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  • Banks seen staying strong despite competition

    October 16, 2017

    PHILIPPINE BANKS are seen to remain resilient despite increased competition from new foreign players entering the country as the homegrown lenders enjoy the “healthiest” profiles across Southeast Asia, a central bank official said. Bangko...

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  • Lenders set up payments management body

    October 09, 2017

    PHILIPPINE BANKS have set up a self-governing body that will facilitate and monitor the clearing of electronic payments, parallel to efforts led by the central bank to spur more digital transactions in the country. In a statement sent over the...

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  • Philippine banks well capitalized, ably managed — Moody’s

    September 19, 2017

    MANILA, Philippines — Philippine banks are well-capitalized, profitable, competently managed and very liquid, thus posing limited contingent risks to the government, according to Moody’s Investor Service. In its latest annual credit analysis...

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