Declaration of Monday 26 December 2022 As a Special (Non-Working) Holiday

In accordance with Presidential Proclamation No. 115 s.2022, please take note that 26 December 2022, Monday, is declared as a special (non-working) holiday throughout the country in observance of Christmas Day.

We attach herein a copy of the Presidential Proclamation No. 115 s.2022 for your reference.

20221222-PROC-115-FRM

Standard procedures for unscheduled holiday and force majeure situations shall be observed and implemented upon the full resumption of normal operations.

Regular trading and settlement operations will resume on Tuesday, 27 December 2022.

For your guidance and information.

Declaration of Monday, 31 October 2022, as a Special (Non-working) Holiday

In accordance with Presidential Proclamation No. 79 s.2022, please take note that 31 October 2022, Monday, is declared as a special (non-working) holiday throughout the country in observance of All Saint’s Day.

We attach herein a copy of the Presidential Proclamation No. 79 s.2022 for your reference.

20221018-PROC-79-FRM

Regular trading and settlement operations will resume on Wednesday, 02 November 2022.

For your guidance and information.

Suspension of PDS Group Services on 26 September 2022

In line with BSP  PhilPaSSplus  Advisory No. BPU-2022-068 declaring closure of its business operations tomorrow, the following PDS Group services will likewise be closed for business on Monday, 26 September 2022:

PDS GROUP SERVICES

Fixed Income Trading
Fixed Income DVP Settlement
Fixed Income Registry
Fixed Income Depository
Equity Depository
Renminbi Transfers

Standard procedures for unscheduled Holiday and Force Majeure situations will be observed and implemented until normal operations can resume.

The services above are expected to resume normal operations by Tuesday, 27 September 2022.

For your information and guidance.

PDS Notice to Market Community Participants (as of 25 September 2022) Memo No. 11-2022 Suspension of PDS Group Services on 26 September 2022

Suspension of Selected PDS Group Services on 24 August 2022

In line with BSP PhilPaSSplus Advisory No. BPU-2022-062 declaring closure of its business operations tomorrow, the following PDS Group services will likewise be closed for business on Wednesday, 24 August 2022:

 

PDS GROUP SERVICES

Fixed Income (FI) Trading
Fixed Income (FI) Delivery versus Payment (DVP)
Fixed Income Registry
Fixed Income Depository
Equity Depository
Renminbi Transfers

 

Standard procedures for unscheduled Holiday and Force Majeure situations will be observed and implemented until normal operations can resume.

The services above are expected to resume normal operations by Thursday, 25 August 2022.

For your guidance and information.

PDS Notice to Market Community Participants No. 10-2022 Suspension of Selected PDS Group Services on 24 August 2022

Declaration of Monday, 09 May 2022, as a Special (Non-working) Holiday

In accordance with Presidential Proclamation No. 1357 s. 2022, please take note that 09 May 2022, Monday, is declared as a special (non-working) holiday throughout the country for the National and Local Elections.

We attach herein a copy of the Presidential Proclamation No. 1357 s. 2022 for your reference.

20220505-PROC-1357-RRD

Regular trading and settlement operations will resume on Tuesday, 10 May 2022.

For your guidance and information.

Declaration of Tuesday, 03 May 2022, as a Regular Holiday

In accordance with Presidential Proclamation No. 1356 s. 2022, please take note that 03 May 2022, Tuesday, is declared as regular holiday throughout the country in observance of Eid’l Fitr (Feast of Ramadan).

We attach herein a copy of the Presidential Proclamation No. 1356 s. 2022 for your reference.

20220501-PROC-1356-RRD

Regular trading and settlement operations will resume on Wednesday, 04 May 2022.

For your guidance and information.

Officer of the Week for Philippine Peso GS Benchmarks

The Bankers Association of the Philippines (BAP) released an advisory regarding the implementation of the Officer of the Week for Philippine Peso Government Securities BVAL Benchmarks.

The BAP will commence the implementation of the Officer of the Week structure for PHP GS benchmarks beginning 28 February 2022.

Attached below is a copy of the BAP’s notice for your reference.

BAP Advisory on GS Benchmark Administrator Role Officer of the Week dated Feb. 23, 2022

For your guidance and information.

Deferment of Revised Trading Hours for Fixed Income Market

As directed by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), please be advised that the implementation of the revised trading hours originally slated for effectivity on the dates of 06 December 2021 and 03 January 2022 respectively shall be deferred until the regular approval process for new trading conventions is completed.

The original trading hours with the two-hour trading session break from 12 noon until 02:00 PM as indicated in the table below shall remain in force until further notice:

Pre-Open                  : 08:30AM – 09:00AM

Morning Session        : 09:00AM -12:00NN

Afternoon Session       : 02:00PM – 04:00PM
Close                         : 04:00PM

 

Trading Session Break : 12:00NN – 2:00PM

For your guidance and information.

REIT Conference 2021: Exploring the Capital Market

In connection to the celebration of the 2021 World Investor Week (WIW) and Investor Protection Week (IPW), we are pleased to invite you to participate in the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) virtual conference on Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) entitled “REIT Conference 2021: Exploring the Capital Market” to be held on 24 & 26 November 2021, 1:30-5:00 PM via FB Live (https://www.facebook.com/PhilippineSEC).

The conference is one of the highlights of a two-month long celebration of the 2021 WIW and IPW. Through this endeavor, the SEC seeks to inform the public of the benefits and importance of REIT for both issuers and investors.

This conference will also serve as a platform where the first REIT corporations in the Philippines can share their experiences in complying with requirements of the Philippine REIT law and pertinent Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRRs) and their outlook on how REIT will help them with their growth and business development.

To receive an e-certificate of attendance, participants are requested to register (through this link: https://bit.ly/REIT2021-FB, attend the Conference, and accomplish the online evaluation form, the link to which will be provided right before the Conference ends.

For more information on the conference and forthcoming activities relating to the 2021 WIW and IPW, you may visit www.sec.gov.ph/investor-protection/

We look forward to your attendance and participation.