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Banking And Finance

Business, investment opportuni

October 16, 2017
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Philippine economic officials held a briefing in New York city last week before a wide range of US-based portfolio and direct investors to showcase rising business and investment opportunities in Asia’s next economic powerhouse. 

Hot money yield net inflows in

October 16, 2017
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Registered foreign portfolio investments for the month of September reached $1.30 billion, higher by 38.5 percent and 1.8 percent than the $936 million and $1.27 billion recorded in August 2017 and September last year, respectively. 

8 foreign lenders wants to op

October 16, 2017
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Eight foreign banks have applied to open offices in the Philippines, adding to 10 that have received approval since one of Asia’s fastest-growing economies changed banking laws three years ago, a central bank official said on Friday.

Security Bank obtains approva

October 16, 2017
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As disclosed to the PSE last week, Security Bank Corporation confirms that it has obtained the approval of the Monetary Board of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas to issue Long Term Negotiable Certificates of Time Deposit for a total issue size of up to P20 billion.

Growth gathering momentum, bu

October 16, 2017
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LONDON- The euro zone economy may be building up an impressive head of steam that shows no signs of cooling, but what policymakers at the European Central Bank really want - higher inflation - is still largely absent.

AS BUBBLES INFLATE: Global CBs

October 16, 2017
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TORONTO- Global central banks, which fret about high asset prices, could take a page from the Bank of Canada which is helping cool an overheated housing market by raising interest rates even as inflation undershoots its 2 percent target.

ECB still believes in eventual

October 16, 2017
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WASHINGTON- Wages and inflation in the 19-country euro zone will eventually rise but more slowly than earlier thought, requiring continued patience from policymakers, European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said on Saturday.

Message from the IMF bridge

October 09, 2017
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LONDON- When Christine Lagarde, the International Monetary Fund’s no-nonsense boss, spoke to Harvard University this past week, she had some good news: nearly 75 percent of the world is experiencing an economic upswing.

BANKING INDUSTRY UPDATES

October 09, 2017
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BSP: Don’t deface notes

Downplaying job losses, Fed o

October 09, 2017
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Three of the policymakers suggested they would be open-minded about the economic data, and especially inflation readings, for the next several months due to temporary factors weighing on prices and also the hurricanes that struck the United States over the last 40 days.

 

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Column of the Day

Santa Claus isn’t coming

By DAHLI ASPILLERA | December 15,2017
‘Kids, sorry to say that Santa Claus is not coming this year. Things are falling apart in the North Pole.’

Opinion of the Day

Duterte doesn’t rule out nationwide martial law

By ELLEN TORDESILLAS | December 15, 2017
‘Duterte does not even bother to allay these concerns.’