FILE PHOTO: Bank of Thailand Governor Sethaput Suthiwartnarueput speaks during his first briefing on the economy and monetary policy after taking office in Bangkok, Thailand October 20, 2020. REUTERS/Chalinee Thirasupa/File Photo

13 Sep 2021 03:54PM
(Updated: 13 Sep 2021 03:51PM)

BANGKOK : Thailand’s financial system is stable and there are no big issues for its baht currency, the country’s central bank said on Monday.

Digital banking will help address a problem of access to credit for smaller businesses, Bank of Thailand Governor Sethaput Suthiwartnarueput told a business seminar.

However, the BOT still does not support crypto currency for payments, he added.

(Reporting by Orathai Sriring, Kitiphong Thaichareon and Satawasin Staporncharnchai; Editing by Martin Petty)

Source: Reuters

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