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Fitch affirms PH investment grade rating at BBB-

Mar 30, 2017 - 2:10 PM

The rating comes with a positive outlook that indicates an upward trend for credit ratings over a one- to two-year period

Fitch affirms PH investment grade rating at BBB-

Fitch keeps 'stable' outlook for PH banks in 2017

Dec 13, 2016 - 6:00 PM

Only the Philippines and Vietnam – where economic prospects are brighter – have stable sector outlooks, the debt watcher says

Fitch keeps 'stable' outlook for PH banks in 2017

Ties with China to fill infra spending gap, pose risk to PPP

Oct 20, 2016 - 8:31 PM

Increased Chinese involvement may have the dual effect of reducing the number of PPP projects in the pipeline and fulfilling plans for a 'Golden Age of Infrastructure' in the Philippines, says a research firm

Ties with China to fill infra spending gap, pose risk to PPP

P1B fine unlikely to weaken RCBC's financial profile - Fitch

Aug 09, 2016 - 8:45 PM

The P1-billion penalty is the largest ever imposed by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas and is equivalent to about 20% of RCBC's 2015 net income

P1B fine unlikely to weaken RCBC's financial profile - Fitch

No rules, just results: Meet the millennials of Montgomery Fitch

May 27, 2016 - 3:15 PM

The millennial-owned and operated creative agency has learned many lessons on its way to success

No rules, just results: Meet the millennials of Montgomery Fitch

PH keeps investment grade ratings – for now

May 11, 2016 - 7:30 PM

For now, Standard and Poor’s, Moody’s and Fitch all keep the country’s credit rating at investment grade as the country prepares for a Duterte presidency

PH keeps investment grade ratings – for now

Poll results' impact on ratings not immediate – Fitch

May 10, 2016 - 7:45 PM

'The agency does not expect the outcome of the Philippines election to have any immediate impact on the rating or outlook,' says Sagarika Chandra

Poll results' impact on ratings not immediate – Fitch

Gov't unsatisfied with Fitch's PH credit rating

Apr 08, 2016 - 8:30 PM

The Philippines is still underrated as it outperforms its neighbors in Southeast Asia in terms of economic growth drivers, Finance Secretary Cesar Purisima says

Gov't unsatisfied with Fitch's PH credit rating

Philippines gets credit rating upgrade from NICE

Jan 23, 2016 - 9:54 AM

With this latest credit rating action from NICE, Fitch Ratings remains the only agency that assigns the minimum investment grade to the Philippines

Philippines gets credit rating upgrade from NICE

Telstra-San Miguel possible deal has limited impact on telco industry

Nov 20, 2015 - 6:38 PM

Ratings agency Fitch says, 'the joint venture will experience large cash burn given the significant capital outlay and price competition to build a subscriber base'

Telstra-San Miguel possible deal has limited impact on telco industry

PH less vulnerable to external shocks – Fitch

Oct 02, 2015 - 7:30 PM

'The picture for emerging markets is not uniformly gloomy,' says Fitch

PH less vulnerable to external shocks – Fitch

Fitch raises PH outlook to positive

Sep 24, 2015 - 10:24 PM

The Philippines is still underrated as it continues to outperform its 'single-A-rated' neighbors in Southeast Asia, Finance Secretary Cesar Purisima says

Fitch raises PH outlook to positive

Transparency, ratings agency warn on Malaysia graft 'crisis'

Sep 02, 2015 - 5:40 AM

'Malaysia is facing a major corruption crisis,' graft watchdog Transparency International says as it calls for independent investigations

Transparency, ratings agency warn on Malaysia graft 'crisis'

Turkey PM forms election government including pro-Kurdish party

Aug 29, 2015 - 9:31 AM

The newly appointed cabinet will not have to undergo a vote of confidence in parliament, as required in the constitution. The president's approval is considered enough for interim governments

Turkey PM forms election government including pro-Kurdish party

Aquino: PH will be 'first-world' within generation if reforms continue

Jul 27, 2015 - 10:00 PM

'This is just the beginning, you haven’t seen anything yet,' President Aquino says as he details in his last State of the Nation Address the economic gains under his watch

Aquino: PH will be 'first-world' within generation if reforms continue

PH banks can meet higher capital buffers – Fitch Ratings

Jul 08, 2015 - 5:36 PM

Overall, Philippine bank capitalization is relatively robust, as several lenders have already boosted their capital requirements

PH banks can meet higher capital buffers – Fitch Ratings

PH gets credit rating upgrade from Japan

Jul 06, 2015 - 6:32 PM

The latest upgrade from Japan Credit Rating Agency is the 22nd positive rating action for the country from international credit rating agencies like S&P, Moody’s, and Fitch

PH gets credit rating upgrade from Japan

'Invest in PH now' - Gov't, business make pitch to US investors

Jun 29, 2015 - 12:27 AM

The conference is part of a high-level, 3 city trade mission aimed at encouraging US investment in the country

'Invest in PH now' - Gov't, business make pitch to US investors

Globe Telecom forms company for 'new, strategic' businesses

Jun 16, 2015 - 5:08 PM

The creation of a holding company aims to provide more focus on developing and growing new businesses, Globe says

Globe Telecom forms company for 'new, strategic' businesses

Can the U23 Azkals bounce back in SEA Games football?

Jun 06, 2015 - 12:58 PM

With two losses in as many games, the Philippine U23 football team must find a way to regroup for its last two matches against Myanmar and Indonesia

Can the U23 Azkals bounce back in SEA Games football?

Azkals drop second straight match in loss to Cambodia

Jun 03, 2015 - 10:44 PM

Paolo Salenga's goal is the only bright spot for the u-23 Azkals as they succumb to Cambodia's superior passing in their second SEA Games outing

Azkals drop second straight match in loss to Cambodia

LIVE BLOG: Azkals vs Cambodia - SEA Games 2015

Jun 03, 2015 - 4:46 PM

Live blog of the Azkals vs Cambodia SEA Games football match

LIVE BLOG: Azkals vs Cambodia - SEA Games 2015

Azkals fall to Singapore in SEA Games opener

Jun 01, 2015 - 10:41 PM

A Singapore goal before halftime was the deciding score in the u-23 football showdown

Azkals fall to Singapore in SEA Games opener

Security tight for PH-Singapore SEA Games football match

Jun 01, 2015 - 10:18 PM

Police closed down some of the roads surrounding the 6,800-capacity facility prior to the Philippines vs Singapore football match

Security tight for PH-Singapore SEA Games football match

Why this Philippine SEA Games football team is special

May 27, 2015 - 3:28 PM

A scheduling conflict affords this side headed to Singapore a once-in-a-generation chance for Philippine-bred players to show their stuff internationally

Why this Philippine SEA Games football team is special

Philippine U-23 SEA Games football roster named

May 25, 2015 - 7:26 PM

Twenty men coming from different colleges and soccer clubs will don the Philippine colors in the Under-23 football tournament of the 28th Southeast Asian Games

Philippine U-23 SEA Games football roster named

PLDT opens 2015 with flat net profit, organizational shakeup

May 05, 2015 - 6:23 PM

(UPDATED) The Philippines' second most valuable listed company says it is on track in meeting its P35 billion core net profit guidance for 2015, with its first quarter performance 'slightly ahead of expectations'

PLDT opens 2015 with flat net profit, organizational shakeup

Fitch affirms BPI’s investment grade

May 04, 2015 - 8:30 PM

BPI, along with BDO and Metrobank, are seen to maintain relatively high core capitalization in the medium term

Fitch affirms BPI’s investment grade

The kids are alright: Meet the U22 'Olympic' Azkals

Mar 21, 2015 - 2:50 AM

The Philippine U22 team embarks for Bangkok with eyes on qualifying for the 2016 AFC U23 championship and the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics

The kids are alright: Meet the U22 'Olympic' Azkals

Fitch affirms Philippines' 'BBB-' rating

Mar 18, 2015 - 12:13 PM

The country's 'BBB-' rating is one notch below the rating assigned to the Philippines by Moody’s Investors Service and Standard & Poor’s

Fitch affirms Philippines' 'BBB-' rating

Check out this throwback photo of 'Fifty Shades' actor Jamie Dornan

Feb 20, 2015 - 4:52 PM

Actress Malin Akerman posted the ad as a throwback post on her Instagram account

Check out this throwback photo of 'Fifty Shades' actor Jamie Dornan

PH deserves a Fitch upgrade – DTI chief

Feb 04, 2015 - 2:51 PM

Trade Secretary Gregory Domingo says the Philippines deserves a Fitch rating upgrade 3 notches higher to investment grade, citing stable growth and investor confidence in the country

PH deserves a Fitch upgrade – DTI chief

PH gets another boost from Moody’s

Dec 11, 2014 - 8:34 PM

The credit rating agency ups its investment-grade rank for the country to a notch, citing 'stable' outlook, but warns that the government's growth target for 2014 might be too hard to achieve

PH gets another boost from Moody’s

Higher capex, lower profit for PLDT, Globe in 2015 – Fitch

Nov 11, 2014 - 6:12 PM

The telecommunication rivals are seen to invest heavily in their fiber networks expansion and cope with fast-growing demand for data services, says Fitch Ratings

Higher capex, lower profit for PLDT, Globe in 2015 – Fitch

Turkey warns credit agencies over 'political' assessments

Sep 17, 2014 - 12:40 AM

Political risks should not weigh on Turkey's credit rating, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan argues

Turkey warns credit agencies over 'political' assessments

Palace cites ‘renewed optimism’ on PH business prospects

Sep 03, 2014 - 11:36 AM

Malacañang says the investment grade status obtained by the Philippines from South Korean NICE Ratings is the Philippines' 18th positive rating action under the Aquino administration

Palace cites ‘renewed optimism’ on PH business prospects

Malaysian CIMB mega bank merger comes with 'risks' – Fitch

Jul 14, 2014 - 2:29 PM

'The proposed merger of CIMB, RHB and Malaysia Building Society (MBSB) is ambitious, and will bring inherent challenges and risks for the new banking group amid a complex integration process'

Malaysian CIMB mega bank merger comes with 'risks' – Fitch

Fitch affirms US rating at 'AAA', hikes outlook

Mar 21, 2014 - 4:26 PM

Fitch raises its outlook for the world's largest economy to stable in part because of the way the US federal debt limit was suspended in February

Fitch affirms US rating at 'AAA', hikes outlook

PH economy in 2013: Wins and losses

Jan 01, 2014 - 5:43 PM

Here are the biggest stories about the Philippine economy in 2013 - what has been achieved and what else needs to be done

PH economy in 2013: Wins and losses

Fitch puts US debt rating on watch for downgrade

Oct 16, 2013 - 11:03 AM

The rating agency has warned US of the downgrade after Congress reached no deal to raise the debt ceiling

Fitch puts US debt rating on watch for downgrade

No debt upgrade for PLDT - Moody's

Jul 26, 2013 - 5:58 PM

PH debt upgrade review has no immediate impact on PLDT's debt rating, says Moody's

No debt upgrade for PLDT - Moody's

Investment grade from Moody's 'coming soon'

Jul 26, 2013 - 11:07 AM

The 4th credit rating upgrade to investment grade is coming "sooner than expected," the central bank chief says

Investment grade from Moody's 'coming soon'

Russia hires J.P. Morgan to avoid ratings downgrade

May 24, 2013 - 9:26 PM

Russia hires US investment bank J.P. Morgan as its consultant to prevent any downgrade of the country's credit rating from the 3 major ratings agencies

Russia hires J.P. Morgan to avoid ratings downgrade

Conference tackles implications of PH investment grade

May 23, 2013 - 11:38 PM

Officials from the government and private sector will discuss what precisely the recent upgrade of the Philippine investment credit rating means

Conference tackles implications of PH investment grade

Business sentiment soars to record high

May 23, 2013 - 7:01 PM

The investment grade credit ratings from Fitch, S&P and Japan group cause business sentiment in the Philippines to reach a record high in the 2nd quarter

Business sentiment soars to record high

Philippines vs Indonesia: Which is 'better'?

May 07, 2013 - 6:14 AM

Asia's two rising economic stars go head to head

Philippines vs Indonesia: Which is 'better'?

More FDIs 6 months after credit upgrades

May 03, 2013 - 5:22 PM

Trade Secretary Gregory Domingo says the investment grade rating from Fitch will translate into job-generating investments later this 2013, while S&P's will be in 2014

More FDIs 6 months after credit upgrades

PSEi hits new record after credit upgrade

May 03, 2013 - 10:12 AM

(UPDATED) For the first time, the Philippine Stock Exchange index breaches 7,200 benchmark after debt watcher Standard & Poors upgraded the country's credit rating to investment grade

PSEi hits new record after credit upgrade

'Investment grade may push peso to undesirable levels'

May 01, 2013 - 5:55 PM

A study projects the peso to increase by 4% to 5% against the US dollar in 2013 on the back of strong capital inflows

'Investment grade may push peso to undesirable levels'

PH manufacturing industry on the mend

Apr 24, 2013 - 8:31 AM

The Philippines manufacturing industry is seeing a resurgence from foreign companies after winning its first investment grade from Fitch

PH manufacturing industry on the mend