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*'''DOT records 4.1 M int’l tourists arrivals in H1 '''
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*'''6% growth target stays '''
*Tuesday, August 13, 2019  
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*Monday, Septembe 16, 2019  
  
:For the first half 2019, a total of 4,133,050 international tourists visited the Philippines, marking a 11.43 percent increase from last year’s figures, according to the Department of Tourism (DOT).
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:The Department of Finance (DOF) said the government is maintaining its growth target of six percent or higher this year, even as the economy settled at only 5.5 percent growth in the first semester given the delay in the enactment of the 2019 General Appropriations Act (GAA).
  
:“We have already breached the 4 million mark within the first 6 months of the year. Seven years ago, it took the entire year to reach 4 million tourists. The Philippine tourism industry has indeed come a long way with better and increased connectivity. New, rehabilitated and expanded airports have contributed much to this growth.,” said tourism chief Bernadette Romulo-Puyat ........... [https://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?client=firefox-b-d&q=cache%3Abusiness.mb.com.ph%2F2019%2F08%2F12%2Fdot-records-4-1-m-intl-tourists-arrivals-in-h1%2F<font size=4 color=green>Full Story»</font>]
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:Carlos Dominguez, finance secretary, also said to avoid a repeat of the 2019 budget delay, leaders of both the Senate and the House of Representatives are meeting every month to monitor the progress on the budget and the 25 priority bills enumerated in the 4th State-of-the-Nation Address ........... [https://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/business/6-growth-target-stays<font size=4 color=green>Full Story»</font>]
  
 
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*'''Earnings of Philippine banks up 26% in H1 '''
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*'''Stocks up, peso stronger'''
*Monday, August 12, 2019 12:00 am
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*Thursday, August 15, 2019  
  
:MANILA, Philippines — Profits of Philippine banks surged 26.4 percent in the first half of the year to P109.77 billion from P86.87 billion due to higher interest and non-interest earnings, according to preliminary data from the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas.
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:Share prices ended higher yesterday as investors tracked overseas leads to trade the market.
  
:The BSP said the operating income of banks recorded a double-digit 12.2 percent increase from P323.83 billion to P363.32 billion, as net interest income jumped 31.7 percent from P326.06 billion to P429.55 billion ........... [https://www.philstar.com/business/2019/08/12/1942524/earnings-philippine-banks-26-h1<font size=4 color=green>Full Story»</font>]
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:The Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) was up 70.20 points to 7,858.65, a 0.9 percent hike ........... [https://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/business/stocks-peso-stronger<font size=4 color=green>Full Story»</font>]

Latest revision as of 05:02, 16 September 2019

  • 6% growth target stays
  • Monday, Septembe 16, 2019
The Department of Finance (DOF) said the government is maintaining its growth target of six percent or higher this year, even as the economy settled at only 5.5 percent growth in the first semester given the delay in the enactment of the 2019 General Appropriations Act (GAA).
Carlos Dominguez, finance secretary, also said to avoid a repeat of the 2019 budget delay, leaders of both the Senate and the House of Representatives are meeting every month to monitor the progress on the budget and the 25 priority bills enumerated in the 4th State-of-the-Nation Address ........... Full Story»

  • Stocks up, peso stronger
  • Thursday, August 15, 2019
Share prices ended higher yesterday as investors tracked overseas leads to trade the market.
The Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) was up 70.20 points to 7,858.65, a 0.9 percent hike ........... Full Story»