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Investors growing more restless as Thailand's corporate cash stash swells

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"If there are no good opportunities, then cash should be returned to shareholders. Holding on to too much cash is risky." - Piyasvasti Amranand (above), chairman of PTT Group

Bangkok

THAI companies have accumulated a record US$34 billion in cash, prompting some investors to demand companies from oil producers to food suppliers consider deals to put the money to work - or hand it back to shareholders.

Some of Thailand's biggest corporate names, including

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