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

Benedicta Du-Baladad

To FINEX members and friends,

PRESIDENT’S REPORT
June 2017 Issue

The Special Joint Testimonial Luncheon in honor of Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Governor Amando M. Tetangco, Jr. on May 24 was a huge success. FINEX, as the lead convenor, together with AMCHAM, CIBI Foundation, ECCP, MAP, MBC and PCCI, honored and celebrated Gov. Tetangco’s 12 years of successful leadership that leads to our country’s monetary stability and economic growth.

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MEDIA AFFAIRS COMMITTEE



MANUEL R. GUILLERMO
Chairman


JOSEPH ALBERT A. GAMBOA
Co-Chairperson
President - Greenstrat Options Inc.


BLANQUITA C. MERCADO
Vice Chairperson
Chief Operating Officer - The Manila Times Publishing Corp.

Normita L. Villaruz
Editor-In-Chief for FINEX Focus
Sub-Committee Chair

MARYBETH T. DELGADO
Chairperson Sub-Committee Directory and Social Media

ZOILO P. DEJARESCO IIII
Chairman Sub-Committee Broadcast Media

BLANQUITA C. MERCADO
Chairperson Sub-Committee Special Media Events

REYNALDO C. LUGTU, JR
Chairman Sub-Committee Business Columns and Website

Business Option (Manila Bulletin) and Free Enterprise (BusinessMirror) Writers

Valentin Araneta Conchita Manabat
George Chua Roberto Ortiz
Teodoro Estacio Florencia Tarriela
Zoilo Dejaresco III Mercedes Suleik
Santiago Dumlao, Jr. Edmundo Soriano (2014 President)
Jose Ma. Fernandez Guest Writers: Ted Estacio
Benel Lagua                        Billy Cortez, Rey Lugtu,
Wilma Miranda                        Santiago Dumlao, Jr.


MEMBERS
Albert Gamboa
Romeo Bernardo
Jose Aldrin Barbas
Adoracion Cabrera
Elvira Cifra
Napoleon Cabello
Teodorico Constantino
Edwin Fernandez
Manuel Guillermo
Angeline Ngo
Raymund Ong
Roberto Ortiz
Raoul Villegas

Note: all the writers are also member of the committee (except for some guest writer).

FEATURED ARTICLES
This Market (still) has Legs
Mr. Ronald S. GosecoBy Ronald S. Goseco

MANILA TIMES (FINEX Files)
July 21, 2017

This Market (still) has Legs

I recently attended the 2017 mid – year outlook of Citi. Their outlook for the reminder of the year is still cautiously optimistic, with the global recovery appearing to be on track despite the rising Chinese economy concerns. As of May, global equities have rallied 10.5 % with Emerging Market equities up 17% on a year to date basis. Bond markets have also posted positive returns of around 4% surprising a lot of investors.

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A crisis cycle
J. Albert GamboaBy J. Albert Gamboa

BUSINESS WORLD(FINEX Folio)
July 21, 2017

A crisis cycle

Members of the Financial Executives Institute of the Philippines (FINEX) had been excitedly anticipating the general membership meeting last July 19, as the confirmed guest speaker was Defense Secretary Delfin N. Lorenzana.

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Fringe benefits and the power of content
Ms. Wilma Inventor MirandaMs. Wilma Inventor Miranda

MANILA BULLETIN (Business Option)
July 20, 2017

Fringe benefits and the power of content

When Trump won the elections, I was in the United States last November 2016. We went to a restaurant for dinner after the election results came out and we were discussing how in the world Trump won? There were Filipinos though, who voted for Trump and I knew later there were many of them who voted for him including some Filipinos whom I met on the plane back home.

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Now and then, a Contrast
By Dr. Conchita L. ManabatBy Dr. Conchita L. Manabat

BUSINESS MIRROR (FINEX Free Enterprise)
July 19, 2017

Now and then, a contrast

When virtue is lost, benevolence appears; when benevolence is lost, light conduct appears; when right conduct is lost, expedience appears. Expediency is the mere shadow of right and truth; it is the beginning of disorder. —Lao Tzu

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THE RISING THREAT OF CYBER-CRIMINALITY
Zoilo By: Zoilo "Bingo" P. Dejaresco III

MANILA BULLETIN (Business Option)
July 18, 2017

THE RISING THREAT OF CYBER-CRIMINALITY

Even newly-installed Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Governor Nestor Espenilla Jr. has pointed at cyber-criminality as one of the major concerns of his new administration. The US$81-M hacking of the Bangladesh sovereign account and the money laundering that ensued here is still -fresh in every one's mind. The recent glitches in the Bank of the Philippine Islands system and the Banco de Oro ATM portfolio, although monetarily harmless to clients are clear signs the banking scene has been altered by technology,.

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‘1 with the 99’
Flor G. TarrielaBy Flor G. Tarriela

MANILA BULLETIN (Business Option)
July 13, 2017

‘1 with the 99’

“1 with the 99”. What does it mean? asked former finance undersecretary Romy Bernardo.  So, with PNB Vice Chair Rico Alfiler and Romy, we attended the Department of Finance’s (DOF) “1 with the 99” forum last week. The forum aims to inform the public about the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion Act (TRAIN).

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