THAILAND PRESS-SEC says it can cope with SET plunge - The Nation
The Securities and Exchange Commission is assessing the financial health of brokerage houses and asset-management companies ahead of next week's planned "Bangkok shutdown", while insisting it will be able to handle the situation even if the stock market suffers sharp drops for five consecutive days.
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DAVOS, Switzerland - Central banks have done their best to rescue the world economy by printing money and politicians must now act fast to enact structural reforms and pro-investment policies to boost growth, central bankers said on Saturday.