The SEC is developing a strong Thai capital market that will serve all stakeholders' needs. Based on good corporate governance practices, this market will be an important source of corporate financing and investment for both the private sector and investors.
Thailand mutual fund industry ranked the third of the world
On May 17, 2013, the SEC announced the accomplishment of Thailand’s asset management industry receiving the overall grade of B, ranking the third in the Morningstar’s Global Fund Investor Experience Study 2013 which measured the experiences of mutual fund investors in 24 countries. The study showed that Thailand’s asset management industry has maintained high standards in the area of regulation and taxation, as well as made better improvement in the area of sales and media. Secretary-General Vorapol Socatiyanurak, Chairman of Association of Investment Management Companies (AIMC) Somjin Sornpaisal, and Managing Director of Morningstar Research (Thailand) Peet Yongvanich joined in a press conference at the SEC office.
The SEC executives team led by Secretary-General Vorapol Socatiyanurak welcomed Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Kittiratt Na Ranong and top executives in the capital market industry at SEC booth. The booth is presented under the theme “SEC Open house” to promote financial planning and the SEC’s roles among the public in Money Expo Bangkok 2013 at Challenger 1-2, IMPACT Arena, Exhibition and Convention Center, Muang Thong Thani.