By Miguel R. Camus
Lopez-led media holding firm ABS-CBN Corp. claimed the lead in nationwide ratings for the month of August while its closest competitor, GMA Network Inc., claimed a lead in Urban Luzon and Mega Manila, statements citing different research companies showed.
By Francis Lim
In this column published on Nov. 13, 2013, I talked about the 30-notch quantum leap in the overall rating of the Philippines in the 2014 Doing Business Report.
By Henry Ong
Q: The stock market went up last week because of the credit rating upgrade by S&P for the Philippines. I am curious about how this credit rating will exactly affect our economy and the stock market in general. Can you explain?—Marjeline Lao by e-mail
By Paolo G. Montecillo
Other major credit-rating firms are expected to follow in Standard & Poor’s (S&P) footsteps and grant upgrades for the Philippines, which has shown its ability to implement and sustain tough reforms.
In May last year, the Philippines obtained an investment grade from international credit rating agency Standard & Poor’s, just less than two months after getting its first investment grade from Fitch Ratings.