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Petron’s Perpetual Preferred Shares (Series of 2014)

Petron Corp. (PCOR) plans to raise as much as P10 billion by issuing to the public a new set of perpetual Preferred Shares this October 2014. The initial offer size is P7 billion, with an over-subscription option of P3 billion should there be extra demand. About this

SM Prime Holdings (SMPH) offers Retail Bonds

The Philippines’ largest property developer, SM Prime Holdings (SMPH), is conducting a P25-billion retail bonds offering, running from August 13 until 22. About this post: SM prime holdings, bpi prefered benefit, requirements for investing to sm prime holdings, retail bonds philippines, sm prime

Should I invest in Preferred Stocks?

Most newbie investors think that stocks are the best — and sometimes, the only — choice for investment. Generally speaking, stocks are good avenues for investment, but not all investors may find stocks appropriate for their risk profile or investment goals. We recently discussed investment objectives

Ayala Corp. issues ‘Class B’ Preferred Shares (2013)

One of the country’s largest conglomerates, Ayala Corporation (AC), is set to raise up to P10 billion through the issuance of Class B Preferred Shares. Ayala Corp. announced it is issuing 20 million Class B Preferred Shares at a maximum price of P500 per share.

Ayala Land (ALI) offers 5%, 10-year bonds

Most Filipino investors nowadays seem to be enamored with stocks as an investment option. This is not bad per se, but intelligent investors understand that a critical element of their overall investing strategy is portfolio diversification. Diversification simply means investing in a variety of asset

Investing in ETFs in the Philippines

Investors will soon have another investment alternative, with the imminent launch of ETF or Exchange Traded Funds. Earlier this year, the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) approved the guidelines governing ETFs and last week, a public forum was held introducing ETFs to the public. We previously

UnionBank to offer tax-free, high-interest LTNCD

UnionBank of the Philippines (UBP), owned by the Aboitiz Group, announced last week that it is planning to offer to the public PHP 5 billion worth of tax-free, high-yielding Long-Term Negotiable Certificate of Deposits or LTNCDs.

Exchange Traded Funds (ETF) in the Philippines

The Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) has recently announced that Exchange Traded Funds (ETF) will soon be launched to the market and ultimately listed and traded in the local bourse. Here at PinoyMoneyTalk, we welcome this new development since we believe ETFs provide investors with more avenues for