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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

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.

As ASEAN growth slumps, PH still bright spot in region – HSBC

Sep 15, 2015 - 10:21 AM

HSBC experts also say that India with its resurgent economy and vastly untapped domestic market is a potential ASEAN growth engine

Balloons carry the ASEAN logo stands next to ASEAN members and dialogue partners flags at the main venue of the Myanmar International Convention Center, ahead of the arrival of leaders for the 25th Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit, Naypyidaw, Myanmar, 11 November 2014. Azhar Rahim/EPA