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12 richest Pinoys have P2.9 trillion

With an estimated net worth of $20 billion, SM founder Henry Sy Sr. remains the richest among the tycoons from the Philippines who made it to Forbes magazine’s latest annual list of the wealthiest people on the planet. (76-0)

Henry Sy, 11 other tycoons from PH, among the world’s richest

A dozen tycoons from the Philippines, Henry Sy Sr. who founded the storied SM group, are among the wealthiest people on the planet, based on Forbes magazines’ 2018 list of billionaires. (44-0)

Mindanao mom-and-pop bakeries face stiffer competition from food brands

2018-03-05 bworldonline
DAVAO CITY — Micro, small and medium-scale enterprise (MSME) bread and cake makers are a growing sector in Mindanao, but they need to keep innovating to compete with big firms that mass-produce baked goods, according to the chairman of the Filipino-Chinese Bakery Association, Inc. (2-0)

Philequity creates MSCI PH-tracking fund

MSCI, a leading global provider of indices, analytical tools, data, real estate benchmarks and ESG (environmental, social and governance) research. (29-0)

Singapore stocks rise 1pc on banks, Philippines down

2018-02-21 themalaymailonline
The Singapore index climbs 1.1 per cent, led by financials. — Reuters picSINGAPORE, Feb 21 — Most South-east Asian stock markets rose today, tracking broader Asian peers, with Singapore hitting a near three-week high boosted by banking stocks. (20-0)

Most South-east Asia stocks slip on caution amid volatile global markets

2018-02-08 themalaymailonline
Malaysian shares remain largely steady, up as much as 0.2 per cent, with telecom stocks leading the gains. — Picture Ahmad ZamzahuriSINGAPORE, Feb 8 — Most South-east Asian stock markets edged lower today, signalling caution, as Wall Street's early gains overnight fizzled out, leaving investors wary of further volatility in the global markets. (9-0)

URC adopts sustainability agenda

Gokongwei-led regional industrial powerhouse Universal Robina Corp. has unveiled a new framework to institutionalize sustainable business practices and benchmark itself against global standards to create long-term value and inclusive growth for stakeholders. (2-0)

PSEI ends flat on Friday trading lull

The benchmark Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) ended the week relatively flat, higher by only 0.02 percent, or 1.37 points, to 8,814.62 on Friday’s close. The broader all-shares index was down 0.05 percent, or 2.66 points, to 5,098.75. (35-0)

The Gokongwei Brand of Entrepreneurial Management

2018-01-01 bworldonline
Just a few years ago, the conventional wisdom was that family-run businesses could not be as well-managed as non-family run businesses. But the research has shifted, and our experience as a group shows that a hybrid of family-led publicly listed business works. (2-0)

PSEi ends 2017 with new record high

2017-12-29 philstar
MANILA, Philippines — The stock barometer capped off 2017 in the positive territory, finishing at a new all-time high and setting a new intra-day peak after flirting with the 8,600 level on Friday. (12-0)

South-east Asia stocks trade sideways, Singapore slips

2017-12-13 themalaymailonline
Thai shares are the top gainers in South-east Asia, rising as much as 0.4 per cent. — Reuters pic SINGAPORE, Dec 13 — South-east Asian stock markets traded sideways today ahead of a US Federal Reserve meeting outcome that could hint at the pace of rate tightening in the world's largest economy. (16-0)

Market to test 8,500 level this week

2017-12-10 philstar
MANILA, Philippines — The stock market recovered last week, pushed by some Christmas rallies in Asian stocks and the upbeat sentiment in Wall Street, which altogether may push the index to as high as the 8,500 levels this week, traders said. (7-1)

Bourse slips back above 8,300 line on bargain-hunting, tax reform optimism

2017-12-08 bworldonline
THE PHILIPPINE STOCK EXCHANGE Index (PSEi) ended the week higher on bargain-hunting, with sentiment buoyed by progress made in reconciling the House of Representatives’ and Senate’s tax reform legislation at the bicameral conference committee stage. (23-0)

Environment group putting up P25-M plastic recycling plant

2017-12-07 philstar
MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Alliance for Recycling and Materials Sustainability (PARMS) will build a P25 million recycling facility for sachets as part of a comprehensive approach to address post-consumer waste which puts a strain on the environment, particularly waterways. (2-0)

PARMS to build recycling facility for plastic sachets

2017-12-06 bworldonline
THE Philippine Alliance for Recycling and Materials Sustainability (PARMS) is set to establish a P25-million facility that will recycle plastic sachets. (2-0)

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