Philippines stock market shines despite tensions

The Philippines stock market is outshining most other emerging markets this year, despite the country’s weak economic status and involvement at the heart of the South China Sea dispute. As Tara Joseph reports, the country’s tough talking new president is boosting hopes for reform.

A president known as ‘The Punisher

Military alert on its shores …

And emerging markets on shaky ground.

You’d think all that would spell bad news for business in the Philippines – but instead...

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