North American Financial 15 Split Corp.: Regular Monthly Dividend Declaration for Class A & Preferred Share

2017-10-18 marketwired
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Oct. 18, 2017) - North American Financial 15 Split Corp. (The "Company") declares its regular monthly distribution of $0.10000 for each Class A share ($1.20 annually) and $0.04375 for each Preferred share ($0.525 annually). Distributions are payable November 10, 2017 to shareholders on record as at October 31, 2017. (209-0)
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Financial 15 Split Corp.: Regular Monthly Dividend Declaration for Class A & Preferred Share

2017-10-18 marketwired
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Oct. 18, 2017) - Financial 15 Split Corp. ("Financial 15") declares its regular monthly distribution of $0.12570 for each Class A share ($1.51 annually) and $0.04375 for each Preferred share ($0.525 annually). Distributions are payable November 10, 2017 to shareholders on record as at October 31, 2017. (194-0)
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Harbor Star diversifies into energy business

2017-10-19 business.inquirer.net
Tugboat and marine service provider Harbor Star Shipping Services Inc. has diversified into the energy business with the acquisition of a controlling stake in a group of companies with interests in power generation and distribution in Mindanao. (5-0)
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PH a fourth-world country?

2017-10-18 business.inquirer.net
The new president and chief executive of the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE), Ramon S. Monzon, was the guest speaker in the recent annual general membership meeting of the Shareholders’ Association of the Philippines (SharePHIL). (14-0)
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PCCI pushes revival of pure PPP scheme

2017-10-18 philstar
MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) wants the government to revive the push for a pure public-private partnership (PPP) scheme to accelerate the implementation of infrastructure projects. (19-0)
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‘Overdue’ correction brings stock index down .78%

2017-10-18 business.inquirer.net
The local stock barometer succumbed to profit-taking yesterday after scaling new heights and testing the 8,500 barrier. (10-0)
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Meralco eyes additional solar power supply

2017-10-18 philstar
MANILA, Philippines — After closing three solar power supply deals, Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) is looking to add 50 to 100 megawatts (MW) of solar capacity to meet the renewable energy requirements of its franchise area. (22-0)
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MPIC invests P2.5B to add lanes to NLEX

2017-10-18 business.inquirer.net
Infrastructure giant Metro Pacific Investments Corp. spent around P2.5 billion to add lanes in the North Luzon Expressway, a move it said was aimed at improving traffic flow and reducing road congestion. (5-0)
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Dividend 15 Split Corp.: Declares 163rd Consecutive Monthly Distribution

2017-10-18 marketwired
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Oct. 18, 2017) - Dividend 15 Split Corp. declares its 163rd consecutive monthly distribution of $0.10000 for each Class A share ($1.20 annually) and $0.04375 for each Preferred share ($0.525 annually). Distributions are payable November 10, 2017 to shareholders on record as at October 31, 2017. (35-0)
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Dividend 15 Split Corp. II: Regular Monthly Dividend Declaration for Class A & Preferred Share

2017-10-18 marketwired
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Oct. 18, 2017) - Dividend 15 Split Corp. II ("Dividend 15 II") declares its regular monthly distribution of $0.10000 for each Class A share and $0.04375 for each Preferred share. Distributions are payable November 10, 2017 to shareholders on record as at October 31, 2017. (35-0)
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Addressing money concerns for MSMEs

2017-10-18 philstar
Last time, I wrote about the keen interest of the private sector to contribute to the infrastructure development in the country through a stronger partnership with the government. Infrastructure projects or the Build Build Build program will better link micro and small entrepreneurs to wider markets. This time, we are also bridging money gap and financial issues for our micro and small entrepreneurs. (11-0)
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Canadian Life Companies Split Corp. Declares Class A & Preferred Share Dividend

2017-10-18 marketwired
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Oct. 18, 2017) - Canadian Life Companies Split Corp. (The "Company") declares its monthly distribution of $0.10000 for each Class A share ($1.20 annualized) and $0.05208 for each Preferred share ($0.625 annualized). Distributions are payable November 10, 2017 to shareholders on record as at October 31, 2017. (29-0)
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Security Bank seeks to raise P5B from time deposit certificates

2017-10-18 business.inquirer.net
Lender Security Bank Corp. has rolled out a new offering of high-yielding deposits, seeking to raise at least P5 billion to better manage liabilities while expanding its funding and investor base. (4-0)
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Smart remains LTE speed leader

2017-10-18 philstar
MANILA, Philippines — Smart Communications Inc. continued to lead in terms of Long Term Evolution (LTE) speeds across all regions of the country, while rival Globe Telecom Inc. won in terms of 4G availability, according to research firm OpenSignal. (9-0)
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Shares retreat from record high on profit taking

2017-10-18 philstar
MANILA, Philippines — The stock market succumbed to profit taking yesterday after testing the 8,500 level. (5-0)
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Cirtek readies unit for US listing

2017-10-18 business.inquirer.net
Laguna-based electronics manufacturer Cirtek Holdings Philippines Corp. is grooming newly acquired subsidiary Quintel, a leading supplier of antenna solutions to North America’s telecom carriers, for its stock debut on the technology-heavy Nasdaq or New York Stock Exchange in the next three to five years.
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M Split Corp. Monthly Dividend Declared for Class I Preferred Shares

2017-10-18 marketwired
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Oct. 18, 2017) - M Split Corp. ("M Split") declares its monthly distribution of $0.03125 per share ($0.375 annually) for Class I Preferred shareholders. The Class I Preferred share dividends are paid at an annual rate of 7.50% based on the $5 notional issue price. Distributions are payable November 10, 2017 to shareholders on record as at October 31, 2017. (5-0)
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PSEi pulls back from record highs

2017-10-18 business.inquirer.net
The local stock barometer succumbed to profit-taking on Wednesday after scaling new heights and testing the 8,500 barrier. (10-0)
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Globe, Singtel, Optus hold volunteering program in Batangas

2017-10-18 business.inquirer.net
Singtel, the largest company listed on the Singapore Exchange, together with its Australian subsidiary Optus participated recently in a volunteering program hosted by its Philippine associate Globe Telecom. The program benefited a school and a community in Batangas, south of Manila. (14-0)
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ICTSI gets BOI recognition for contribution to economy

2017-10-18 philstar
MANILA, Philippines — Listed port operator International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) was recently recognized by the Board of Investments (BOI) for its significant contribution to economic growth through job creation, as well as the use of new technologies and inclusive business models in operations. (1-0)
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Senate to review market share limitations among power gencos

2017-10-18 philstar
MANILA, Philippines — The Senate committee on energy wants to review the market share limitation under the Electric Power Industry Reform Act of 2001 (EPIRA) to reflect the true state and foster competition in the power generation industry, Sen. Sherwin Gatchalian said. (1-0)
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Leadership Innovation Forum primes PH enterprises to redefine how businesses work

2017-10-18 business.inquirer.net
(L-R) Country Head of Grab Philippines Brian Cu, Former Head of Disney University Training Team Doug Lipp, and South Pacific Regional CIO Barry Lerner (9-0)
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Security Bank raising P5B from deposit offer

2017-10-18 business.inquirer.net
Lender Security Bank Corp. has rolled out a new offering of high-yielding deposits, seeking to raise at least P5 billion to better manage liabilities while expanding funding and investor base. (6-0)
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Stocks surge to new record, break past 8,500

2017-10-17 philstar
MANILA, Philippines — The stock market continued its record run,  breaching the 8,500 level for the first time yesterday as investors cheered the recent developments in war-torn Marawi and the record high levels attained by global equities markets,  analysts said. (9-0)
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Manulife Financial: Is The Growth Potential Worth The Investment?

2017-10-17 seekingalpha
Explosive growth in Asian markets are paying off as they continue to increase revenues and profits in the lat few years. (16-0)
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PSE plans continued trades sans PhilPaSS clearing

2017-10-17 philstar
MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) plans to amend existing rules to allow trading even when the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas is closed (BSP). (5-0)
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Meralco sales rise over 4% in 9 months

2017-10-17 philstar
MANILA, Philippines — Sales of power distributor Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) went up over four percent in the first nine months of 2017 – a significant growth coming from a high base last year – following a strong third quarter performance, its top official said yesterday. (3-0)
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PSEi closes near 8,500

2017-10-17 business.inquirer.net
The local stock barometer pierced a new all-time high on Tuesday, piercing the 8,500 mark in intra-day trade, ahead of the third quarter corporate earnings reporting season. (14-0)
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Globe At Home launches game-changing prepaid and postpaid broadband offers

2017-10-17 technology.inquirer.net
Manila, Philippines— Globe Telecom introduced new prepaid and postpaid broadband offers under Globe at Home aimed at Filipinos who are “tako-mmitment”—afraid of commitment—when it comes to home internet. (9-0)
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ATN Holdings rides on Build Build Build program

2017-10-17 philstar
MANILA, Philippines — ATN Holdings Inc., a publicly listed company engaged in various businesses including real estate land development and energy, hopes to capitalize on the Duterte administration’s ambitious Build Build Build program.
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IBM to Speed Up Global Payments with New Blockchain Solution

2017-10-16 zacks
International Business Machines Corp. (IBM - Free Report) recently unveiled a blockchain-based banking technology aimed at aiding financial institutions to simplify and quicken cross-border transactions. (74-0)
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Mactan airport opens door to new international flights

2017-10-17 business.inquirer.net
The consortium of Megawide Construction Corp. and India’s GMR Infrastructure Ltd. took over the concession to operate and expand Mactan Cebu International Airport, the country’s second-busiest air facility, in 2014. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO (3-0)
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Piston claims 90% success in strike

2017-10-16 newsinfo.inquirer.net
DIE-IN Jeepney drivers and their supporters stage a die-in along a busy Manila road to signal the start of a two-day nationwide strike to protest the government’s phaseout of old jeepneys. —BULLIT MARQUEZ / AP (5-0)
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Gasoline prices up, but kerosene down

2017-10-16 newsinfo.inquirer.net
Local pump prices of gasoline went up while those of kerosene went down amid expectations that global stocks would be lower this year compared to 2016. (5-0)
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Globe pushes QR codes for fast food payments

2017-10-16 philstar
MANILA, Philippines — Globe Telecom Inc. is in talks with fast food chains Jollibee Foods Corp. and McDonald’s Philippines for the use of Quick Response (QR) codes to pay for purchases. (11-0)
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Medicine garden takes root at Manulife Financial headquarters

2017-10-16 thestar
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PSE eyes partnership with Shenzhen bourse

2017-10-16 philstar
MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) is  in talks with the Shenzhen Stock Exchange for a possible partnership in line with efforts to attract more Chinese investments into the country. (5-0)
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Gold prices hold steady amid firm dollar

2017-10-17 in.reuters
(Reuters) - Gold prices were steady early on Tuesday, after dipping below $1,300 an ounce in the previous session, as the dollar held firm on strong U.S. Treasury yields.
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Foreign telcos mull entry into Philippines

2017-10-16 philstar
Foreign telco players are interested in penetrating the Philippine market, which at present remains dominated by only two – Manuel V. Pangilinan’s PLDT Inc. and Ayala-led Globe Telecom. Stock Photo, File (31-1)
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Buddy Zamora, the white knight

2017-10-16 philstar
The car, with its gear on neutral, moved up the sloping road on its own, defying gravity. The kids in the back seat – two boys and a little girl in pigtails – had the thrill of their lives. The year was 1984 and the place is somewhere in Ternate, Cavite. (5-0)
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ERC expects decision this year on 3 out of 7 Meralco PSAs

2017-10-16 philstar
MANILA, Philippines — The Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) is hopeful to come out with a decision on three out of seven power supply agreements (PSAs) of Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) by year-end. (3-0)
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Some Inquirer editors part of destabilization effort?

2017-10-16 newsinfo.inquirer.net
The jeepney strike which paralyzed Metro Manila and other parts of the country yesterday was one of the many moves to destabilize the Duterte administration and replace it with a new government. (1-0)
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Palace lifts Lepanto mining suspension

2017-10-16 philstar
MANILA, Philippines — The Office of the President (OP) has lifted the eight-month suspension order against Lepanto Consolidated Mining Co.
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MacroAsia, PTC set up aviation manpower training venture

2017-10-16 business.inquirer.net
Aviation support firm MacroAsia Corp. has signed a deal with PTC Holdings Corp., one of the country’s leading crew management and diversified maritime services group, to set up an integrated aviation career and resource development venture. (5-0)
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LOOK: Jeepney strike spawns overpriced rides on motorbikes, tricycles

2017-10-16 newsinfo.inquirer.net
Tricycles offer rides to passengers stranded on Chino Roces Avenue in Makati on Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, because of nationwide jeepney strike. (Photo by PATHRICIA ANN V. ROXAS)
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Tugade supports sabotage raps vs ‘selfish, small-minded’ Piston

2017-10-16 newsinfo.inquirer.net
Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade expressed support on Monday on the filing of an economic sabotage case against the “selfish” and “small-minded” jeepney group Piston that mounted a two-day strike starting today. (5-0)
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Foreign telcos mull entry into Phl

2017-10-15 philstar
Foreign telco players are interested in penetrating the Philippine market, which at present remains dominated by only two – Manuel V. Pangilinan’s PLDT Inc. and Ayala-led Globe Telecom. Stock Photo, File (31-0)
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Jeepney strike: Schools, gov’t offices closed

2017-10-15 newsinfo.inquirer.net
2-DAY STRIKE Jeepney drivers are starting a two-day transport strike starting today to oppose the government’s modernization plan for public utility vehicles. —MARIANNE BERMUDEZ (5-0)
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ERC scored for delay in power supply deals

2017-10-15 philstar
MANILA, Philippines — Officials of the House of Representatives questioned the Energy Regulatory Commission on why it has not yet approved contracts of power supply generators even if it has already taken them at least five years to study their applications.  (7-0)
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Index to test 8,500

2017-10-15 philstar
MANILA, Philippines — The stock market has room to move up again this week as market investors anticipate a rosy third quarter corporate earnings. (5-0)
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