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Ask Ajarn Andrew: Takeaways from the 2019 Thai Election and Its Impact on the Stock Market

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Today’s questions in Ask Ajarn Andrew: What are the main takeaways from the Thai 2019 election? What are the implications of the success of Thailand’s first official pro-military party? Was Future Forward party’s relative success a surprise to you? Without Thai Raksa Chart’s ban, what do you think the outcome would’ve looked like? What is the impact on the stock market?

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Thais Choose Calm over Confrontation, for Now

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The first general election in Thailand since the 2014 coup d’état that installed General Prayut Chan-o-cha as the country’s leader revealed five core themes: First pro-military party, first anti-military party, Thaksin’s influence remains strong, Democrats are dead, and Thais want politicians with a backbone.

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Today’s questions in Ask Ajarn Andrew: How does the stock market affect the currency?

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Today’s questions in Ask Ajarn Andrew: What are the key factors that affect a currency’s value?

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Today’s questions in Ask Ajarn Andrew: What is the Fed funds rate and how would a change in the rate affect the value of assets?

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Today’s questions in Ask Ajarn Andrew: Which market gives a higher return between developed market and emerging market?

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Today’s questions in Ask Ajarn Andrew: What is Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and why is it important?

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Ask Ajarn Andrew #18

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Today’s questions in Ask Ajarn Andrew: What are Developed Markets and Emerging Markets, and what are their characteristics?

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Today’s questions in Ask Ajarn Andrew: How do you estimate the discount rate?

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Today’s questions in Ask Ajarn Andrew: What is inflation and why is it important?

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