CORPORATE

Regulator warns public on entities posing as SEC

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has warned the public against entities that associate themselves with the corporate regulator.

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PEZA warns BIR on-site work inspections could alarm investors

THE PLAN to inspect economic zone locators for compliance with the government’s on-site work order could inject an element of uncertainty among investors in the Information Technology-Business Process Management (IT-BPM) industry, the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) said.

STOCK MARKET

STOCKS could move sideways this week as investors wait for the new administration to announce its economic managers and fiscal policy plans and following the Philippine central bank’s first rate hike since 2018.

BANKING AND FINANCE

Treasury bills, bonds may fetch higher rates after BSP decision

RATES of government securities on offer this week are expected to increase following the central bank’s decision to hike borrowing costs amid rising inflation.
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OPINION

The new administration’s biggest challenge

Benjamin Diokno, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas governor, told ANC three weeks ago that the next administration will be inheriting a much better economy than what the Duterte administration inherited. It will also be a recipient of a sound tax system and many structural reforms in the areas of retail trade, foreign investment, and public service.

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SPOTLIGHT

Smart is ‘operator to beat’ in the Philippines – Opensignal  

Leading mobile services provider Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) has won the most number of citations in the latest Mobile Network Experience Awards by Opensignal,...

SPECIAL FEATURES

ESG’s emerging influence in PHL business

The year 2021 was considered the “year of ESG (environmental, social, and corporate governance) investing.” As Reuters reported last year, independent fund performance data...

SPECIAL REPORTS

Energy sector in transition: A rebalancing act

COAL-FIRED power plant companies in the Philippines have, in recent months, declared plans to rebalance their portfolio into one that has a growing share of renewables in the mix.
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ARTS & LEISURE

Rising from the marshes

WHILE Ayala Avenue may just be a road to some, it serves as the main artery of the Makati Central Business District (CBD). This street, lined by some of the country’s most expensive real estate, is the headquarters of many of the companies that determine the country’s day-to-day movement; this financial district dictates how money is made and moved around the country.

VELOCITY

Who’s on first?

FOR MITSUBISHI Motors Philippines Corp. (MMPC), the numbers do the talking. Across more than 70 countries, 430,000 units of the Xpander have been sold. Since debuting in 2018 in the Philippines, more than 60,000 garages now have a unit of the multipurpose vehicle (or MPV).

SPORTS

Thomas stages major fightback to win PGA Championship in playoff

TULSA, OK. — Justin Thomas capped a breathtaking comeback by beating Will Zalatoris in a three-hole playoff to win the Professional Golfers’ Association (PGA) Championship on Sunday after Chile’s Mito Pereira blew a one-shot lead on the final hole.

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