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PH stock index to rise to 6,500 in 2014— Sun Life of Canada

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Global insurance giant Sun Life of Canada sees emerging markets remaining out of flavor this year but the Philippines, backed by much stronger economic fundamentals, is seen in a good position to withstand global financial market volatility.

Posted: January 29th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

BSP to ensure financial market stability

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The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) is ready to deploy tools that will ensure the stability of local financial markets once the United States’ easy money policies come to their inevitable end in the coming months.

Posted: December 19th, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

PH seen weathering turmoil

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The Philippines is expected to withstand the ill effects of the latest volatility in financial markets and remains poised to meet, if not surpass, its economic growth target for this year.

Posted: August 27th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

Solid figures from China, Europe shore up markets

Investors chat in front of the stock price monitor at a private securities company in Shanghai, China, Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013. Asian stock markets were choppy Wednesday as traders waited for hints from the U.S central bank about when it will begin to reduce its massive stimulus effort. AP

Solid economic figures out of China and Europe helped lift the mood in financial markets Thursday in a week when investors have been largely fretting over when the U.S. Federal Reserve will start to reduce its monetary stimulus.

Posted: August 22nd, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Businessmen brace for impact of ‘Maring’ on economy

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The Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) is hopeful that the impact of storm Maring on local firms will not be as damaging, even if Metro Manila, shut down for business over the past two days.

Posted: August 21st, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

PH markets bracing for rough ride ahead

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Local financial markets are bracing for a very rough ride when trading resumes Thursday after a three-day break that forced them out of the action while other Asian emerging markets wrestled against capital flight arising from anticipated tapering of US easy money policy.

Posted: August 21st, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

PH Financial markets shut down for second day

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MANILA, Philippines–Philippine financial markets were suspended for the second straight session on Tuesday as incessant rains continued to flood many parts of the National Capital Region and Luzon. The Philippine Stock Exchange had initially issued an advisory at 5:40 a.m. that trading would resume but this was recalled by 7:40 a.m. after the government suspended work, thereby halting clearing and settlement [...]

Posted: August 20th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

BSP ready with tools to keep financial markets stable

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The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) is ready to step in to mitigate the effects of any sudden outflow of foreign capital that may have adverse effects on the economy.

Posted: June 6th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

Financial markets closed for Araw ng Kagitingan

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MANILA, Philippines–Philippine financial markets are closed Tuesday for Araw ng Kagitingan, a public holiday. Trading resumes Wednesday.

Posted: April 9th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Asian markets closed for holiday

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Financial markets in the Philippines, Australia, India, Singapore, Indonesia, Hong Kong and New Zealand are closed on Friday for public holidays.

Posted: March 29th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Q&A: Currency the latest threat to global economy

Men walk past an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo. Shares were mostly higher in Asia early Wednesday, Feb 6., tracking gains in the U.S. and Europe, as the Japanese yen pushed sharply higher. The Nikkei 225 stock index gained 3 percent, or 329.98, to 11,376.90 as exporters shares soared on expectations of stronger sales thanks to the yen's gains against other major currencies. AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi

The world economy faces a new threat. Instead of a banking collapse or too much debt, fears are growing that countries are using their currencies as an economic weapon.

Posted: February 16th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

As returns on PH markets rise, so do risks

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AS HEAD of one of the largest retail-based brokerage firms in the country, Conrado Bate is often found extolling the virtues of investing in the Philippine Stock Exchange.   Nowadays, however, Bate—who heads COL Financial Group and its popular online trading platform CitisecOnline.com—is more cautious, saying that the hoped-for returns of some investors in the [...]

Posted: December 26th, 2012 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

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