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Reuters ahead with key Bank of Thailand news

Reuters was 2 seconds ahead with the Bank of Thailand’s surprise decision on Nov. 6 to cut its key interest rate to match the record low of 2009. Reuters was also 1 second ahead with the subsequent Dec. 18 decision, which kept rates unchanged.

Market reaction:

The surprise Nov. 6 move spurred a rise in the dollar to 30.40 baht from 30.24.