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Banking And Finance

Investment bank exec eyes vis

April 10, 2017
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MACTAN ISLAND -- The on-going economic integration in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is forecast to be widely felt in the Philippines by 2020 as more foreign businesses become more visible in the country.

AFTER BREXIT: Carney calls for

April 10, 2017
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Recognizing the risk of future barriers, Carney said banks had to be ready for a “hard” Brexit and set a July 14 deadline for all cross-border finance firms operating in Britain to tell the BoE how they would cope with an abrupt EU exit.

LONDON OR PARIS?: Choice prove

April 10, 2017
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LONDON - Forget fine wine, haute cuisine and art ... the big question from London’s bankers for a French delegation trying to lure them to Paris was, how much tax will I pay?

Firms float trendy trackers in

April 10, 2017
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LONDON - Brisk growth in exchange-traded funds (ETF) in Europe is spurring providers to seek out a new generation of retail investors - by tapping into the lifestyles they espouse with niche products covering everything from fintech to robotics.

Strong growth sustains demand

by JIMMY CALAPATI on April 03, 2017
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Guinigundo said as the economy continues to grow, demand for commercial space will be sustained and there is a strong domestic demand in the Philippines for both residential and commercial properties.

14th Citi Microentrepreneurshi

April 03, 2017
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Awardees of the 14th Citi Microentrepreneurship Awards (CMA) for 2016 were recently feted in their hometowns, as program hosts Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), Citi Philippines and Microfinance Council of the Philippines (MCPI) campaigned to celebrate their pioneering work through community town halls.

Lending up 18.1%

April 03, 2017
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Outstanding loans of commercial banks, net of reverse repurchase (RRP) placements with the BSP, grew by 18.1 in February from 17.9 percent in January 2017.  

Liquidity at P9.4T

April 03, 2017
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Preliminary data show that domestic liquidity (M3) grew by 12.6 percent year-on-year to ₱9.4 trillion in February 2017, slightly faster than the 12.3-percent expansion in the previous month. 
 

Consumers remain optimistic;

March 27, 2017
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Consumer outlook was broadly steady for first quarter of this year, with the overall confidence index (CI) decreasing slightly to  8.7 percent from 9.2 percent for the previous quarter. 

Current account remains in sur

March 20, 2017
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For the 14th consecutive year, the country’s current account recorded a surplus, bringing the balance of payments position for full year 2016 to a deficit of $420 million, a reversal of the $2.6 billion surplus registered in 2015.

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Column of the Day

The hidden danger in Marawi

By JOSE BAYANI BAYLON | June 23,2017
‘What was supposed to be a simple police action has turned out to be the most serious military operation to date in the Duterte administration.’

Opinion of the Day

Metabolism: Why dieting fails

By DAHLI ASPILLERA | June 23, 2017
‘My doctor said that both hands lifting a gallon-size pail up to shoulder height daily can help my body’s fat-burning ability.’