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Google boosts racial equity program pledge to $275M

Jun 18, 2020 - 10:28 AM

Google also sets a goal of increasing 'underrepresented' groups in leadership positions by 30% during the coming 5 years

GOOGLE. A sign of Google is seen at Google's stand during the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, on January 21, 2020. Photo by Fabrice Coffrini/AFP


Aboitiz net income plunges 42% in Q1 2020

Apr 30, 2020 - 12:15 PM

UnionBank does the heavy lifting for Aboitiz, as the conglomerate faces headwinds from the coronavirus pandemic


Aboitiz cuts capex by P26 billion as coronavirus freezes economy

Apr 27, 2020 - 6:25 PM

The Aboitiz Group holds off infrastructure projects and embraces digital as the coronavirus pandemic reshapes the global economy


Markets wobble as traders wind down for Christmas

Dec 23, 2019 - 11:49 PM

With very little by way of market-moving events on the horizon, analysts are expecting a quiet week

UnionBank soars, AboitizPower struggles in first 9 months of 2019

Nov 07, 2019 - 3:25 PM

Earnings of Aboitiz Equity Ventures decline by 9% to P15.7 billion from January to September 2019

Equipping San Isidro farmers through agro-enterprise

Nov 05, 2019 - 8:01 PM

Farmers in San Isidro, Davao del Norte, hope for a brighter future for their families as they apply what they've learned from agro-enterprise trainings

FRUITS OF LABOR. Narciso Lara is one of 10 farmers part of the demo farm project of the Peace and Equity Foundation to link enablers across the value chain of San Isidro, Davao del Norte. Photo from PEF

Aboitiz takes a beating in H1 2019

Jul 31, 2019 - 6:10 PM

Conglomerate Aboitiz Equity Ventures reports profits of P9 billion in the 1st half of 2019, 11% lower than the P10.1 billion in the same period in 2018


Japan electronics company Pioneer bought by Hong-Kong fund

Dec 07, 2018 - 5:30 PM

Pioneer, known for its audio equipment as well as car electronics systems, says Baring Private Equity Asia agreed on a 102-billion-yen ($904 million) plan to revive the struggling Tokyo-based company

Aboitiz Equity Ventures net income up by 3% in Q1 2018

May 03, 2018 - 5:45 PM

The net income of the Aboitiz Group's holding firm increases to P4.8 billion for the January to March period, from P4.7 billion in the same quarter a year ago

Landbank offers Philippine Stock Exchange P472M for PDSHC stake

Apr 29, 2018 - 11:35 PM

The state-run bank takes another stab at gaining control of the country's bond trading market

A comparison of Cha-Cha proposals: From federalism to foreign equity

Feb 06, 2018 - 9:10 PM

Here are some of the topics among the proposed changes to the 1987 Constitution

PSEi breaks 9000 barrier for the first time

Jan 26, 2018 - 8:17 PM

The stock exchange ends trading on Friday, January 26 at 9,041.20 up 0.5% from the previous day to close at a record high

PSEI BREAKS 9000. Chart from https://www.facebook.com/PhStockExchange

AboitizPower ready to take over Negros solar power project

Jan 02, 2018 - 6:45 PM

The 59-megawatt peak (MWp) solar photovoltaic power generation project is seen to be one of the largest solar power projects in the Philippines to date

Conglomerates in talks for 'super consortium' to upgrade NAIA

Dec 07, 2017 - 3:50 PM

Andrew Tan's Alliance Global and Lucio Tan's LT Group confirm there are talks with other business groups, though no formal agreements have been reached

AboitizLand to open The Outlets discount mall in Batangas next year

Dec 05, 2017 - 9:40 PM

The Outlets will offer premium brands at reduced prices. Phase 1 is targeted for launch by April 2018.

Sy, Zobel still in, Aboitiz out of Forbes' list of Asia's richest families

Nov 15, 2017 - 2:09 PM

Two prominent Filipino clans are included in the magazine's annual list of the 50 wealthiest business dynasties in the region

BILLION-DOLLAR CLAN. Sy and Zobel de Ayala families are Philippines' two richest clans. Photos from Ayala's and SM Investments's official website

Aboitiz consolidates water utility, infrastructure investments

Aug 03, 2017 - 5:05 PM

This comes after Aboitiz InfraCapital bought an 11 14 stake in Balibago Waterworks System for P275 million

ONE BAG. 'These steps are key for [Aboitiz InfraCapital] to achieve its goal of building franchises across the entire water value chain,' Erramon Aboitiz says. Photo from http://aboitizeyes.aboitiz.com/

FDI net inflows down 61.1% to $874M in April

Jul 10, 2017 - 6:00 PM

The net inflows total 2 4 billion for January to April this year down 32 compared to the 3 6 billion in the same period a year ago

8 Philippine companies among world's largest listed firms

May 25, 2017 - 8:00 PM

SMIC BDO JG Summit Ayala Top Frontier Metrobank Aboitiz and Meralco – with a combined market value of 72 4 billion – make it to Forbes 2017 Global 2000 list

LISTED. 8 Philippine companies were included in the Forbes' list of 2000 largest public companies in 2017.

No merger? Henry Sy firm among top shareholders of RCBC

May 23, 2017 - 12:15 AM

A privately held company of the Sy family owner of China Bank and BDO Unibank has been buying shares of RCBC a Yuchengco led bank

Aboitiz group to pour $300 million into cement business

May 15, 2017 - 6:44 PM

Republic Cement Building Materials Incorporated is riding on the national government s aggressive infrastructure spending of about P8 trillion until 2022

2ND LARGEST PRODUCER. This is Republic Cement's plant in Barrio Bigte, Norzagaray, Bulacan. Image from Republic Cement website

12 ASEAN brands that have gone global

Apr 24, 2017 - 10:00 AM

Some familiar brands in the Southeast Asian region are making their mark around the world

GOING GLOBAL. Take a look at some the regional brands that now have a global presence.

Tycoon and diplomat Alfonso Yuchengco dies

Apr 16, 2017 - 10:35 PM

Yuchengco who also served as Philippine ambassador took the family insurance business and turned it into a financial powerhouse

Roberto Aboitiz dies at 67

Apr 13, 2017 - 5:31 PM

He had served as president of the Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Incorporated since 1986 and co chaired the Metro Cebu Development and Coordinating Board

PASSED AWAY. Roberto Eduardo 'Bobby' M. Aboitiz was 67. Photo from Aboitiz group

AboitizPower explores Myanmar, Indonesia amid PH power oversupply

Mar 15, 2017 - 7:15 PM

With the current situation the Philippines second largest power producer by capacity says local firms can only grow by expanding outside the country or buying out competitors

GROWTH OPPORTUNITIES. AboitizPower is doing feasibility studies in Myanmar and Indonesia for possible hydropower projects. Rappler file photo

Alvarez slams bidding process of 5 PPP regional airport deals

Jan 27, 2017 - 7:26 PM

Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez says the operations and maintenance scheme to be implemented for the 5 airports may unnecessarily tie the government s hands

QUESTIONING THE DOTR. Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez continues criticizing the moves of the Department of Transportation.

World stocks rise as Dow passes 20,000 points

Jan 26, 2017 - 8:25 AM

The surge is the latest sign that investors are brushing aside worries about Trump s bent towards trade protectionism and divisive social policies

A video board shows the Dow Jones closing above 20,000 for the first time at the New York Stock Exchange January 25, 2017 in New York. Bryan R. Smith/AFP

1st PPP rolled out under Duterte: 5 regional airports

Jan 24, 2017 - 2:49 PM

Even if these regional airport PPP deals were unbundled they continue to lure big investors

1ST PPP CALL. These 5 airport PPP deals – cumulatively worth some P108.9 billion – were previously rolled out under the administration of former president Benigno Aquino III. Rappler file photo

A Brown, MTD Philippines team up for new PNR East-West Rail proposal

Nov 13, 2016 - 10:35 PM

Systra Philippines – a member of France based rail expert Systra Group – is providing technical assistance for A Brown s consortium

LRT-MRT CONNECTION. The East-West Rail Project was prepared by East-West Rail Transit Corporation, a group formed by A Brown and Private Equity Investment and Development Corporation. Photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

Foreign direct investments in PH up 7% in July

Oct 10, 2016 - 7:30 PM

Total FDI net inflows for the first 7 months of the year reach 4 7 billion according to the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas

8 promising green energy startups share in P1M funding

Aug 14, 2016 - 11:25 AM

The startups were singled out by a fellowship that aims to boost clean energy innovation and will compete against each other to win an additional P1 5 million

Foreign direct investments hit $2.2B in April

Jul 11, 2016 - 7:00 PM

April s result means that FDI inflows have hit a combined 3 5 billion for the first 4 months of the year says the BSP

DOE chief Cusi: Arroyo, Aboitiz have nothing to do with my post

Jul 04, 2016 - 5:10 PM

Cusi says his capabilities as new DOE chief are not defined by his friendship with the Arroyos and his former post at Aboitiz Shipping

COMPETITORS. 'Let us put it this way: They are my competitors. I have been out of Aboitiz since 1990. I have been on my own business since 1991,' New DOE chief Alfonso Cusi says. Photo by Chrisee Dela Paz/Rappler

HSBC urges investors to buy PH stocks post-Brexit vote

Jun 27, 2016 - 7:50 PM

The Philippines is quite good The impact of Brexit in the Philippines is not very big says HSBC s Herald van der Linde

MINIMAL IMPACT. The HSBC investment experts still see the Philippine stock market as a good place to invest even after Brexit victory. Photo by Chrisee Dela Paz/Rappler

LinkedIn mega-deal puts new focus on social media

Jun 15, 2016 - 7:25 PM

Could Twitter be the next major acquisition target?

epa05361794 The logo of Microsoft windows and Professional social networking service LinkedIn is pictured in Taipei, Taiwan, 13 June 2016. According to reports, Microsoft is going to buy LinkedIn for 26.2 billion US dollars in cash. EPA/RITCHIE B. TONGO

Philippine stocks highest in 9 months after 'peaceful' elections

May 11, 2016 - 10:25 PM

Investors cheer as presumptive president Rodrigo Duterte bares more details of his pro business economic plans and possible Cabinet members

NO QUALMS. Philippine stocks close at nine-month high, with investors optimistic about Rodrigo Duterte's economic policies. Photo of ballots by Noel Celis/Agence France-Presse

PH foreign direct investments hit $936M in Jan-Feb 2016

May 11, 2016 - 12:35 AM

Net FDI inflows in the first two months of 2016 double from a year ago although a slowdown is recorded in February

MPIC to rival Ayala for North-South Railway deal

Apr 11, 2016 - 2:46 PM

MPIC will compete head to head with the Ayala Aboitiz partnership for the most expensive public private partnership to date: a 3 78 B railway

RIVALS. Ayala and Metro Pacific will be rivals in the bidding for the most expensive PPP project so far

SEC rejects PSE's request for exemption over PDS merger

Mar 29, 2016 - 9:00 PM

The decision leaves the planned merger between the local equities market and the local bond market in limbo

Failed bidding: No takers for Laguna Lakeshore Expressway Dike

Mar 28, 2016 - 4:25 PM

3rd UPDATE Team Trident San Miguel and Malaysia s Alloy MTD do not submit offers for the country s most complicated public private partnership deal to date

NO TAKERS. The Laguna Lakeshore Expressway Dike deal is the 'most complicated' public-private partnership (PPP) project to date. Image from DPWH website

Money to burn? China firms seek new investors

Mar 21, 2016 - 4:30 PM

Small and medium sized enterprises in China are turning to the NEEQ a little known stock market with surging growth

To go with China economy market stock regulation,FOCUS This photo taken on January 13, 2016 in Shantou shows bundles of printing 'spirit money' in a show room of the factory. The Guangdong Yixiang Folk Culture Co. has a licence to print money -- thousands of lookalike US dollars roll off its clattering presses every minute, intended as burnt offerings for the heavenly bank accounts of Chinese ancestors. But in the earthly realm, small- and medium-sized companies like this have a devil of a time getting a loan from China's big state-owned banks, which prefer to lend to large, often state-owned, firms. AFP PHOTO / JOHANNES EISELE / AFP / JOHANNES EISELE

Global equities volatility hits Philippine stock market

Feb 27, 2016 - 12:05 PM

The Philippine stock market is not spared from the backlash of China’s economic slowdown and the US Federal Reserve’s decision to gradually raise interest rates

TAKE A HIT. 2015 was a challenging year not only for the Philippine stock market but to the global equities market in general. Philippine Stock Exchange file photo

How falling oil prices could be good for PH

Jan 25, 2016 - 10:00 AM

Filipinos stand to benefit from cheaper gas and less inflation but global markets are expected to stay volatile

OIL BOOST. While oil-producing nations and global markets are suffering, economists think that the Philippines' consumption-led economy will get a boost from low oil prices this year as consumers benefit from cheaper utilities and lower inflation.

A long, winding road for better Metro Manila transport

Jan 09, 2016 - 1:30 PM

Several infrastructure deals that are seen to solve the nightmarish Metro Manila traffic are still hounded by delays

LONG, WINDING ROAD. Most projects that are supposed to solve the horrendous Metro Manila traffic have snagged delays by policy U-turns and legal roadblocks. Graphics by Alyssa Arizabal/Rappler

Your 2016 investment guide

Jan 06, 2016 - 10:53 AM

2016 holds a promise of another growth year despite the known risks

A rough 2015 for PH stocks

Dec 22, 2015 - 8:30 AM

Since we do not know how low the market can go it would be better to wait until we see a floor come out

BEARISH MARKET. As we bring 2015 to a close, and if you see your stocks in the red, try to assess and study which areas in your stock selection and timing would need changes.

PH storms a reminder of need for climate justice, aid – UN envoy

Dec 20, 2015 - 2:52 PM

Ireland s former President Mary Robinson advocates to put justice and equity at the heart of climate response

Foreign direct investments surge 123.4% in Sept

Dec 11, 2015 - 3:31 PM

But despite hitting a record high of 1 5B for that month it is still down 5 5 in 9 months this year

SURGE. BSP Governor Amando Tetangco Jr. says foreign direct investments surge in September on the back of the country’s sustained gross domestic product growth, benign inflation environment, healthy foreign exchange reserves, and stable foreign exchange rate. File photo by Agence France-Presse

More IPOs before 2015 ends – PSE

Nov 26, 2015 - 2:16 PM

It has been a year of highs and lows for the local bourse which started the year in record breaking fashion before global instability pulled the index back

The wRap Indonesia: Indonesia to join TPP, US warships near China

Oct 28, 2015 - 6:00 AM

Other stories include orangutans endangered by the haze and the dipping of equities as Asia awaits central bank meetings

Presiden Amerika Barack Obama menemui Presiden Joko Widodo di Ruang Oval Gedung Putih di Washington DC, Amerika Serikat, 26 October 2015 waktu setempat. FotoL EPA/Martin H. Simon