Asean Exchanges

Asean Exchanges interviews: the Philippines’ Cesar Purisima

Cesar Purisima, secretary of the Philippine department of finance, talks about how Asean Exchanges, a collaboration that will connect seven exchanges across the region, may benefit the Philippines.
Cesar Purisima, secretary of the Philippine department of finance
Cesar Purisima, secretary of the Philippine department of finance

The Philippine Stock Exchange can boast a handful of companies that international investors are comfortable with the biggest banks, telcos and conglomerates. But there are also a handful of companies in foods, pharmaceuticals and services that are well-run, growing businesses.

In an exclusive interview with FinanceAsia, Cesar Purisima, secretary of the Philippine department of finance, said that he hopes these dynamic firms will become future corporate champions through initiatives such as Asean Exchanges a collaboration of seven exchanges from Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.

 “We’ve been trying to encourage more of these start-ups and family-owned companies to come to the capital...

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