Headlines summary as of 24 March 2021

News Updates related to COVID-19: Newly confirmed case(s) Total Cases Provinces with confirmed cases Discharged from hospital From 15 Dec, totally confirmed cases 69 28,346 66 26,873 (at 94.80%) 24,109 Local transmission From abroad Being hospitalised/ in field-hospital/ quarantined Confirmed cases in Bangkok Death toll Accumulated cases from active case finding 61 [44 (get tested […]

Inflation is a longshot

The value of US 20 year treasuries has fallen by over 11% this year …Should we all be buying treasury bonds? Inflation tends to lead to interest rates moving higher and invariably the prices of US treasury bonds move inversely to yields (i.e. when rates increase, or are expected to increase, bond prices fall).This expectation […]