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AC venture unit to target emerging, disruptive technologies

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AYALA Corp. (AC) said its venture unit will take the lead in identifying companies developing emerging and potentially disruptive technologies, with a mandate to invest $250 million by taking minority positions.
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Ayala Corp pouring more money into emerging technologies

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Ayala Corp. (AC) is increasing investments in emerging disruptive technologies to help the country’s oldest conglomerate stay relevant amid a rapidly changing business landscape.
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Dominguez: Bidding for entry of 3rd telco player cannot be rushed

2018-04-19 business.inquirer.net
The head of the Duterte administration’s economic team on Thursday cautioned against rushing the entry of the third telecommunications player, citing the massive amount of investment needed by the firm poised to break the sector’s duopoly.
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Philippines Appears Expensive And Relatively Unattractive

2018-04-19 valuewalk
The Philippines has fast GDP growth, driven mainly by private consumption and private investments. Net export was a drag on GDP growth in the past four quarters.
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Tighter rules on 3rd telco entry eyed

2018-04-18 business.inquirer.net
The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) tightened the general guidelines governing the entry of a new major telecommunications player.
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Globe’s Mynt partners with Primer Group

2018-04-16 bworldonline
GLOBE Telecom, Inc. digital payments unit Globe Fintech Innovations, Inc. (Mynt) has partnered with the Primer Group of Companies for customers to use GCash scan-to-pay feature in the latter’s stores nationwide.
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PLDT raising cash, unloading stake in Germany’s Rocket Internet

2018-04-16 business.inquirer.net
Telco giant PLDT Inc. announced the beginning of its exit from Germany’s Rocket Internet as it seeks to raise money to finance its historic capital spending of P58 billion in 2018.
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Globe conquers World Communications Forum-Global 2018 in Geneva

2018-04-16 business.inquirer.net
Globe SVP for Corporate Communications Yoly Crisanto thanking the C4F Davos Award 2018 international jury after Globe 1st World Internet Ph was announced as the first Filipino communications campaign to win the Communications of the Future Award in Geneva, Switzerland
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Philippines Appears Expensive And Relatively Unattractive

2018-04-16 seekingalpha
The Philippines has fast GDP growth, driven mainly by private consumption and private investments. Net export was a drag on GDP growth in the past four quarters.
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MSCI-indexed PH consumer fund launched

2018-04-11 business.inquirer.net
The First Metro group rolled out on Wednesday a new mutual fund that allows long-term investors to bet on the Philippine consumer growth story by investing in a pool of companies based on MSCI-derived index.
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Mynt eyes youth to help drive fintech awareness and usage in PH

2018-04-10 business.inquirer.net
Mynt, the financial technology company owned by Globe Telecom, Ant Financial and Ayala Corporation, is eyeing the youth to help drive awareness and acceptance of new financial products and services using digital platforms and mobile technologies that make transactions more secure and convenient.
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How to build a business in an age where everything’s mobile

2018-04-06 bworldonline
With today’s most successful digital companies being borne out of garages, Launchgarage CEO Jay Fajardo, considered one of the thought leaders of the Philippine startup community, swears by an exercise he calls “The Ten Things Test.” The goal: to predict the future from a chair.
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PSE index stays above 8,000, defies regional slump

2018-04-03 business.inquirer.net
The local stock barometer stabilized above the 8,000 mark on Tuesday, defying the slump across most regional markets on selective buying of large-cap stocks.
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US firms hope digitalization will maximize FTA

2018-04-03 bworldonline
US businesses hope to maximize a possible Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Washington and Manila by pushing for seamless digital channels for trade, a member of the US-ASEAN Business Council said.
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PSEi inches higher as investors pick up bargains

2018-04-03 bworldonline
STOCKS INCHED UP on Tuesday, with investors going bargain hunting amid an ongoing trade war between the United States and China.
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