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MAPFRE Insurance Raises Capital and Takes the Lead in Non-Life Insurance

Published: December 5, 2019 | In Focus, News and Events | No Comments

MAPFRE INSURANCE, formerly MAPFRE INSULAR, recently announced in a media launch that it has raised capital to P900 million, having complied with the minimum net worth requirement set for 2019 by the Insurance Commission, according to the New Insurance Code of the Philippines (RA 10607). Amended in 2013, the law states that a domestic life […]

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How To Invest in Premyo Bonds

Published: November 27, 2019 | In Focus, Investing, News and Events | No Comments

The Philippine Bureau of Treasury has officially launched its one-year peso-denominated “Premyo Bonds Para sa Bayan” last November 25. They hope that this offering will encourage more Filipinos to become investors. And as an incentive, apart from the usual fixed income you’ll earn, you also get the chance to win a condo unit, a million […]

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Buy, Sell, or Hold? Trading Tactics Will Guide Your Stock Picks

Published: November 22, 2019 | General Information, In Focus | 3 Comments

Opportunities are present whether the stock market is bullish or bearish, but how to strategize to accumulate the best return on investments requires some expert advice. This is what online trading platform BDO Nomura Securities, the joint venture company between BDO Unibank and Nomura Holdings of Japan, recently did via the launch of “Trading Tactics,” […]

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Celebrating Economic and Financial Literacy Week with BDO Foundation

Published: November 20, 2019 | In Focus | No Comments

The 16th Congress of the Philippines through Republic Act 10922, has declared the second week of November every year as “Economic and Financial Literacy Week”. This is the government’s recognition of the importance of financial literacy to help the country grow. It hopes to teach people how to make sound financial decisions, mobilize savings, and […]

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This Elite Trader Has Made Money Every Month For Almost 3 Years Already

Published: November 8, 2019 | In Focus | No Comments

There’s investing and there’s trading. Investing is long-term or a buy-and-hold strategy. Meanwhile, trading is short-term or a buy-and-sell strategy. Investing is all about putting your money on a stock or an investment fund that has potential for growth over time. Meanwhile, trading is all about timing the market and earning from the price volatility […]

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Singles’ Day vs Black Friday: Facts About The World’s Biggest Shopping Events

Published: November 2, 2019 | General Information, In Focus, News and Events | No Comments

The world is now more connected than ever, thanks to the Internet. With e-commerce becoming more and more familiar to consumers, business retailers are no longer limited by their geographic location — anyone can now sell anything to anybody in the world. And of all the months in a year, November is perhaps the busiest […]

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Fujidenzo Supports Startup Entrepreneurs

Published: October 27, 2019 | In Focus | No Comments

Since 2005, Fujidenzo Home and Commercial Appliances has grown into one of the most trusted brands in the market. While it was founded as a response to the needs of the Filipino consumers, it has now become a world class appliance brand of quality commercial products that many food businesses rely on for long term […]

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Laundry Business Success with Whirlpool-Maytag

Updated: August 5, 2019 | Business, In Focus | 2 Comments

Laundromats are good business. One proof to this is its resilience amidst our ever-changing lifestyle. Did you know that even as early as the 1930s, there are already such businesses in the United States? I remember during the 90s, they slowly began appearing around Metro Manila. And since then, laundromats have never stopped growing as […]

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un-SLACKing Off the IPO market

Published: July 28, 2019 | In Focus | No Comments

We are only halfway through the year and we have already witnessed some of the most exciting companies going public this year. Some stocks received a warm embrace from investors while some did not receive the love they were hoping for. Beyond Meat stock is currently trading almost 3 times its IPO price; while Lyft […]

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Amazon, The Everything Store

Published: July 9, 2019 | In Focus | No Comments

What started out as an online store selling books through the internet in the late 1990s, there is almost nothing that Amazon does not sell today. The company’s expansion into diversified businesses has truly made Amazon a brand to reckon with. The brainchild of Jeff Bezos, the world’s richest man, Amazon is one of the […]

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PipProfit! Mobile App: Improve How You Learn and Experience Forex Trading

Published: June 16, 2019 | In Focus | No Comments

Fullerton Markets has recently launched a new mobile app for forex traders – it’s called PipProfit!. This one-stop platform offers users greater convenience and allows you to enjoy a more seamless mobile experience for your trading-related activities. Dubbed as Asia’s fastest-growing brokerage firm, Fullerton Markets was founded back in 2015. Today, the company continues to […]

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