JG Summit Holdings, Inc. ADR 2018 Q2 - Results - Earnings Call Slides

2018-08-13 seekingalpha
The following slide deck was published by JG Summit Holdings, Inc. ADR in conjunction with their 2018 Q2 earnings call.
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5 Terrific Breakout Stocks Offering Astounding Returns

2018-08-13 zacks
Possibly one of the most preferred methods for those using an active investing approach, selecting breakout stocks offers the promise of substantial returns. This approach involves identifying those stocks whose prices are varying within a narrow band. (4-0)
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Migrant couple: ‘Bring your family wherever you decide to go’

2018-08-13 usa.inquirer.net
“At the end of the day, we have to acknowledge that not everyone is called to leave the Philippines and the same is true in staying there,” Jeffrey Marquez, an IT analyst at Scotiabank in Toronto, Ontario, Canada says.
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Ayala Corp. earnings jump by 3% in Q2

2018-08-13 bworldonline
AYALA CORP. (AC) delivered a three percent profit increase in the second quarter of 2018, as the robust performance of its property and energy units offset a drop in earnings from its banking business.
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Supermarket operators report mixed results for 1st six months

2018-08-13 bworldonline
SUPERMARKET operators reported mixed results for the first half of 2018, while posting higher same-store sales growth for the period.
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LTG’s Q2 attributable profit hits P5.3B

2018-08-13 bworldonline
LT GROUP, Inc. (LTG) more than doubled its attributable profit during the second quarter of 2018, driven primarily by its banking unit’s sale of acquired properties alongside the stabilization of its tobacco business.
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PSEi falls as crisis in Turkey sparks contagion fears

2018-08-13 bworldonline
THE LOCAL MARKET fell on Monday amid fears of a contagion due to financial volatility in Turkey as it becomes a target of a trade war initiated by the United States.
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Aboitiz to develop Boracay’s Wetland #4 into urban park

2018-08-13 bworldonline
THE ABOITIZ Group, through its social development arm Aboitiz Foundation, has adopted and will rehabilitate Boracay Island’s Wetland #4 into a “linear urban park”.
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Dumaguete Water District puts PPP deal with MPW on hold

2018-08-13 bworldonline
THE DUMAGUETE City Water District (DCWD) has voluntarily put on hold the P1.62-billion public-private partnership (PPP) project with MetroPac Water Investments Corp. (MPW) after the city government filed for a temporary restraining order. MPW, a unit of Metro Pacific Investments Corp. (MPIC), officially received from the DCWD in May a notice of award on the PPP. The contract involves a joint venture agreement for a 25-year concession.
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Whole-of-nation

2018-08-13 bworldonline
WHEN government and society come together to address a national problem, the “whole-of-nation” principle is at work. It epitomizes national unity, solidarity, and teamwork. This is what Rotary Club of Manila’s (RCM) “One Rotary, One Philippines, One for Marawi” attempts to do — harnessing private sector companies and civic groups to partner with government agencies to address humanitarian assistance needs of people impacted by armed conflict and natural disasters.
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Vista Land raises 2018 growth target after first-half results

2018-08-13 bworldonline
Vista Land & Lifescapes, Inc. (VLL) is hiking its profit growth target to 15-17% for full year 2018, driven by stronger sales in its residential business.
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Ayala Corp. nets P16.1B

2018-08-13 business.inquirer.net
The country’s oldest conglomerate Ayala Corp. grew its net profit in the first semester by 7 percent year-on-year to P16.1 billion driven mostly by its real estate, telecommunications, and power businesses.
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SM to acquire 34% of Goldilocks

2018-08-13 bworldonline
SM Investments Corp. said it is in the final stages of acquiring a 34% stake in Goldilocks Bakeshop, Inc., months after the deal to fully purchase the business fell through.
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EDC’s first-half net income down by 21%

2018-08-13 bworldonline
Energy Development Corp. (EDC) reported a first-half profit of P4.1 billion, down 21% from last year’s P5.2 billion recurring net income attributable to equity holders of the parent firm, it told the stock exchange on Monday.
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L&T shares climb over 1% on GMR contract

2018-08-13 thehindubusinessline
Shares of Larsen & Toubro jumped as much as 1.1 per cent to Rs 1,278.45 as L&T Construction has won orders worth Rs 3,028 crore in the domestic market. (1-0)
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Aboitiz Group to help DENR rehabilitate one-hectare lagoon in Boracay

2018-08-13 newsinfo.inquirer.net
Aboitiz Equity Ventures, Inc. COO Sabin M. Aboitiz turns over to DENR Sec. Roy Cimatu a hawksbill (pawikan) figurine, a symbol of the Aboitiz Group’s commitment to helping rehabilitate Boracay. The turnover of the symbolic figurine was made during the signing of the memorandum of agreement on August 13. /PHOTO Courtesy of Aboitiz Group
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BPI Direct BanKo aims to hit goal of opening 200 branches this year

2018-08-13 bworldonline
BPI Direct BanKo Inc., the microfinance unit of Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI), is set to hit its target of having 200 branches by year-end, leveraging on the branch-lite initiative of the local central bank.
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Security Bank launches feeder funds

2018-08-13 bworldonline
Security Bank Corp. launched two investment vehicles allowing the public to invest in developed and emerging markets worldwide.
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China’s July new loans up 1.45t yuan, above estimates

2018-08-13 malaymail
SHANGHAI, Aug 13 — Chinese banks extended 1.45 trillion yuan (RM865.24 billion) in new yuan loans in July, the China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission said this morning, considerably higher than analysts’ expectations, as policymakers continue to pump liquidity into a slowing economy.
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Beijing struggles to defuse anger over China’s P2P lending crisis

2018-08-13 malaymail
BEIJING, Aug 13 — Peter Wang was asleep at his home in Beijing last Monday when police officers arrived before dawn to detain him, saying he had helped organise a protest planned for later that day.
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‘NSE’s May 24 trading errors due to tech glitch’

2018-08-12 thehindubusinessline
SEBI’s Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) has observed that NOW (NEAT on Web), the NSE’s online equity trading platform that had witnessed a ‘tech glitch’ on May 24, had instead of replicating the trade orders, multiplied them, following a system re-boot, sources told BusinessLine. The committee submitted its report earlier this month. (1-0)
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FinTech group supports Philippine ID system

2018-08-12 bworldonline
A NATIONAL IDENTIFICATION (ID) system would allow more Filipinos to access financial services, according to FintechAlliance.PH Chairman Angelito “Lito” M. Villanueva.
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MGen not keen on acquiring Ayala’s coal-fired power plants

2018-08-12 bworldonline
MERALCO PowerGen Corp. (MGen) is not keen on acquiring the coal-fired power plants being offered by Ayala-led AC Energy, Inc., saying the company’s thrust is towards developing renewable energy.
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PSALM to maintain billing formula for Ilijan plant amid SME dispute

2018-08-12 bworldonline
POWER Sector Assets and Liabilities Management Corp. (PSALM) will continue billing San Miguel Corp. (SMC) based on their independent power producer administrator (IPPA) contract, until a court strikes down its billing method.
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Health facility in Marawi relocation site to be set up

2018-08-12 bworldonline
SEVERAL PRIVATE sector groups have partnered with the military to build a health facility in Barangay Sagonsongan, where the largest relocation site in war-torn Marawi is situated. The benefactors are the Makati Medical Center (MMC) Foundation, Solid Group, Inc., Philippine Disaster Resilience Foundation (PDRF), US Philippines Society (USPS), Project Handclasp Foundation, and the MVP Tulong Kapatid CSR Council.
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COA flags setbacks in DepEd’s P20-billion classroom PPP project

2018-08-12 newsinfo.inquirer.net
The Commission on Audit (COA) has called out the Department of Education over various “setbacks” in the implementation of the P20.14-billion public-private partnership projects meant to address the shortage in public school classrooms.
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PHL teener IM Miciano holds GM Van Foreest for 12th place finish in the Netherlands chessfest

2018-08-12 bworldonline
INTERNATIONAL Master (IM) John Marvin Miciano held second seed Grandmaster (GM) Jorden Van Foreest of the Netherlands to a 57-move draw of a King’s Indian Attack in the ninth and final round to finish at the 12th place in the 22nd Hogeschool Zeeland chess tournament in Vlissingen, the Netherlands Saturday night.
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Slaughter holds latest title with significance

2018-08-12 bworldonline
EXPERIENCING his fair share of missed big moment opportunities in the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA), the significance of their latest title is not lost to Barangay Ginebra San Miguel Kings center Greg Slaughter.
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Suspect killed, 30 others arrested in Bulacan drug busts

2018-08-12 newsinfo.inquirer.net
CAMP GEN. ALEJO SANTOS, Bulacan — A drug suspect was killed, while 30 others were arrested during a series of weekend drug operations which were undertaken despite the onslaught of monsoon rains.
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Insight: Beijing struggles to defuse anger over China's P2P lending crisis - Channel NewsAsia

2018-08-12 channelnewsasia
Peter Wang was asleep at his home in Beijing last Monday when police officers arrived before dawn to detain him, saying he had helped organise a protest planned for later that day.
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Beijing struggles to defuse anger over China's P2P lending crisis

2018-08-12 channelnewsasia
Peter Wang was asleep at his home in Beijing last Monday when police officers arrived before dawn to detain him, saying he had helped organize a protest planned for later that day.
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INSIGHT-Beijing struggles to defuse anger over China's P2P lending crisis

2018-08-12 reuters
BEIJING (Reuters) - Peter Wang was asleep at his home in Beijing last Monday when police officers arrived before dawn to detain him, saying he had helped organize a protest planned for later that day.
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Alliance Global H1 net up 17% to P7.9B

2018-08-11 business.inquirer.net
Tycoon Andrew Tan-led conglomerate Alliance Global Group Inc. (AGI) grew its net profit in the first semester by 17 percent year-on-year to P7.9 billion on higher earnings across its real estate, gaming, liquor and food retailing businesses.
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San Miguel unit sets sale of 20% of shares to the public

2018-08-11 business.inquirer.net
Consumer powerhouse San Miguel Food and Beverage Inc. (SMFB) has tapped an army of banks to sell to the public up to 20 percent of its equity in an offering that could raise as much as $2.4 billion, potentially the largest capital-raising in the history of the local stock exchange. (0-1)
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Bourse wobbles in wake of economic data, hawkish policy action

2018-08-11 bworldonline
THE BOURSE continued to reel from worrisome economic data that peppered this week, seesawing between muted gains and losses for much of Friday but ending relatively flat and capping recent week-on-week increases.
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PH shares down on currency jitters

2018-08-11 business.inquirer.net
The local stock barometer dipped on Friday as jitters over the falling Turkish lira and Russian rouble dampened regional sentiment.
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RCBC posts lower net profit in first half

2018-08-10 bworldonline
The Rizal Commercial Banking Corp. (RCBC) posted a P2.2-billion net income as of end-June, fueled by steady growth in its core businesses but dampened by lower trading gains.
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JG Summit’s second-quarter profit down, revenues up

2018-08-10 bworldonline
JG Summit Holdings, Inc.’s attributable profit dropped by a third in the second quarter of 2018, as the weaker peso, higher fuel prices, as well as rising prices of raw materials for its food, airline, and chemical units tempered the double-digit increase in revenues.
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RHI net income plunges 96.5 percent in first 9 months

2018-08-10 business.inquirer.net
Listed sugar and ethanol producer Roxas Holdings Inc. (RHI) saw its net income plunge by 96.5 percent for the first nine months of its fiscal year, ending in September, compared to year-ago level.
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UnionBank readies stock rights offering

2018-08-10 bworldonline
Union Bank of the Philippines (UnionBank) will proceed with its planned stock rights offer next month, as the lender works to raise fresh capital to support expansion.
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Alliance Global’s first-half profit rises 17%

2018-08-10 bworldonline
Alliance Global Group, Inc. grew its attributable profit by 17% in the first half of 2018, driven by the double-digit growth across its property, liquor, and fast food businesses, alongside the recovery in its gaming unit.
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Sun Life's (SLF) Q2 Earnings Grow on Sturdy Asia Business

2018-08-09 zacks
Sun Life Financial Inc. (SLF - Free Report) reported second-quarter 2018 underlying net income of $565 million (C$729 million), up 10.3% year over year. This improvement was fueled by business growth and a favorable morbidity experience, partially offset by an investment experience, expenses and the impact of the Canadian dollar’s movement. (4-0)
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PSBank net jumped 14.7% in first 6 months

2018-08-09 business.inquirer.net
Metrobank group’s thrift banking arm, Philippine Savings Bank, grew its net profit in the first semester by 14.7 percent year-on-year to P1.35 billion on higher earnings from lending and fee-based businesses.
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Cebu Pacific reports 23.6% drop in H1 profit

2018-08-09 business.inquirer.net
The operator of budget airline Cebu Pacific Air saw profits decline in the first semester of 2018 as higher costs, led by the higher price of oil and the weaker peso, squeezed margins.
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Financial, holding firms drag PSEi lower

2018-08-09 business.inquirer.net
The local stock barometer slipped on Thursday as investors priced in a lower-than-expected second-quarter Philippine economic growth alongside a hawkish Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP).
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SMIC profit up 9% to P18.1B at end-June

2018-08-09 business.inquirer.net
Conglomerate SM Investments Corp. (SMIC) grew its net profit by 9 percent year-on-year to P18.1 billion in the first semester, driven by higher earnings from the property and retailing businesses. (0-1)
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RLC 6-mo profit up 14%

2018-08-09 business.inquirer.net
Gokongwei-led Robinsons Land Corp. posted a 14-percent year-on-year growth in first semester net profit to P3.33 billion as both investment and development portfolios fueled earnings growth.
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Sun Life Financial's (SLF) CEO Dean Connor on Q2 2018 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

2018-08-09 seekingalpha
Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) Q2 2018 Earnings Conference Call August 9, 2018 10:00 AM ET
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Big 8 Split Inc. Announces Quarterly Dividends on Class D Preferred Shares and Class D Capital Shares

2018-08-09 globenewswire
TORONTO, Aug. 09, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Big 8 Split Inc. (TSX:BIG.D) (TSX:BIG.pr.D) (the “Company”) announced today that it has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.1125 per Class D Preferred Share. In addition, a quarterly dividend on its Class D Capital Shares was declared of $0.043 per Class D Capital Share. The dividends on both the Class D Preferred Shares and Class D Capital Shares are payable on September 14, 2018 to holders of record on August 31, 2018.
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Sun Life Financial, Inc. 2018 Q2 - Results - Earnings Call Slides

2018-08-09 seekingalpha
The following slide deck was published by Sun Life Financial, Inc. in conjunction with their 2018 Q2 earnings call.
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