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SM gets income boost from property, retail units

May 09, 2018 - 3:35 PM

The listed conglomerate of the Philippines' richest man posts a 10% rise in net income for the 1st quarter of 2018, thanks to its core businesses

STRONG RESULTS. SM president Frederic DyBuncio says: 'We continue to build on our strong 2017 performance with revenues rising faster in the first quarter this year.' Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

FAST FACTS: SM Investments Corporation

Jun 28, 2017 - 7:45 PM

Here's what every consumer should know about SM Investments Corporation, the conglomerate of the Philippines' richest man

No merger? Henry Sy firm among top shareholders of RCBC

May 23, 2017 - 12:15 AM

A privately held company of the Sy family owner of China Bank and BDO Unibank has been buying shares of RCBC a Yuchengco led bank

Property, banking fuel SM Investments' net income

Mar 01, 2017 - 9:10 PM

The Sy family s property and banking businesses continue to drive their conglomerate s financial performance

UPBEAT. SMIC says its property unit accounted for 39% of total earnings in 2016, with banks comprising 37% and retail 24%. Photo by Chrisee Dela Paz/Rappler

Duterte's pivot: Are we ready for China's imminent debt crisis?

Oct 22, 2016 - 4:14 PM

Before we embark on ever deeper ties with China it’s imperative that our leaders – starting with the President himself – have a good idea of who we’re dealing with and what exactly we’re signing up for

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SMIC posts 8% income growth, plans more land reclamation

Aug 04, 2016 - 5:07 PM

The conglomerate plans to reclaim 660 hectares of land in Manila Bay in partnership with the city governments of Parañaque and Pasay for a mixed use development

Ex-Plantersbank workers seek better terms from China Bank Savings

Jan 29, 2016 - 4:28 PM

The labor department is currently overseeing negotiations between the employees and China Bank Savings Inc which is merging with Plantersbank

JOB SECURITY. Members of the Planters Development Bank Employees Association (PDBEA) stage a protest on January 28. All photos from PDBEA

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Dec 30, 2015 - 6:00 PM

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China Bank to open 11 branches in December

Nov 28, 2015 - 9:51 AM

Retail and banking magnate Henry Sy’s China Bank expects to close 2015 with 508 branches including those of China Bank Savings and Planters Development Bank

BEEFING UP. China Bank will open branches in Makati, Quezon City, and San Juan in December

More IPOs before 2015 ends – PSE

Nov 26, 2015 - 2:16 PM

It has been a year of highs and lows for the local bourse which started the year in record breaking fashion before global instability pulled the index back

The wRap Indonesia: Cut in fuel prices, rupiah gains

Oct 08, 2015 - 6:00 AM

Other stories include the seizure of illegally traded shark fins worsening forest fires and the possibility of a midnight curfew for Jakarta nightclubs

PAKET EKONOMI. President Joko Widodo talks about his first economic stimulus in this file photo. Photo from Twitter @Jokowi

Indonesian rupiah strong as US dollar declines

Oct 07, 2015 - 5:03 PM

The gains from Indonesia contributed to a generally confident outlook despite ongoing worries about China the world s number two economy and biggest energy user

China Bank-Plantersbank merger secures final BSP approval

Aug 20, 2015 - 9:17 PM

China Bank will be the surviving entity in the merger

Holding firm of PH's richest man nets P28.4B in 2014

Mar 05, 2015 - 2:45 PM

Henry Sy’s holding firm is up 3 6 on strong performance of its banking real estate and retail units

11 firms awarded for exemplary corporate governance

Nov 20, 2013 - 5:17 PM

Five publicly listed firms and 6 trading participants are recognized during the 2013 Bell Awards sponsored by the Philippine Stock Exchange

BEST PRACTICES. The Philippine Stock Exchange recognizes firms that adhere to high corporate governance standards in its annual Bell Awards. This photo shows PSE president Hans Sicat delivering his remarks during the awards night on November 19. PHOTO BY CHERRIE REGALADO/RAPPLER.COM

Sy group acquires Plantersbank

Sep 18, 2013 - 2:46 PM

In a bid to boost its focus on small and medium enterprises SME the banking arm of the country s richest acquired a controlling stake in the country s largest private development bank

DEAL SEALED. China Bank chair Hans Sy (2nd from the left) and Plantersbank chair Jesus Tambunting shake hands after the MOA signing in Makati City. Photo courtesy of China Bank

Chinabank Q1 earnings jump 63% to P1.8-B

May 03, 2013 - 1:49 PM

The Sy led China Bank attributed the earnings growth to the expansion of its consumer loan portfolio and higher interest revenues

HIGHER EARNINGS. China Bank registered a 62.5% jump in net income in the 1st quarter of 2013.

Allied Bank-ICBC talks 'speculative' - Lucio Tan grp

Jan 03, 2013 - 8:36 PM

No move to revive talks with Chinese banking giant Industrial and Commercial Bank of China ICBC after talks with Ayala led Bank of the Philippine Islands BPI failed Lucio Tan led Allied Bank says

Ayala, Sy companies win PSE corporate governance awards

Dec 03, 2012 - 7:21 PM

Listed companies of the Ayala and the Sy business groups dominated the corporate governance awards of the stock exchange