"Properly manage" baht says Thai finance minister

Thailand's finance minister directed the central bank to "properly manage" the baht, as the currency hit a ten-year high against the dollar.

"I have instructed the central bank to properly manage the baht's rise, following huge capital inflow to Thailand, especially through stock investments," Finance Minister Chalongphob Sussangkarn told journalists on 10 July, Forbes reports.

The sharp rise in the baht is unlikely to affect economic performance, he said, but added: "I don't want to see the

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