President's Message
Atty. Benedicta Du-Baladad Message from the President:

Benedicta Du-Baladad

To FINEX members and friends,

To FINEX members and friends, PRESIDENT’S REPORT April 2017 Issue The first quarter of 2017 has been very busy for our organization. Our organization has been very active in various advocacy programs especially participating in various consultative meetings on tax reform. On top of that, we have also conducted several activities for the professional development of our members.

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Investing in real estate
Mr. George S. ChuaBy Mr. George S. Chua

BUSINESS MIRROR (Free Enterprise)
April 25, 2017

Investing in real estate

Among the best investments I have ever made is in real estate, where a property I had acquired 30 years ago has increased in value by 30 times. That is a rate of return of 100 percent every year for the last 30 years. I would really be hard pressed to think of any other investment or business that could yield that kind of return.

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Roadblocks to tax reform
J. Albert GamboaBy J. Albert Gamboa

BUSINESS WORLD(FINEX Folio)
April 21, 2017

Roadblocks to tax reform

The country’s economic development blueprint for the next five years was unveiled this week during the Dutertenomics Forum anchored on the government’s 10-point socioeconomic agenda. Co-presented by the Department of Finance (DoF) and the Presidential Communications Operations Office, the event was held at Conrad Hotel in the Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City.

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Rogue bids
Mr. Ronald S. GosecoBy Ronald S. Goseco

MANILA TIMES (FINEX Files)
April 21, 2017

Rogue bids

I recently saw an article on how procurement foiled a bid-rigging plot in Hong Kong. The Administration Procurement Department of Hong Kong’s Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA) was reviewing tender documents last year when the staff noticed something amiss. The four bids that they received, which were under the names of four different companies, contained the same information except for the bid amounts.

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Strong global growth of exchange-traded funds (ETFs)
Atty. Billy CortezBy Atty. Billy Cortez

MANILA BULLETIN (Business Option)
April 20, 2017

Strong global growth of exchange-traded funds (ETFs)

To begin with, the introduction of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) in 1993 in the US capital market provided ordinary investors with what we call a blend between a stock and a mutual fund that allowed small capitalized investors to participate at lesser cost in the investing business.

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A balanced view of the economy
Zoilo By: Zoilo "Bingo" P. Dejaresco III

BUSINESS MIRROR(FINEX Free Enterprise)
April 19, 2017

A balanced view of the economy

The first Finex economic briefing at a five-star hotel recently displayed a fairly moderate assessment of the Philippine economy.

External risks considered the condition of the United States  being the world’s foremost industrialized nation and one of the lead trading partners of the country.

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The data-driven executive
Mr. Reynaldo C. Lugtu, Jr.By Reynaldo C. Lugtu, Jr.

MANILA BULLETIN (Business Option)
April 18, 2017

The data-driven executive

Dashboards have become fashionable in recent years due to advances in data analytics and how processed data is presented and visualized to help business executives in making decisions. They have become a critical and important resource for organizations to improve their profitability, enhance customer experience, and look for opportunities to make operations efficient.

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UPCOMING EVENTS
Samar Leyte Tour at Dao Balay kawilan, Dulag, Samar, Leyte

At Dao Balay Kawilan from 10 Jun 17 08:00 AM to 12 Jun 17 05:30 PM - By FINEX - Events - Details

2017 FINEX Parangal Golf Tournament in honor of BSP Gov. Tetangco / April 29, 2017, Saturday/Summit Point Golf and Country Club Lipa City, Batangas

At Summit Point Golf and Country Club from 29 Apr 17 06:30 AM to 29 Apr 17 05:00 PM - By FINEX GOLF COMMITTEE - Events - Details

Interest Rate Corridor : Market Update

At Makati Shangri-La Hotel from 26 Apr 17 02:00 PM to 26 Apr 17 05:30 PM - By FINEX - Events - Details

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