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Duterte makes 2nd week of November 'Investor Protection Week'

Nov 20, 2019 - 8:36 PM

Proclamation No. 846 tasks the Securities and Exchange Commission to lead the observation and celebration of the 'investor protection week' every year

Hanjin crisis threatens banks' credit ratings – Moody's

Jan 15, 2019 - 5:15 PM

(UPDATED) Debt watcher Moody's says the loan exposure of 5 Philippine banks is a credit negative and will drive credit costs higher

Bataan investors defend need for incentives

Aug 16, 2018 - 7:40 PM

The investors raise concerns in a meeting with House officials and the Department of Finance to tackle the tax reforms under the Trabaho bill

Photo courtesy of Speaker Arroyo's office

Dominguez warns unclear federalism proposal would scare investors

Aug 15, 2018 - 5:05 PM

Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III says foreigners 'will not invest' if the rules under federalism are not clear

CLARITY. Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez says the fiscal provisions under federalism must be clear. Photo by DARREN LANGIT

Moody's: Federalism, 'contentious' policies worry investors

Jul 21, 2018 - 2:18 PM

Moody's Investors Service says the country's 'relatively weak rule of law' and the possible shift to federalism could drag down the economy

Duterte's 'crass leadership' putting off investors – Capital Economics

Jun 26, 2018 - 7:55 PM

'A string of inflammatory comments and policy changes by [President Rodrigo] Duterte have raised concerns in the minds of investors,' says London-based research consultancy firm Capital Economics

Potential investors looking for 'stable legal system' in PH

May 23, 2018 - 2:00 PM

While investors are not seen to pull out their investments in the near future, risk consultant Bob Herrera-Lim says the current political atmosphere may affect the decisions of those eyeing long-term business in the Philippines

PAL’s talks with 'strategic' investor moving forward

Apr 12, 2018 - 9:44 PM

‘They are strategic investors, so they can be part of the board, they can help us develop certain markets,’ says PAL president Jaime Bautista

Rappler Talk: Francis Lim on how SEC violated own rules in Rappler case

Jan 28, 2018 - 6:42 PM

Rappler's lawyer also explains why he took the case and what surprised him most about the decision

Allianz PNB Life Insurance partners with HSBC for distribution

Jul 05, 2017 - 9:35 PM

The first product of the tie up is a single pay investment linked life insurance plan that gives access to the Allianz Global Investors Fund

Moody's keeps Philippine GDP target despite Marawi crisis

Jun 01, 2017 - 5:50 PM

A senior credit officer at Moody s says the firm expects the economic impact of the Marawi crisis to be minimal and short lived

CONTAINED. Moody's explains the fighting has thus far has been contained to Marawi, located in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM), which itself accounts for only 0.7% of GDP. File photo

PH ends 2016 with foreign direct investments up 40.7%

Mar 12, 2017 - 8:15 PM

Foreign direct investments total 7 9 billion outstripping the central bank s own forecast of 6 7 billion

PCC to gov't: Make it easier for foreigners to do PH construction projects

Feb 23, 2017 - 7:20 PM

Foreign construction firms are restricted to special licenses hampering their participation in the market and limiting the potential of the construction sector says the Philippine Competition Commission

Asian millennials face cash shortage at retirement – Manulife

Feb 22, 2017 - 9:57 PM

The average millennial expects to accumulate only one third of what is typically required for retirement according to the latest Manulife Investor Sentiment Index

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Feb 20, 2017 - 11:32 AM

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News Briefs: February 10, 2017

Feb 10, 2017 - 12:12 PM

Stories from across the Philippines on Friday February 10

50% drop in Korean tourists, investors in Central Luzon

Feb 04, 2017 - 2:30 PM

The recent crimes committed against Koreans in the region have made investors nervous says the head of the Korean Community Association in Central Luzon

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5 mega proyek hasil investasi China di Indonesia

Jan 19, 2017 - 10:56 AM

China menjadi investor ketiga terbesar di Indonesia

FDI inflows hit $6.2B in first 10 months of 2016

Jan 10, 2017 - 8:25 PM

This is despite inflows of foreign investments for October 2016 slowing to 342 million compared to the 399 million seen in October 2015

PSE eyes raising IPO allocation cap for small investors

Dec 21, 2016 - 8:30 AM

The Philippine Stock Exchange proposes increasing the maximum amount of investment under its LSI program from P25 000 to P100 000 as IPOs are becoming larger

German prosecutors extend 'dieselgate' probe to Volkswagen chairman

Nov 07, 2016 - 12:00 AM

Hans Dieter Poetsch is now under investigation over his previous role as Volkswagen s chief financial officer

(FILES) This file photo taken on December 10, 2015 shows Hans-Dieter Poetsch, supervisory board chairman of German carmaker Volkswagen, during a press conference in Wolfsburg, central Germany.  German prosecutors probing whether Volkswagen executives manipulated the markets in the wake of the "dieselgate" scandal have widened their investigation to include the chairman of the group's supervisory board, the auto giant said on November 6. / AFP PHOTO / TOBIAS SCHWARZ

Tax reform, infra push may boost PH credit rating – Moody's

Oct 19, 2016 - 8:00 AM

UPDATED The credit rating agency however warns that President Rodrigo Duterte s rhetoric towards critics has the potential to strain long standing security and trade relations

Dominguez tells Moody's execs: Ignore political noise

Oct 14, 2016 - 7:30 PM

Moody s Investor Services currently rates the Philippines as Baa2 – an investment grade rating with a stable outlook – higher than what it has given Vietnam and India

'IGNORE POLITICAL NOISE.' Dominguez tells Moody’s executives that the Duterte administration would carry out its inclusive growth agenda, while building on the economic gains of the past administrations and exercising fiscal responsibility

Del Rosario: Count economic cost of shift in foreign policy

Sep 29, 2016 - 5:05 PM

In foreign affairs you try to get as many friends as possible You don t get one friend at the expense of another friend says former Philippine foreign secretary Albert del Rosario

Audi tech chief leaves after reports link him to 'dieselgate'

Sep 27, 2016 - 3:20 PM

Stefan Knirsch allegedly knew that Audi s 3 0 liter diesel engines had cheating software even before the scandal erupted

(FILES) This file photo taken on March 3, 2016 shows Stefan Knirsch, responsible for the technical development and member of the board of German car maker Audi, during his company's annual press conference in Ingolstadt, southern Germany.  Audi's head of technical development stepped down "with immediate effect" on September 26, 2016, the luxury carmaker announced, after German media accused him of involvement in parent company Volkswagen's "dieselgate" scandal. / AFP PHOTO / CHRISTOF STACHE

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Sep 23, 2016 - 6:44 PM

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Investors sue Volkswagen for 8.2B euros over 'dieselgate'

Sep 22, 2016 - 10:35 PM

The European Commission says Volkswagen has promised that all cars across the bloc will be fixed by autumn 2017

(FILES) This file photo taken on January 10, 2016 shows Volkswagen chief executive Matthias Mueller during a press event in Detroit, Michigan. German car giant Volkswagen is the target of 1,400 legal cases from investors claiming a total of 8.2 billion euros in compensation over its emissions cheating scandal, the state court in Brunswick said in a statement on September 21, 2016.  / AFP PHOTO / JEWEL SAMAD

PH state of lawlessness to have limited impact on credit rating – Moody's

Sep 07, 2016 - 7:10 PM

While the credit rating agency doesn t see any risk in the short term it warns that increasingly controversial law and order policies could detract attention from economic reforms

Kawal penyerahan kasasi: Kami ingin ketuk nurani hakim MA

Sep 06, 2016 - 2:06 PM

Berharap hati nurani hakim memihak pada rakyat

Hague ruling won't affect PH, China credit ratings – Moody's

Jul 13, 2016 - 7:40 PM

We assess geopolitical strains as posing a very low risk of weighing on sovereign credit trends in China or the Philippines says Moody s senior vice president Marie Diron

POLICY PAPER. Pamphlets titled 'Facts and Policy; The China-Philippine Dispute in the South China Sea' and the policy paper on China's position on the ruling of an international tribunal on the South China Sea are seen beside a reporter during a press conference in Beijing, China on July 13. Photo by How Hwee Young/EPA

Warga 'celana merah' tolak investor Pantai Watu Kodok

May 25, 2016 - 6:30 PM

Warga ingin buktikan bahwa walau hanya lulusan SD mereka tahu apa yang terbaik buat mereka sendiri dan lingkungan

Saudi stock exchange to ease rules for foreigners

May 04, 2016 - 12:05 PM

More overseas institutions will be able to invest on the Tadawul All Shares Index

A Saudi investor monitors the stock exchange at the Al-Bilad Saudi Bank on June 15, 2015 in the capital Riyadh. Saudi Arabia's stock exchange allowed foreign investors to trade shares for the first time, boosting efforts by the world's top oil exporter to become a major global capital market. AFP PHOTO / FAYEZ NURELDINE / AFP PHOTO / FAYEZ NURELDINE

Top investors urge leaders to sign Paris climate accord

Apr 19, 2016 - 6:25 PM

They say the agreement delivered an unequivocal signal for investors to shift assets towards the low carbon economy

epa05198857 A photo made available on 07 March 2016 shows a Thai farmer walking on parched land at a rice paddy field in Chachoengsao province, Thailand, 06 March 2016. Thailand is facing the worst drought in decades caused by climate change and a renewed El Nino combined with seasonal hot weather, which will affect the country's rice paddy fields and impact on its crop production. The military junta that rules Thailand told farmers to cultivate less rice and urged the public to use water sparingly as part of the water saving campaign. EPA/RUNGROJ YONGRIT

Learning to trade: Myanmar investors gear up for new bourse

Mar 23, 2016 - 11:30 PM

The Yangon Stock Exchange decades in the making will launch with a single firm on Friday March 25

(FILES) This file photo taken on February 24, 2016 shows Myanmar business school students viewing the electronic board display during a visit to the Yangon Stock Exchange, housed in a historic building in Yangon.  Inside the graceful halls of Myanmar's first modern bourse a huddle of business leaders crowds into a crash course on sharetrading, as the former junta-run country takes another leap towards economic revitalisation. Yangon Stock Exchange (YSX) is due to debut its first listed company on March 25, 2016, just days before a new civilian government overseen by Aung San Suu Kyi comes to power in a nation fast opening up after decades of military rule.  / AFP / ROMEO GACAD

Investors sue Volkswagen in Germany for over 3 billion euros

Mar 16, 2016 - 7:45 AM

They say the carmaker knew about the irregularities long before the scandal broke and should have informed them way back

epa05072804 FILE - A file picture made available on 22 September 2015 shows new Volkswagen vehicles lined up on a car park in Lehrte, Germany, 15 July 2013. EPA/JULIEN STRATENSCHULTE

Filipino investors shifting more to cash – survey

Mar 14, 2016 - 7:00 PM

Amid global volatility the latest Manulife Investor Sentiment Index also shows a dramatic fall across all asset classes since the second quarter of 2015

Foreign investors’ angst about PH elections

Mar 08, 2016 - 8:00 AM

A foreign investor shares the concerns of the international investor community on why the best candidate for business may not win

Filipinos good short-term savers, but rank high in debt – poll

Mar 07, 2016 - 2:10 PM

Despite being cautious in managing their finances around 4 in 10 Filipino investors carry debt

MOST INDEBTED. More than 80% of Filipino investors have high levels of personal debt. Shutterstock photo

PH to share its 'great economic story' with US investors

Mar 02, 2016 - 11:25 AM

Philippine government and business leaders aim to drum up investor interest and soothe concerns over the elections

SHINING. The government is marketing the Philippine economy as Asia's bright spot in order to entice foreign investments. File image by Rappler

Rupiah hari ini: Terus menguat ke level Rp 13.621 per dolar AS

Feb 02, 2016 - 8:12 PM

Data inflasi menjadi salah satu faktor pendorong apresiasi rupiah hari ini

Moody's: PH growth in 2016 likely better than peers

Feb 01, 2016 - 7:18 PM

The Philippines has shown strong growth compared to export oriented Asian economies says Moody s

Rupiah hari ini: Menguat ke level Rp 13.699 per dolar AS

Feb 01, 2016 - 5:10 PM

Rupiah menguat menjadi Rp 13 699 per dolar AS akibat pergerakan positif harga minyak dunia

Rupiah hari ini: Melemah ke level Rp 13.889 per dolar AS

Jan 28, 2016 - 5:50 PM

Meski demikian analis menilai harga minyak dunia yang bergerak menguat akan menjadi sentimen positif yang dapat menahan laju pelemahan rupiah

Rupiah hari ini: Menguat ke level Rp 13.871 per dolar AS

Jan 27, 2016 - 5:03 PM

Pasar masih menunggu hasil dari pertemuan Komite Pasar Terbuka Federal FOMC bank sentral Amerika Serikat atau The Fed edisi pertama untuk 2016 ini

Rupiah hari ini: Melemah ke level 13.904 per dolar AS

Jan 26, 2016 - 5:23 PM

Depresiasi rupiah hari ini salah satunya didorong oleh harga minyak dunia yang kembali bergerak turun

Rupiah hari ini: Menguat ke level Rp 13.844 per dolar AS

Jan 25, 2016 - 6:37 PM

Menurut analis pelemahan yang dialami dolar AS terhadap mayoritas mata uang global menjaga rupiah untuk bergerak di area positif meski cenderung terbatas

Philippines gets credit rating upgrade from NICE

Jan 23, 2016 - 9:54 AM

With this latest credit rating action from NICE Fitch Ratings remains the only agency that assigns the minimum investment grade to the Philippines

UP A NOTCH. The upgrade anchors on improved government transparency and enhanced environment backed by expanded infrastructure

Rupiah hari ini: Tren penguatan terhenti, melemah ke Rp 13.899 per dolar AS

Jan 21, 2016 - 5:34 PM

Namun menurut analis ekspektasi pasar terhadap positifnya performa fundamen ekonomi Indonesia pada 2016 masih menjadi penopang nilai tukar rupiah terhadap mata uang asing

Rupiah hari ini: Tren penguatan berlanjut, bergerak ke Rp. 13.896 per dolar AS

Jan 20, 2016 - 7:54 PM

Namun sejumlah sentimen negatif masih membayangi dan berpotensi mendorong terjadinya depresiasi

Rupiah hari ini: Menguat ke level Rp. 13.921 per dolar AS

Jan 19, 2016 - 6:07 PM

Namun demikian rupiah dibayangi potensi pelemahan karena pergerakan harga komoditas global yang masih menunjukkan potensi pelemahan