Easter mass
Pope Francis waves to the crowd from the popemobile during the Easter Sunday mass at St Peter's square in th Vatican.

April 12 INDEX
7,629.64 | 28.24
Open : 7,600.78
High : 7,631.80
Low : 7,594.72
Close : 7,629.64
Vol. : 0.756 B
Val. : 6.191 B

April 12 INDEX
Php 49.530 | 14.0
Open : 49.660
Close : 49.430
High : 49.400
Low : 49.700
Vol. : $788.00 M

PSE fund-raising pipeline ‘quite good’

COMPANIES are turning to the stock market to finance funding requirements, as foreign money flood back to emerging markets, but it will take more than liquidity to propel equities into uncharted territory once again.

Taxmen pin collection hopes on Duterte’s popular support

PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte may have been enjoying relatively stable popularity and trust among his constituents, according to surveys, but the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) hopes such support will translate to tax collections that are not just bigger but are also on target.

Nomura sees ‘faster’ first-quarter GDP growth

ECONOMIC GROWTH may have picked up last quarter on the back of robust domestic demand and a recovery of external trade as global prospects improved and investors became discerning of local political noise, an economist at an international bank said.

Pope urges end to Syria ’horror’ in Easter address

POPE FRANCIS urged an end to "horror and death" in Syria on Sunday as he celebrated the traditional Easter Day mass in Rome.

The Easter mass, the highlight of the Christian calendar began under a cloudy sky where worshippers had gathered since the early hours to gain access amid tight security.


Wednesday, April 12
   PHL-Saudi trade and investment forum

Thursday, April 13
   Public holiday

Friday, April 14
   Public holiday

Monday, April 17
   PHL March budget balance