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Philippines tops regional sentiment

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The Makati central business district. Optimism on the prospects of the Philippine economy is at its highest level in recent history, thus giving the country arguably the best investment climate in Asia, according to a study made recently by London-based Economist Corporate Network.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Optimism on the prospects of the Philippine economy is at its highest level in recent history, thus giving the country arguably the best investment climate in Asia, according to a study made recently by London-based Economist Corporate Network.

Posted: March 7th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

PH firms more optimistic as holidays draw near

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Local businesses expect to book higher sales and expand their operations in the fourth quarter of the year, in time for the holiday season in December and the harvest season at the end of the year. Results of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) fourth quarter Business Expectations Survey (BES) showed optimism among businessmen reached a near record high for the fourth quarter of the year.

Posted: November 23rd, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

PH firms show high degree of optimism

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A pedestrian walks past an advertisement for a shopping mall under construction in Manila on Jan. 31, 2013. Corporate Philippines is riding on a “sky-high” confidence level this year, topping business sentiment elsewhere in Southeast Asia on the back of good local economic prospects, British bank Standard Chartered said.  AFP PHOTO/TED ALJIBE

Corporate Philippines is riding on a “sky-high” confidence level this year, topping business sentiment elsewhere in Southeast Asia on the back of good local economic prospects, British bank Standard Chartered said.

Posted: February 7th, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

PH consumers most optimistic in region

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Filipino shoppers are seen at the Carriedo market in Manila on May 31, 2012. Filipinos were the most optimistic consumers in Southeast Asia and the second most optimistic in the world, according to an international polling firm.  AFP PHOTO/NOEL CELIS

Filipinos were the most optimistic consumers in Southeast Asia and the second most optimistic in the world, defying a broad global decline in confidence during the fourth quarter of 2012, according to an international polling firm.

Posted: February 5th, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

PH business leaders more optimistic in Q2– survey

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Grant Thornton

Filipino business leaders turned more upbeat in the second quarter and even ranked second highest globally in having the proportion of optimists among their peers, based on the latest quarterly survey of Grant Thornton International Business Report.

Posted: July 16th, 2012 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

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