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La Tunisie vient de se voir accorder un nouveau prêt destiné à moderniser son secteur financier, à doper l’investissement et à accroître l’inclusion financière.

 

How do you assess the market’s appetite for initial public offerings (IPOs) on the PSE?

 

Within the global financial market, the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) has recognised the importance of evolving and adapting to the changing needs of investors. At the same time, it is also important that the PSE understands when operational and structural improvements are needed. To this end, the exchange has introduced a series of...

 

With less than 1% of the population invested in equities in 2019, the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) has made financial literacy its main corporate social responsibility. As a regulator, the PSE has advocated the adoption of environmental, social and governance (ESG) as a standard for evaluating sustainable business practices. It showcases...

 

The Philippine insurance market appears ripe for consolidation, with some 86 life, non-life and composite insurance firms in operation at end-2018. In an effort to strengthen the sector, the Insurance Commission (IC) is incrementally raising the sector standards, adopting the latest financial reporting standards and increasing risk-based...

 

In what ways will the implementation of minimum capital requirements of P900m ($16.7m) encourage further consolidation of the insurance sector?