Concerns remain over rising baht

The Thai central bank was has been urged by the country's military-backed government to cut its key interest rate further to try to stem the rise of the baht, the country's currency, which has reached ten-year highs against the dollar.

Industry minister and deputy prime minister, Kosit Panpiemras, told local reporters that he thought interest rates should be "slashed further". The baht has strengthened in recent months despite frequent interventions in the foreign exchange market by the central

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