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Firms brave turbulent market to raise funds

A FLURRY of fund raising lies ahead this month, even as jarring volatility presents a challenging environment for companies seeking to raise funds on the stock market. The post Firms brave turbulent market to raise funds appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource: bworldonline bworldonlineMay 31st, 2018

Firms brave bear market to raise funds

Listed companies have decided to push through with their fund-raising activities despite a bearish market......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 26th, 2018

Private firms turn to bond market for funds

MANILA, Philippines - Private companies in the Philippines continue to turn to the domestic bond market to raise funds for their expansion projects, the Secu.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 21st, 2016

Metrobank, BPI issuing more bonds

Metropolitan Bank & Trust Co. (Metrobank) and Ayala-led Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) are returning to the onshore debt market to raise additional funds via the issuance of bonds and commercial papers......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated News19 hr. 48 min. ago

Taiwan firm eyes PH as manufacturing hub; local unit sets P6.77-B IPO

Taiwan-based New Kinpo Group (NKG) is grooming the Philippines to be its next Southeast Asian electronics manufacturing hub with a P6.77-billion local stock market debut planned by its local arm, Cal-Comp Technology (Philippines) Inc. Simon Shen, NKG chief executive, yesterday said the group was boosting its operating capacity in the Philippines as it shifted the focus of operations in China. "China will move toward higher level R&D (research and development), so its manufacturing component will slowly be transitioned to the Philippines. This IPO (initial public offering) will allow us to raise the funds needed to support the transition and help the Philippines enhance its manu...Keep on reading: Taiwan firm eyes PH as manufacturing hub; local unit sets P6.77-B IPO.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 12th, 2018

U.S. Fed raises interest rates anew

The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday raised short-term interest rates by a quarter of a percentage point, its second rate hike this year and the seventh since late 2015. “In view of realized and expected labor market conditions and inflation, the (Federal Open Market) Committee decided to raise the target range for the federal funds […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJun 14th, 2018

RCBC returns offshore to raise $150-M notes

Rizal Commercial Banking Corp. raised $150 million as it returned to the offshore debt market to raise funds amid the highly competitive banking industry......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 23rd, 2018

PNB, BDO raising additional funds from local, international debt market

Philippine National Bank and BDO Unibank Inc. tapped the offshore and onshore debt markets to raise funds to lengthen the maturity of their funding sources and support their business expansion plans......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 20th, 2018

BSP allows fund investment in derivatives

By Melissa Luz T. Lopez Senior Reporter THE BANGKO SENTRAL ng Pilipinas (BSP) will allow fund managers to invest trust funds in financial derivatives, as part of efforts to deepen the local debt market. The central bank issued Circular 999 last week, which will let financial firms place money from unit investment trust funds (UITFs) […] The post BSP allows fund investment in derivatives appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMar 19th, 2018

Market volatility can’t absorb MPO increase — SEC chief

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) plans to raise the minimum public ownership (MPO) of publicly listed companies by the end of 2018, but has yet to release guidelines on how these firms should comply due to the volatility in the market. “For the existing companies, we plan to raise it to 15%. But we’re […] The post Market volatility can’t absorb MPO increase — SEC chief appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsFeb 25th, 2018

Offer of T-bills seen twice oversubscribed

DEMAND for Treasury bills (T-bills) at today’s auction may exceed the amount on offer on the back of lower yields, with market players looking to park their funds in shorter tenors amid continued uncertainty in the market. The Bureau of the Treasury (BTr) plans to raise as much as P20 billion from the short-tenored securities […] The post Offer of T-bills seen twice oversubscribed appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJan 28th, 2018

Gov’t makes full award of Treasury bills

By Karl Angelo N. Vidal THE GOVERNMENT made a full award of the P20 billion it planned to raise through the auction of Treasury bills (T-bills) yesterday, with yields ending mixed, as market players parked their funds in the shorter tenor. Offers received for Monday’s auction totalled P50.1 billion, more than twice the amount the […] The post Gov’t makes full award of Treasury bills appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJan 16th, 2018

Treasury bills to fetch flat rates

YIELDS on Treasury bills (T-bills) on offer today are likely to move sideways as market players are expected to park their funds in the shorter end of the curve. The Bureau of the Treasury (BTr) plans to raise as much as P20 billion from the short-tenored securities today, broken down into a P9-billion offering for […] The post Treasury bills to fetch flat rates appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJan 15th, 2018

Cebu Landmasters upbeat on 2018 earnings

Property developer Cebu Landmasters Inc. (CLI) expects to post P1.7 billion in net profit next year, 41.7 percent higher than the projected bottom-line this year, on robust revenues from its pipeline of residential projects. CLI also plans to debut on the local bond market early next year, to raise fresh funds for expansion. The company has obtained approval from its board to file for up to P10 billion in bond offering for shelf registration, the first tranche of which is expected to amount to around P3 billion. This year, CLI's net profit is expected to exceed the P1.2 billion full-year goal on the back of P3.6 billion in projected revenues, CLI senior vice president Franco ...Keep on reading: Cebu Landmasters upbeat on 2018 earnings.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 29th, 2017

Globe eyes debt market next year to raise funds

Globe eyes debt market next year to raise funds.....»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsOct 9th, 2017

Fund-raising surge seen from higher float level

THE BOURSE could see billions in additional funds raised starting next year as listed firms start moving to meet a higher minimum public ownership (MPO) requirement, Vicente Graciano P. Felizmenio, Jr., director of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) Market and Securities Regulation Department, said in a public consultation yesterday at the Philippine International Convention Center in Pasay City......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJun 14th, 2017

Finance: Gov't partially awards T-bills as demand wanes on cautiousness

THE GOVERNMENT was only able to raise P9.09 billion in fresh funds from its first auction of Treasury bills (T-bill) for the year amid tepid demand from investors, with banks seeking higher returns due to market jitters amid global uncertainties......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJan 16th, 2017

Oil firms raise pump prices today

MANILA, Philippines - Following leads in the international oil market, petroleum firms yesterday increased the prices of gasoline and diesel products......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 26th, 2016

Treasury mulls $500-M bond offer

THE GOVERNMENT plans to sell at least $500 million in dollar-denominated securities early next year to raise funds for state programs and manage debts, the National Treasurer said, adding that timing of the offer will depend on market feedback in the wake.....»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsNov 22nd, 2016

Front Page: Treasury mulls $500-M bond offer

THE GOVERNMENT plans to sell at least $500 million in dollar-denominated securities early next year to raise funds for state programs and manage debts, the National Treasurer said, adding that timing of the offer will depend on market feedback in the wake.....»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsNov 22nd, 2016

Companies return to market ahead of US Fed rate hike

MANILA, Philippines - Companies are now scrambling to raise funds either through a public listing or through the debt market, braving the prevailing stock ma.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 16th, 2016