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Optimism in PH businesses dips in Q4

Jan 03, 2017 - 3:43 PM

Optimism in the country’s businesses fell to 80 from 84 in the previous quarter but the Philippines still ranks as the second most optimistic country of the 37 surveyed in the latest Grant Thornton International Business Report

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PH 3rd most optimistic economy – global business survey

Oct 31, 2016 - 9:00 PM

The survey shows optimism of Philippine businesses stood at 84 in the 3rd quarter of the year way above the average of 42

OPTIMISTIC. Filipinos are feeling optimistic about the economy. File photo by Agence France Presse

'PH business confidence highest in ASEAN, No. 3 in world'

Apr 28, 2015 - 4:46 PM

The Grant Thornton International Business Report says PH business optimism is the third highest in the world despite a slight drop from last year

PH bizmen 2nd most optimistic in world

Apr 11, 2013 - 9:58 AM

Filipino business leaders are more confident than their ASEAN and global counterparts according to a survey of Grant Thornton International

PH ahead in number of female execs

Mar 07, 2013 - 6:37 PM

The International Business Report IBR released by local audit company Punongbayan Araullo and global firm Grand Thornton reveals that more and more women including Filipinas are taking up senior management roles including CEO and CFO posts in 2013

WOMEN IN-CHARGE. SMIC's Teresita Sy-Coson and Filinvest's Lourdes Josephine Gotianun-Yap are among the growing female executives in Philippine business. Photo from

80% of PH businesses plan to increase salaries

Jul 16, 2012 - 4:26 PM

A business survey showed that an overwhelming 80 of Philippine business plan to increase salaries of existing employees in the next 12 months instead of hiring new ones

Filipinas rule the board room: PH 2nd in world for females in top posts

Mar 10, 2012 - 8:24 AM

The Philippines came in 2nd only to Russia in a ranking of countries with women in senior management positions