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Market climbs; AC Energy, Apollo Global lead gainers

The stock market rebounded Thursday in step with the rest of Asia, as investors await Joe Biden’s proposals for a vast new stimulus as well as comments from the head of the Federal Reserve on its policy outlook......»»

Category: lifestyleSource: abscbn abscbnJan 15th, 2021

Stock market climbs; DITO and AC Energy lead advances

Stocks rallied Tuesday in step with the rest of Asia, fueled by the overarching theme of vaccine rollouts, slowing infections and the easing of lockdowns, as well as optimism President Joe Biden will soon be able to sign off on a vast US stimulus package......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 17th, 2021

Market climbs; Jollibee, SM Prime lead advances

The stock market extended its gains Tuesday, lifted by the launching of the country’s  COVID-19 vaccination drive Monday......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

Market down; DITO, Apollo Global drop

The stock market retreated Wednesday as the delay in the arrival of COVID-19 vaccines in the country dampened hopes for a quick economic recovery......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 24th, 2021

Stock market extends rally; PLDT, Jollibee lead gainers

Stocks rose for the third straight day Monday, lifted by a report that the Philippines secured 30 million doses of a COVID-19 vaccine developed by US drug maker Novavax......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJan 11th, 2021

Stock market drops; Dito, AC Energy lead advances

The stock market fell Monday as investors took profits ahead of Tuesday, the last trading of the year, in a shortened trading week......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsDec 29th, 2020

Market drops; AC Energy, URC lead losers

Stocks retreated Wednesday on another bout of profit taking and lingering worries about the impact of a spike in coronavirus infections around the world......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsNov 25th, 2020

Market rises slightly; RLC, Metro Pacific lead gainers

The stock market rose slightly Monday on last-minute buying from investors on growing optimism over vaccine developments......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsNov 24th, 2020

Stock market rallies; BDO climbs

The stock market jumped Friday after the surprise cut in interest rates announced by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas and over a virus vaccine that could spur global economic recovery and bring back a semblance of normality in the new year......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsNov 21st, 2020

Two GBP subsidiaries cited for exceptional compliance practices

Global Business Power (GBP) subsidiary, Cebu Energy Development Corporation (CEDC), ranked high on the list of most compliant generators under the coal-fired category by the Philippine Electricity Market Corp. (PEMC). CEDC, with a capacity of 246 MW, placed 6th and garnered an overall compliance rating of 93.92 percent. Meanwhile, GBP subsidiary, Panay Energy Development Corporation […] The post Two GBP subsidiaries cited for exceptional compliance practices appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 15th, 2020

Panay Energy posts highest PEMC rating

Global Business Power Corp.’s subsidiary Panay Energy Development Corp. topped the list of coal-fired generators with the highest compliance rating by Philippine Electricity Market Corp......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsOct 5th, 2020

Stock market up again; Dito, NOW lead gainers

Share prices rose again Friday on prospects of a further reopening of the economy after COVID-19 cases in the country appear to be plateauing......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsOct 3rd, 2020

Stock market climbs to end 4-day slump

The stock market rose slightly Monday on bargain hunting to end a four-day losing streak amid worries about fresh global virus spikes and the reimposition of economically damaging containment measures......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsSep 29th, 2020

Stocks rise; Megaworld, Ayala Land lead gainers

The stock market rose slightly Monday after President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday signed into law Bayanihan 2, which provides for a P165-billion COVID-19 relief package......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsSep 15th, 2020

Stocks advance; Ayala, SM issues lead gainers

The stock market jumped Monday on bargain-hunting and on analytics that the Philippines has already flattened the curve on new coronavirus infections......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsSep 7th, 2020

Peso climbs to 3-year high of 49.80 against US dollar on heavy trading

The peso pierced through the P49-per-greenback boundary and strengthened to nearly three-year high on the back of improving global market risk appetite that resulted in gains in emerging markets......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 6th, 2020

PH Eyes Stockpiling of Crude Oil Amid Cheap Global Prices

The Philippines may take advantage of the low crude oil prices in the world market to prepare for the future once fuel prices increase due to the resumption of economic activities, Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi said. Cusi briefed members of the Joint Congressional Energy Commission on Friday on the initiatives to address the impact of […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2020

Global recession more likely as COVID spread prolongs disruption

A global recession is now becoming more likely as the rising number of cases of COVID-19 worldwide lead to greater disruption and aggressive market selloff, Oxford Economics said......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 17th, 2020

Market rebounds; BDO climbs

​Stocks rebounded slightly on Tuesday, following a blockbuster surge on Wall Street fueled by hopes for a concerted global response to the coronavirus disease 2019......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2020

Market sees strong demand for LNG

GLOBAL demand for liquefied natural gas (LNG) grew by 12.5 percent to 359 million tonnes in 2019, according to Shell’s latest annual LNG Outlook’ a significant increase that bolsters LNG’s growing role in the transition to a lower-carbon energy system. 2019 saw key developments that are helping to reshape the industry, namely: an industry record […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2020

Sports brand launches new running campaign

Manila, Philippines (February 2020) - This month, adidas looks to invite runners to reframe the meaning of ‘Fast’ with the launch of its latest campaign, Faster Than_, which shines a light on the inspiring self-betterment stories of runners around the world. Representing an empowered, democratized running community, of which only 19% stated they run for a fast time, these new faces of ‘Fast’ share the belief that ‘Fast is a personal feeling’. It is not always about personal best – for many, running is all about personal betterment adidas has long understood and celebrated the transformative power of running. Now, to mark the launch of the brand’s unmissable running story, adidas has commissioned a global study of 6,000 runners across six different key cities*, which reveals how the art of running is no longer simply about being the fastest. Instead, the Why We Run study identifies how today’s runners are now more focused on the other benefits running can bring, with 87% of those surveyed admitting they now run with a focus on transformation and personal betterment. Other lead findings from the study include: Faster Than the Noise – 60% of respondents agreed that regular running provided mental health benefits, with 47% saying it allowed them to switch off from everyday stresses of modern life, with 68% admitting it’s the only time their phones are left behind. Faster Than Excuses – 18% of runners feel more inspired after a run, with 14% saying it gave them a sense of pride and 32% confessing to having increased confidence immediately after a run. Faster Than Alone – The social aspect of running is also revealed as part of the study, with 34% of those surveyed admitting they have met a future friend while running and 20% even meeting a future partner, showcasing the more unexpected social benefits that the activity can bring. Faster Than Expected – The positive repercussions of running were revealed as part of the study, with respondents linking their post-running ‘high’ to successes including finally achieving something they’d been putting off (34%), finding their creative flair and best ideas (30%) and even working up the courage to ask someone out on a date (17%). Introducing the new faces of Faster Than_ In line with the Why We Run research findings, adidas invited real-life runners to become the stars of the Faster Than_ campaign to share their self-betterment stories and inspire others. Driving heat in the running community and beyond, the campaign heroizes a number of inspirational runners from Martinus Evans, a distance runner who turned his doctor’s negative body comments and laughter into a motivational tool, to Noah Lyles, the current Men’s 200m World Champion, who proves that even for the fastest, ‘Fast’ is a personal feeling. The inspirational stories of overcoming prejudice and adversity from plus-size fitness model Chinae Alexander, and emergency liver transplant survivor turned World Champion runner Ellie Lacey are also among those that feature as part of the campaign, alongside legendary women’s marathon runner Kathrine Switzer. Switzer famously became the first female numbered entrant to the Boston Marathon in 1967 and was controversially pushed off the course by male entrants but battled on and finished the race.  As part of the campaign, adidas has crafted a range of new shoes that enable runners to achieve their personal feeling of ‘Fast’.  From the new lightweight SL20 design, with a cutting-edge Lightstrike midsole for explosive movements and enduring speed, to Ultraboost 20 which provides maximum energy return in every step, and even a new 4D 1.0 shoe with a uniquely designed and ultra-supportive 3D-printed midsole, adidas has the perfect pair of running shoes for every type of runner. Martinus Evans, founder of 300 pounds and running, said: “You might expect me to say that running faster than others makes me feel powerful. Makes me feel strong. Makes me feel free. But to me, it’s not even about that. To me, it’s about giving it a go. Empowering yourself to get out there and run. Not worrying what others have to say, just worrying about the positive effect running can have for you.  ‘Fast’ means something different for everyone. But you’ll never be fast – by your definition or anybody else’s – if you never get out there and run. I want to encourage even more people to experience their own personal feeling of ‘Fast’. You can’t worry about people’s prejudices or what others might say. Forget all of that. You only need to think of the positive effect it can have on you. That’s what ‘Fast’ means to me.” Alberto Uncini Manganelli, General Manager, adidas Running, said: “’Fast’ is, and always has been, a personal feeling: unique to whoever is experiencing it. Performance running will always be in adidas’ DNA with our rich history of 168 marathon wins, world records and personal bests. For many people – including myself – the dream of a world record on the track or the marathon course probably isn’t something achievable. This does not disqualify me – or anyone else - from ever feeling ‘Fast’. We want to celebrate that ‘Fast’ means something different to everyone – whether it’s the feeling of being faster than yesterday, the feeling of running for a cause, or the feeling of being faster than people expect. Through our diverse range of products and creations, we want to inspire as many runners as possible to go out and achieve their own personal feeling of ‘Fast’ – whatever that might be.” Follow the Faster Than_ conversation on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter and using #FasterThan and @adidasrunning......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsFeb 26th, 2020