Siam Commercial Bank rides out political instability

Ellen Ryan
Ellen Ryan, SCB

It has been a difficult year for Thailand. Anti-government protests erupted across the country in November 2013, triggering six months of political instability that was only brought to an end when the Thai armed forces staged a coup and installed a military junta.

Yet, despite this volatile environment and a weak import-export market, Siam Commercial Bank (SCB) has continued to meet customer demands for more sophisticated investment products. The bank went on high alert as soon as political unre