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Banking And Finance

ECB seen reducing QE in Oct;

September 04, 2017
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BENGALURU- The European Central Bank is likely to announce a reduction of its monthly asset purchases in October, according to a majority of economists in a Reuters poll, who also said they expect the central bank to shut down the program by the end of next year.

Slowdown-hit India counts cost

September 04, 2017
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NEW DELHI- India’s stronger currency has become a threat for its growth aspirations, piling pressure on the central bank to aggressively intervene in the foreign exchange market even at the risk of incurring the wrath of the United States.

Draghi takes the spotlight

September 04, 2017
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FRANKFURT- The spotlight shines on Mario Draghi once again.

Business confidence moderates

August 28, 2017
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Business sentiment across sectors was less upbeat except for the industry sector particularly in the manufacturing sub-sector, whose views were more favorable for the current quarter.  Firms’ sentiment across sectors was more buoyant for the fourth quarter.

AXA launches new insurance pr

August 28, 2017
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Today’s young professionals are ambitious and often on-the-go. They work hard and at the same time want to pursue their own passions. As they focus on their careers, they want to maintain a work-life balance, and ensure that they are also preparing for their ultimate ambitions.

CHANGES SHOULD BE ‘MODEST’: Ye

August 28, 2017
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JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. - Reforms put in place after the 2007 to 2009 crisis have strengthened the financial system without impeding economic growth and any changes to these rules should remain modest, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Friday in her fullest defense yet of the regulations enacted after the Great Recession.

Draghi urges patience on ECB’

August 28, 2017
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JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. - The European Central Bank’s ultra-easy monetary policy is working and the euro zone’s economic recovery has taken hold even if more time is needed to lift inflation to the bank’s 2 percent target, ECB President Mario Draghi said on Friday.

How Bank of Japan can keep the

August 28, 2017
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TOKYO- Central bankers converging in Jackson Hole, Wyoming have a mystery to solve: the disappearance of inflation. 

StanChart hosts first PH inves

August 21, 2017
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Global banking giant Standard Chartered Bank hosted the Duterte administration’s first international roadshow held Tuesday at Mandarin Oriental in Singapore.

Landbank net up 8 percent

August 21, 2017
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LANDBANK posted positive growth for the first half of 2017 with a net income of P7.43 billion, which exceeded the Bank’s mid-year target of P6.88 billion by 8 percent.

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Column of the Day

Laguna de Bae and its knifefish

By DAHLI ASPILLERA | October 20,2017
‘Bureau of Fisheries & Aquatic Resources--BFAR (Kawanihan ng mga Pangisdaan at mga Yamang-Tubig) is the agency under the Department of Agriculture responsible for the development, improvement, management and conservation of our fisheries and aquatic resources.’

Opinion of the Day

Duterte’s fixations

By ELLEN TORDESILLAS | October 20, 2017
‘To generalize OFW families as dysfunctional is to malign the hardworking Filipinos whom we pay tribute to as our modern day heroes.’