Philippine Finance Secretary on Economy, Currency

May 30 (Bloomberg) -- Philippine Finance Secretary Cesar Purisima talks about the outlook for the nation's economy, the government and the central bank's policies, and the local currency. Philippine growth unexpectedly quickened to the fastest pace in almost three years, defying a regional slowdown as President Benigno Aquino boosted investment and state spending. Purisima speaks from Manila with Rishaad Salamat on Bloomberg Television's "Asia Edge." (Source: Bloomberg)
Ace to Buy Chubb for $28.3B
26:47 - It’s the biggest acquisition in the insurance industry since 2008. Ace has agreed to buy its rival Chubb for $28.3B. The deal is just the latest move in a recent acquisition spree for Ace. Bloomberg’s Nejra Cehic reports on “Countdown.” (Source: Bloomberg)
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