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Banking And Finance

Manulife PH premiums, deposit

September 23, 2013
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Manulife Philippines continues its growth momentum in the first half of 2013 as it announced that its total premiums and deposits grew by 174 per cent and funds under management amounted to $1.75 billion (P75.7 billion), an increase of 38 per cent from the same period in 2012. 

Asian bankers move towards mak

September 23, 2013
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Over 200 bankers from around and outside the Asia-Pacific region last week noted that numerous challenges are being faced by banks and financial institutions responsible for the supply of financial services as well as the people at the bottom of the pyramid who have created a huge demand for the financial services.

StanChart supports growth in

September 23, 2013
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Standard Chartered Bank Philippines yesterday beefed up its support for the micro business sector by signing a credit facility agreement amounting to P80 million with ASA Philippines Foundation Inc. (“ASA”), a leading and fast-growing microfinance institution. The credit will be used to support the development of micro-enterprises in the Philippines.   It was executed by Kamrul Tarafder, Founder and President of ASA Philippines and Mahendra Gursahani, CEO of Standard Chartered Bank Philippines. 

Ageing could weaken central ba

September 23, 2013
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LONDON - Not unlike the ageing public - central banks will have to work harder as their economies grey and greater interest rate volatility over time may well be the outcome.

HK family-run banks, suitors

September 23, 2013
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HONG KONG - Hong Kong’s family-run banks, under pressure from new rules requiring higher levels of capital, are finding M&A stars re-aligning in their favour, with Chong Hing Bank Ltd and now Wing Hang Bank Ltd getting takeover offers from suitors.

India’s CB chief hawkish on d

September 23, 2013
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MUMBAI - New Indian central bank chief Raghuram Rajan makes his first monetary policy statement on Friday with expectations he may scale back some of the emergency measures that have helped the rupee bounce from a record low.

Consumer sentiment slightly w

September 16, 2013
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Consumer outlook slightly weakened in the third quarter of this year based on the Consumer Expectations Survey that was conducted by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP). - See more at: http://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/special-features/consumer-sentime...

BDO wins Best Asian Bank award

September 16, 2013
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BDO UNIBANK, Inc. (BDO) was named the Best Asian Bank for 2013 by FinanceAsia at its recently held Annual Country Awards in Singapore. 

PVB Board elects veteran bank

September 16, 2013
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In post-Lehman clean-up, top b

by Sarah White on September 16, 2013
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LONDON— Will top bankers’ behaviour ever land them in jail? Or are bad business decisions even a crime at all?

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About noxious candles; man’s cunning

By DAHLI ASPILLERA | January 19,2018
‘Few things set the romantic atmosphere of the gentle flicker of a fragrant candle’s flame, be it on the dining table, in the bathroom, on the backyard table on a starry night.’

Opinion of the Day

Carpio’s terms for PH Rise research

By ELLEN TORDESILLAS | January 19, 2018
‘China should not be allowed to conduct marine scientific research in Philippine Rise which the United Nations Commission on the Law of the Sea has recognized as part of the Philippine extended continental shelf.’