Thailand bourse gearing up for gold exchange

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By Nuntawun Polkuamdee
Bangkok Post, Thailand
Monday, January 26, 2015

The Stock Exchange of Thailand is gearing up for the establishment of the country's first physical gold exchange after major gold dealers agreed to become members of the new spot gold exchange.

Further details about shareholding between the gold dealers and the stock exchange are being discussed, said SET chairman Sathit Limpongpan. The creation of the spot gold market recently hit a snag due to disputes over management and shareholding between the SET and gold dealers, while some traders at the time said that they would refuse to join the new exchange.

Mr Sathit said the Securities and Exchange Commission had also thrown support behind the idea of setting up the spot gold exchange, but its implementation is pending the approval of the Finance Ministry could enact an organic law to allow the market to be priced and settled in major currencies, the US dollar in particular. ...

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