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  • Growing prime-age population to boost PHL banks

    September 19, 2018

    THE PHILIPPINE banking system will likely benefit from fast-growing prime-age populations, Moody’s Investors Service said, flagging concerns on proximity to lenders as a key hurdle to penetration. In a report on Tuesday, the global debt watcher...

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  • Bank deposits up 11.7% to P11.4 trillion in May 2018

    July 28, 2018

    MANILA, Philippines — More Filipinos continue to entrust their savings with banks as deposits recorded a double-digit increase in the first five months amid the strong economic growth. Total bank deposits rose by a double-digit rate of 11.7...

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  • Banks’ trust holdings rise 8.2% in Q1

    July 09, 2018

    The banking system’s trust holdings increased by 8.2 percent year-on-year to P2.51 trillion as of end-March, indicating clients’ confidence in banks’ investment management continues to grow. The big banks accounted for P2.46 trillion of...

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