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MUFG says Philippine growth upside has moved beyond base effects

MUFG says Philippine growth upside has moved beyond base effects

THE Philippine economy has moved beyond the stage where any growth upside is due to base effects, Japan’s MUFG Bank said on Wednesday, as it upgraded its 2022 forecast for gross domestic product (GDP) to between 7.5% and 8%, following a stronger-than-expected performance in the first nine months.  MUFG Senior …

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Talking, big and small

Talking, big and small

NOT EVERYTHING discussed in a meeting is part of the agenda or makes it to the minutes to be approved subsequently. The first item in the agenda is usually the approval of the minutes of the previous meeting. Talking entails both small and big matters. Just before the formal meeting, …

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Premiere Island’s REIT IPO gets SEC’s nod

EdgeConneX-Aboitiz first data center to start construction next year

THE Securities and Exchange Commission has approved the initial public offering (IPO) of Premiere Island Holding Corp., which is expected to raise up to P3.09 billion from its market debut. The company is envisioned to become the power and infrastructure real estate investment trust (REIT) of Villar-led Prime Asset Ventures, …

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