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Stocks resume upward trend

2017-10-20 philstar
MANILA, Philippines — Share prices recovered yesterday after profit taking prevailed on Wednesday, which in turn capped the market’s winning streak. (12-0)

Indonesia falls on foreign selling, Philippines pulls back from record

2017-10-11 themalaymailonline
Against the trend, Thai stocks climb as much as 0.7 per cent to a fresh 24-year high. — Reuters picSINGAPORE, Oct 11 — Indonesian shares fell today as foreign investors turned net sellers ahead of the release of the US Federal Reserve's September meeting minutes, while Philippine shares hit a fresh record before paring the gains. (2-0)

SyCip passing leaves companies scrambling for board replacement

2017-10-09 philstar
MANILA, Philippines — The death of Washington SyCip, hailed as one of the old guards of the country’s economy, has left a number of companies scrambling to fill up the vacuum in their boards. (9-1)

Build Build Build for our country’s prosperity

2017-10-04 philstar
In establishing inclusive growth in the country, it is vital to foster excellent relations with stakeholders who will work together to create programs to achieve the common goal. Good thing to have a government that is eager to deliver results to its constituents. (20-2)

83-Year-Old Billionaire Wants to Put His Airline Back in the Black - Bloomberg

2017-09-12 bloomberg
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.

Market may attempt anew to hit the 8,000 level

2017-08-14 philstar
MANILA, Philippines -  The stock market may again attempt to breach the 8,000 level this week although most analysts said it may still be difficult to sustain the 8,000 level given that second quarter and first half corporate earnings were lower than expectations.

LT Group posts lower H1 income

2017-08-11 philstar
MANILA, Philippines - LT Group Inc. (LTG), the holding company of taipan Lucio Tan, reported a net income of P4.53 billion in the first half, slightly lower than the same period last year.

LTG nets P4.53B

Tycoon Lucio Tan-led conglomerate LT Group Inc. chalked up P4.53 billion in first semester net profit, flat from the level last year as higher earnings from tobacco and real estate units were offset by slower liquor businesses.

Tanduay Risen: The Ascent Under El Kapitan

Makati City, July 31, 2017 – The year was 1988. Then already 130 years strong, more than a century of noble tradition could not save Tanduay from impending disaster. The business had fallen on hard times—crippled by outdated production methods and antiquated equipment, revenues were declining fast and the biggest rum producer in the country was nearing bankruptcy.

Stock index breaches 8,000 mark on hopes of tax reform passage

The local stock barometer rallied to the 8,000 mark yesterday, hitting a new high for the year, on hopes for the passage of the Philippine tax reform law.

Lucio Tan takes delivery of new aircraft

2017-07-16 philstar
MANILA, Philippines -  Taipan Lucio Tan, the Philippines’ third richest man, turns 84 today but there’s no stopping him from bringing his multibillion dollar empire – comprising of cigarettes to skyscrapers to airlines – to greater heights.

JTI-Mighty buyout talks drive up LT Group stocks

2017-07-14 philstar
MANILA, Philippines - Shares of LT Group Inc. (LTG), the holding company of taipan Lucio Tan, rallied for the second straight day yesterday following the Department of Finance’s announcement that Japan Tobacco Inc. (JTI) is in talks to buy embattled cigarette company Mighty Corp. for P45 billion.

At home in ‘Kassa’ with vintage, modern furniture

Karen Santos, fashion designer-turned-curator of beautiful things for the home, hosted lunch at Nest Furniture on Jupiter in Makati—the venue of her latest Kassa popup exhibition-sale of 19th-century antiques, mid-century vintage pieces and new furniture.

Index tumbles on technical correction

2017-07-13 philstar
MANILA, Philippines - Share prices ended yesterday in negative territory due to technical correction, analysts said.

LT Group opens up to more partnerships

2017-06-26 philstar
MANILA, Philippines - Taipan Lucio Tan, the country’s fourth richest man, who in recent years has opened his vast empire to partners including erstwhile competitors, will continue to do so as part of a strategy to grow the business.

LT Group wants gov’t to continue crackdown on illicit tobacco trade

2017-06-21 philstar
MANILA, Philippines -  The LT Group Inc. hopes the government will continue its  crackdown on illicit cigarette trade to ensure a level playing field, its top official said.

PSEi ignores Wall St gains

2017-06-20 philstar
MANILA, Philippines - Share prices declined yesterday as investors took profits, ignoring Wall Street gains, analysts said.

LT Group eyes Asean expansion

2017-06-20 philstar
MANILA, Philippines - LT Group (LTG), the listed holding company of taipan Lucio Tan, is looking to set up beverage manufacturing facilities in the Asean region as part of its growth strategy.

Philippines, Russia firms sign $875 M business deals

2017-05-26 philstar
MOSCOW – Close to $1 billion worth of business deals have been signed between Philippine and Russian firms following President Duterte’s shortened state visit here.

Business meetings proceed in Russia

2017-05-24 philstar
MOSCOW – It’s business as usual for over 200 members of the Philippine business delegation to Russia even as President Duterte cut short his official visit here after declaring martial law in Mindanao because of the situation in Marawi City.

MVP Group seeks potential Russia deals

2017-05-22 philstar
MOSCOW – The group of business tycoon Manuel V. Pangilinan will scout for possible partnerships in Russia to further grow its various businesses, a ranking group official said. (0-1)

Local stock price index ends slightly higher despite foreign selling

The local stock barometer firmed up slightly yesterday as domestic investors picked up shares when the index neared the 7,700 barrier.

LT Group profit steady at P2.25 B

2017-05-12 philstar
MANILA, Philippines -  LT Group Inc. (LTG), the holding company of taipan Lucio Tan, reported a income of P2.25 billion in the first quarter, the same level as last year.

Ayala Land profit rises 18%

2017-05-08 philstar
MANILA, Philippines - Ayala Land Inc. (ALI) grew its first quarter net income to P5.56 billion, up 18 percent from the same period a year ago.