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Financial Adviser: 5 Things Every Investor Needs to Know About Global Ferronickel Holdings' Follow-On Offering

The company owns Platinum Group Metals Corporation, which is one of the world's largest suppliers of nickel ore

Nickel producer Global Ferronickel Holdings, Inc. (PSE: FNI) is planning to raise Php517.5 million this week by selling 250 million new shares at Php2.07 per share via a follow-on offering.A follow-on offering (FOO) happens when a listed company issues new shares to ...

by Henry Ong  | July 10, 2018 09:00:00
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Despite Industry Woes, Mining Tycoons Walter Brown and Philip Ang Return to Forbes PH Rich List This Year

The two businessmen are worth $160 million and $120 million, respectively

No other industry has seen more shakeups in the past 12 months than the mining sector.This is due in large part to former secretary of the Department of Energy and Natural Resources (DENR) Gina Lopez. Under her leadership, the DENR suspended 23 ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | September 05, 2017 11:00:00
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Typhoon Gina: How PH Mining Stocks Fared under the Feisty DENR Chief

Gina Lopez’s moves against the industry triggered wild swings in stock prices but not a free fall

When news broke that the powerful Commission on Appointment (CA) rejected the appointment of Gina Lopez as Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) secretary last May 3, the reaction from investors in mining stocks was instantaneous.After trading listlessly from morning to ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | May 04, 2017 06:00:00
Run & Grow

How this soccer lover proved her worth in business

(UPDATED) It wasn’t that easy for Amanda Fernandez to build her own biz, despite her pedigree. But the tough love from her dad was worth it.

(UPDATED) Growing up, Amanda Fernandez had always loved soccer, having played in her school’s varsity teams in her formative years. But she had to give up the sport when she flew to the US for her undergraduate studies.“When I studied Business Economics ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | June 19, 2016 11:00:00
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Arangkada Forum 2016: PH growth not truly inclusive, bolder reforms needed

Long-term, consistent reforms are must to chart a more inclusive decade for the Philippine economy, Joint Foreign Chambers says.

by Lynda C. Corpuz  | March 01, 2016 07:00:00
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Grace Poe promises 'administration with compassion'

The presidential candidate also promises that if she wins, the traffic situation in Metro Manila would be improved within the year.

Amid the citizenship issues and disqualification cases, there is no stopping Senator Grace Poe in charming her way to Philippine presidency.In December last year, a day after the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) ruled her disqualified from the presidential race, Poe spoke before ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | February 13, 2016 06:00:00
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Overall, Aussie firms 'happy' doing business in PH

But the country's government could have done better on mining, an Austrade official says.

MANILA, Philippines – While there is a positive feedback from Australian companies about doing business in the Philippines, the administration of President Benigno Aquino III could have done better on the mining issue in the country, a senior trade commissioner said on ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | January 20, 2016 06:00:00