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Union Bank's Great (Digital) Leap Forward

The country's ninth biggest lender by assets is harnessing the power of fintech and online platforms to fuel its rise to the Top 3

 Occupying four of the 10 gigantic halls of the 100,000-square-meter Singapore EXPO, last week’s third edition of the Singapore Fintech Festival (SFF) is huge by any measure. Sponsored by the Monetary Authority of Singapore, the city-state’s central bank, the SFF is the ...

by Roel Landingin  | November 23, 2018 09:00:00
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Business Leaders from India, Philippines and Singapore Help Advance Regional Integration Through a Web Platform

Completion of RCEP postponed to next year but GlobalLinker network helps promote Asia-Pacific cooperation now

UnionBank GlobalLinker at the Tech Up Pilipinas booth at the Singapore Fintech FestivalSingapore – When Audrey Regis, a former Citibank executive in the Philippines who makes sinfully tasty dried mangoes coated with salted caramel, got to ask a question during the TradeConnect ...

by Roel Landingin  | November 15, 2018 09:00:00
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Who Are The Highest-Paid Bankers in the Philippines?

Top bank executives in one bank received an average of Php55.8 million each in 2017

A career in the financial industry is generally regarded as one of the most financially rewarding in the Philippines. Based on the average monthly wage rates data released by the Philippine Statistics Authority, “securities and finance dealers and brokers” ranked the second ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | July 30, 2018 06:00:00
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Rural Banks, Too, Suffer From Financial Exclusion. Is Blockchain the Solution?

UnionBank rolls out Project i2i, which seeks to integrate rural banks into ATM and payments networks

Last May 22, UnionBank officially launched Project i2i in a press conference in Davao City. Heading the event were (from left): Amor Maclang, co-founder of GeiserMaclang; Tanya Hotchkiss, executive vice president of Cantilan Bank; Justo Ortiz, chairman of UnionBank; and Ramon Vicente ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | May 29, 2018 12:00:00
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How UnionBank is Pioneering the Blockchain Revolution in PH Banking

It is using the technology to update manuals faster and to power a settlement system for rural banks

UnionBank, one of the country’s largest universal banks, is positioning itself as the Philippines’ first blockchain-enabled bankEver since blockchain was introduced to the public in 2009 as the underlying technology behind Bitcoin, many have highlighted its disruptive effects to the financial sector. ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | May 09, 2018 09:00:00
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5 Big PH Businesses and Organizations Getting Into Blockchain Technology

Exciting developments discussed during the Enderun Fintech & Blockchain Innovation Summit

The Enderun Fintech & Blockchain Innovation Summit, held last March 21 and 22, featured local and international experts from the financial services and fintech industries“Before the end of the year, at least 20 million Filipinos will experience native blockchain technology.”So claimed Winston Damarillo, ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | April 14, 2018 09:00:00
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What companies run the country's best-managed funds?

Elite analysts reveal top choices for PH's best-performing funds from 2011 to 2015

The Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Program is one of the world's most prestigious professional certification programs, and earning the CFA designation is no easy matter.  Successful candidates take an average of four years to earn their CFA charter and only 42 percent ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | November 20, 2016 04:00:00
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Bottom line: UnionBank net income up in Q1, pushes digital services

Plus, Duterte calls local power companies to 'shape up.'

Union Bank of the Philippines (UnionBank) enjoyed a 28.1% net income increase during the first quarter of the year as it transitions its services to digital.“We experienced growth even when we didn’t open new branches. We’re collaborating with financial technologies and unlike ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | May 30, 2016 08:00:00
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Aboitiz Equity Ventures bullish as PH welcomes new leadership

The conglomerate reports P5B net income for Q1 and eyes further growth in all its core businesses.

With a P5-billion ($107.81-million) net income from the first quarter of 2016, publicly listed holding and investment company Aboitiz Equity Ventures, Inc (AEV) is bullish that its growth will continue, on the backdrop of an economy which fate is being watched as ...

by Lynda C. Corpuz  | May 17, 2016 10:00:00
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