Stock Exchange of Thailand  

Tel : 66.2 229 2000 #2354, 2140-2

Fax : 66.2 654 5400



Chairman : Mr.  Sathit Limpongpan 

President : Ms. Kesara Manchusree


Types of Securities Traded

Name of Trading Systems

(cash and derivatives)

Trading Hours

-           Common Stocks

-           Preferred Stocks

-           Warrants

-           Unit Trusts

-           Non-Voting Depository Receipt

-           Derivative Warrants

-           Exchange-Traded Fund (ETFs)

-           Corporate Bond

-           Government Bond

-           Bond-related Fund

-           Derivatives

·         SET50 Index Futures

·         SET 50 Index Options

·         Stock Futures

·         Gold Futures

·         Silver Futures

·         Oil Futures

·         Interest Rate Futures

.         USD Futures

.         Sector Index Futures

-           Equities and Bond (retails market): "SET CONNECT"


-           Bond (wholesale market): Fixed Income and Related Securities Trading System (Firsts)


-           Derivatives: Screen-based (OMX)

Equities and Bonds (Mon.-Fri.)

-           Morning session: 10:00-12:30

-           Afternoon session: 14:30-16:30






-           Morning session:

-            Afternoon session: 14:30-16:55

-           Night session*:
19.30 – 22.30


*Currently only gold futures, silver futures and oil futures are allowed to trade during night session


Supervisory Body

Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC)


Name of Clearing & Settlement Organization

Thailand Clearing House (TCH) acts as a clearinghouse for all securities and derivatives

Settlement Cycle

- T+3 for equities
- T+2 for bonds
- T+1 for derivatives

Name of Central Securities Depository

Thailand Securities Depository Co. Ltd. (TSD) acts as the central securities depository and the registrar for stocks and bonds

Commissions on Transactions levied by Exchange

A. Fees collected from member company by Exchange

1) Admission Membership fee*
- THB 10 m plus 0.025% of monthly securities trading value  throughout the period of 3 years, provided that the total amount shall not be less than THB 50 m
2) Trading Fee
- THB 50,000 plus 0.005% of monthly securities trading value

B. Commission fees collected from buyers/sellers by member company*

Fully negotiable (rates effective from January 1, 2012)

* the rates are specified by the SET and exclude clearing, settlement, and depository

Taxes on Dividends, Interests

Capital gains :
Tax-free for individual investors, but 15% witholding tax for foreign juristic investors *
Dividends :
10 % witholding tax

Income (capital gain and interest income from investment in debentures and bonds) :

15 % witholding tax

Note: *Foreign juristic investors are defined as institutions established under foreign law and which do not operate in Thailand

For more information, please visit the following link:

2013 Share ownership thresholds (%)

According to the Securities and Exchange Act B.E. 2535 regarding Acqusition of Securities for Business Take-overs,

- the acquisition or disposal of the securitites for any multiple of 5% of total number of securities sold must be notified the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) within the next business day each time of the acquisition or disposal of the securities; OR
- the acquisition in business up to 25% or more of the total  number of securities sold requires the tender offer for the purshase of securities.

Short selling (Yes / No)


Short selling conditions (if any)

Currently, the short sale is allowed for one hundred securities included to the calculation of SET 100 Index.

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