Despite super-typhoon Haiyan being the biggest storm ever to hit the Philippines, fund managers remain positive on the country’s long-term outlook.
AsianInvestor and FinanceAsia hosted the inaugural Rising Stars of the Philippines conference in Manila this October. Here is a gallery of photos from the event.
Theresa Marcial-Javier, head of the country’s biggest asset management business, speaks to AsianInvestor about how the industry can develop.
This marks the first time the central bank's provident fund has mandated a foreign asset manager to run a portfolio, in this case for domestic equities.
The recent falls in Asean stock markets have created a tremendous buying opportunity, says investment director Abdul Jalil Rasheed, but further falls could be coming.
CEO Rick Waddell says the firm does not intend to seek a licence to conduct onshore custody business in China, but is targeting Asian family offices.
The firm will soon roll out a Dublin-domiciled Asian fixed income product. It also expects more Japanese money to flow offshore and sees Philippine bonds as particularly ...
Private equity house Armstrong Asset Management points to a dire need for investment in the clean energy sector in Southeast Asia.
The Philippines is set to finalise rules for locally listed exchange-traded funds soon, and industry players are hoping for domestic and foreign investor buy-in.
The Malaysian pension fund and the Canadian insurer's Philippine unit agree that Asian debt is a riskier investment than in the past. So what alternatives are they looking at, ...
Even though Philippine stocks are trading at a premium to Asian markets, investors are attracted by a strong domestic growth story. But that's not to say there aren't downside ...
The country's public sector employees' pension fund is among the cornerstone investors for the infrastructure PE vehicle.
The CEO of the Philippine Stock Exchange says the bourse is working closely with the securities regulator and seeing significant progress on various market developments.
The $7 billion Social Security System is posting strong returns on its portfolio and is also mulling Reits and infrastructure assets, but has no plans to invest offshore as yet.
Proposals to improve corporate governance standards in the country should go further, says the new head of the Manila-based Institute of Corporate Directors.