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JG Summit’s retail bonds seen to raise P30B

Lance Gokongwei, president of JG Summit. AFP FILE PHOTO

Gokongwei-led conglomerate JG Summit Holdings Inc. is raising as much as P30 billion from the issuance of retail bonds to partly fund its investment in Manila Electric Co.

Posted: November 28th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Double or knotting


As it turns out, none other than the Court of Appeals, the CA itself, now stands in the way of this troubled financial company from getting back its own money amounting to some P270 million.

Posted: October 10th, 2013 in Columnists,Inquirer Columns | Read More »

DOJ orders criminal raps vs bank exec

Justice Secretery Leila de Lima. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Department of Justice (DOJ) has ordered the filing of criminal charges against an official of the Standard Chartered Bank Philippines for allegedly making false assertions before the court by deliberately withholding information that the bank had gotten collateral for its loan to a local firm.

Posted: October 5th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Court orders bank to return P233M in loan payments

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A Makati court has ordered an international commercial bank to return P233.6 million in loan payments made by a Philippine investment firm after it found that the payments had been covered by a global settlement by their parent companies.

Posted: September 18th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Full court oppressed


From out of nowhere, the Department of Justice recently stepped into a legal fight between two financial institutions. Here is the thing: The DOJ did not even bother to specify the reason for its intrusion.

Posted: July 25th, 2013 in Columnists,Featured Columns | Read More »

Law firm questions DOJ flip-flopping in bank case

Justice Secretery Leila de Lima. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

A law firm has questioned a series of conflicting orders issued by the Department of Justice (DOJ) on a multimillion-peso criminal case involving Standard Chartered Bank (SCB) officials.

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

Bank says PH needs more investment-friendly policies


Standard Chartered Bank said the Philippines had to implement more policies that would make it easier for firms to invest in infrastructure and other big-ticket projects.

Posted: May 8th, 2012 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

Asean integration excites StanChart


Standard Chartered is excited about the integration of Southeast Asian economies by 2015, believing this will not only help accelerate growth of member-countries but also boost profits of banks doing business in the region.

Posted: May 5th, 2012 in Headlines | Read More »

SMDC to raise P4B from sale of debt papers


Fast-growing residential property developer SM Development Corp. is raising P4 billion for fresh expansion plans from the sale of debt papers to selected institutional investors.

Posted: March 22nd, 2012 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Standard Chartered Bank intensifies campaign against HIV, AIDS


Standard Chartered Bank is committed to contributing to the global fight against HIV and AIDS. With no cure and effective vaccine yet at hand, Standard Chartered believes that education is the key to prevention. Living with HIV is the bank’s global education program on HIV and AIDS, which aims to reduce the number of new [...]

Posted: August 23rd, 2011 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

How have we given you Priority?


The unveiling of Standard Chartered Bank’s revitalized Priority Banking was inspired by its growing number of satisfied customers. They have only glowing words for the level of service of the bank’s global program as well as its relationship managers and bank officers. Standard Chartered’s Priority Banking has continued to provide a total banking relationship for [...]

Posted: August 13th, 2011 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Standard Chartered Bank: Here for good

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The pages of history are replete with stories big and small that have contributed to the making of the nation. Such a story may be gleaned from the archives, where one can trace the beginnings of Standard Chartered Bank in the Philippines to the year 1872.

Posted: July 5th, 2011 in Latest Business Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »



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