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Sia’s listed firms post double-digit profit growth

THREE listed companies chaired by businessman Edgar J. Sia II reported on Monday double-digit profit growth in the first semester led by his retail store operator MerryMart Consumer Corp., which nearly doubled its earnings during the period.

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STOCK MARKET

PHILIPPINE STOCKS closed higher on Monday to track Wall Street’s rally on Friday as data showing a slowdown in consumer and producer prices in July boosted hopes that US inflation has peaked.

BANKING AND FINANCE

Gov’t fully awards T-bill offer at higher rates ahead of BSP...

THE GOVERNMENT fully awarded its offer of Treasury bills (T-bills) as investors asked for higher rates ahead of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas’ (BSP) Monetary Board’s meeting on Thursday, where it is expected to hike borrowing costs anew.

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The best time to borrow money for your business is now

Applying for a business loan is not the best experience for most Filipino small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs). Many SMEs complain about the lengthy application process, numerous documentary requirements, and narrowing likelihood of actually getting funding approval.
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Natural Gas: The key to clean energy transition

Reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions is more crucial than ever. The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) latest report noted that average...

SPECIAL FEATURES

The Renaissance Man: Yosi Tanco

The modern man, shaped with great influence of technology and social media, is often portrayed as a victim of choice paralysis from the onslaught...

SPECIAL REPORTS

A pillar of the business world

BusinessWorld celebrates 35 years of service to the Philippine business community By Bjorn Biel M. Beltran, Special Features Writer BusinessWorld, from its roots when it...
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ARTS & LEISURE

The Baseball Player, Blue Room are top winners at the 18th...

A FILM about young musicians who are arrested for drug possession and one about a young boy who trains tirelessly to become a baseball player in a time of war were the top winners at the 18th Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival, the awarding ceremony of which was held on Aug. 14 at the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP).

VELOCITY

Mobility for all, one solution at a time

FOR TOYOTA in the Philippines, success has clearly become a habit, as evidenced by its 20 straight years of holding the so-called “triple crown” in the business — leading the auto sector in passenger car, commercial vehicle, and total sales. And it seems that Toyota, by and large, has had the Midas touch in anything it embarks on.

SPORTS

Creamline sets its sights at PVL Reinforced Conference, AVC Cup

THERE will be no rest for the weary Creamline Cool Smashers as they shoot for the Premier Volleyball League’s (PVL) first grand slam as well as making the country proud as the host’s representative to the Asian Volleyball Confederation (AVC) Cup set late this month at the PhilSports Complex in Pasig.
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