Tarisa says BoT created 'uncertainty'

The Bank of Thailand deliberately created "uncertainty" in the foreign exchange market to drive out speculators from Japan and the U.S. when it imposed curbs on investment, governor Tarisa Watanagase told Bloomberg in an interview Monday 15 January.

``It was important and necessary for us to put a brake on the sentiment, to create some uncertainty,'' Tarisa said in an interview in Bangkok Monday.

The Bank of Thailand triggered a slump in Thai stocks, bonds and the currency when it imposed penal