). Even gold at the amount of 1 Feung (1/2 Salueng = 1/8 Baht -> 1.905 gram -> 1/20 Tael) is considered as the choice for those Burmese workers who manage to have a bank account.
Furthermore, the demands for gold to pay a respect to mothers also driving gold price up and away!
Price og gold still fluctuate - changed 14 times today!
Isan people in Mahasarakham still hoarding gold despite fo the price at 25000 Baht a baht
A Dacoit looting 20 Baht of gold (10 gold necklaces at the wage of 2 Baht each) from Phet Thong Bai gold shop in Big C Bang Bon (2nd floor Big C Bang Yai?) - Forsing Metropolitan Police Area 1 to mobilize all metropolitan police to hunt down this crime.
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The DPA's reduction of Deposit Protection insurance have comelled Bankers to change their relationship with the Big Customers with at least 1 Million Baht deposit (1.5% but holding 70% of Deposit Money - about 900000-1 Million Account with the deposit of 4.62 trillion Baht) and Super Big customer who hve deposit of at least 50 million Baht (0.01% but holding 20% of Deposit money at 1.34 Trillion Baht) by offering the investment deals to keep deposit money in the banks - and prevent the major Bank runs
1. breaking their big accounts into smallers ones,
2. Bills of Exchange
3. Mutual funds
4. Short term deposits with higher interest rates
5. Trying to encourage the small customer to make a deposit
Gold headign toward 26000 Baht per Baht of gold ($1,814 Per Troy Ounce)
K-Asset Promoting K-Gold Mutual Funds as the solution for those who want to hold gold as theri assets but nt enough capital to deal with - as the gold expect to rise until the end of 2011 - to bebeween 1,800-2,000 YUS Dolalrs per Troy Ounce
Note: better wait until US Governemtn and Japan startign to sell gold out to sablize Dolalrs and Yen and gold will go down ...
Many Thailanders moving their deposit to Single Premium Life Insurant or all other types of Insurance - still have a lots of rooms to grow of Life Insurance in Thailand - double digit growth until at least 2014 - There are 421 billion Baht of life insurance money in 2010 and they expect 739 billion Baht of life insurance money in 2014
There are 24 Life Insurance Companies - but AIA (thailand) and Thai Life holdign the lion share of 53% while Ayutthaya Alliance CP holding 6.1%
Mr Tai Thanarat showiong how to collect gold - Ozzy Gold Nugget and the odl gold Bond also count
Arrestign the goldsmith who loot gold shop at Big C Rajdamri - since he has lost the gold of his customer so he has to steal to relacethe lost one alogn with payign th credit card debts of around 500,000 Baht
Big C Bang Bon lablign bar codes to track down the one who steal gold necklace
It is abotu tiem for Chinese Yuan and Indian Rupee to bailout US Diollars and Euro
Gold is now 27,000 Baht per baht of gold and the demands have reach the point that gold shops have to issue the certificate to allow the customers to waite to get the gold next week.
Now, gold has ready reached 1900 US$ per troy ounze with the expected price to reach 2000 US$ per troy ounce (30000 Baht pere Baht of gold) at the end of this year.
This is due to the fact that both US and Euro zone still suffer from economci ailments and it will take much longer time to get full recovery
Beware when Burmese sellign gold for you - hte purity of their gold is 22 Karat (91.67%) - less than the purity of Thai gold in the market
(96.5%) ... Gold with less than 90% purity woudl be rejected by Thai gold shop ... gold with purity of 90-96% woudl be accepted with discount according to purity. The gold must be burnt to shwo the flame colors for purity testing.
After DPA limit of deposit protection, the short term saving accounts with high interest rates alogn with SIngle Premium Life Insurance policies have been heavily promoted
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