PH bond offer gets investment rating

Credit to Author: Mayvelin U. Caraballo, TMT| Date: Mon, 27 Apr 2020 16:35:47 +0000

The government has secured an investment grade score for its planned global bond issuance. In a statement on Monday, S&P Global Ratings said it “assigned its ‘BBB+’ long-term foreign currency issue rating to the proposed benchmark-size, US dollar-denominated senior unsecured notes to be issued by the Philippines.” It added that the debt papers “represent direct, […]

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Wise giving during the holiday season

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Thu, 12 Dec 2019 09:19:48 +0000

The holiday season tends to ignite the spirit of giving in many of us. As you gather around with your family and friends to celebrate this time of year make sure that you’re contributing to the right charities. With thousands of charities in Canada and overseas seeking your contribution, make sure you do your research […]

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Small Business Month: Information and tips for newcomers

Credit to Author: Ramya Ramanathan| Date: Wed, 09 Oct 2019 16:14:18 +0000

October is known as Small Business Month throughout the country — a time to recognize the contributions that the Canadian small business sector makes to the economy and to their local communities. The majority of Canadian firms are, in fact, small businesses; in 2017, 1.15 million (97.9 percent) out of 1.18 total employer businesses in the […]

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Beware of top scams: newcomers vulnerable

Credit to Author: Ramya Ramanathan| Date: Wed, 19 Jun 2019 11:54:31 +0000

Every year, Canada’s Better Business Bureau (BBB) releases its National List of Top 10 Scams to promote scam awareness and fraud prevention across the country. BBB reports that in 2018 alone, Canadians lost over $121 million to scammers, moving up from $95 million in 2017, and more than doubling the amount from 2015. While the […]

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