Overseas Filipino workers send a total of $18.5 billion from January to July this year
The Philippine peso dips further on Wednesday, September 12, amid a wider trade deficit, high inflation, and rising oil prices
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas' consumer expectation report reveals that Filipinos are now pessimistic on the economy
The Q3 2018 Business Expectations Survey shows companies are concerned with the rising cost of raw materials, weak peso, and stiffer competition
The Philippine peso is now just a few centavos away from hitting P54 to $1
The Department of Finance (DOF) expects inflation to hit another 9-year high
The Court of Appeals reverses a Makati court's November 27, 2017, decision that would have allowed the BSP to dispose of Banco Filipino's assets
Problems continue for the embattled bank as it loses its petition for a P25-billion government loan
Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia says tightening of monetary policy by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas 'will not directly address the supply side of inflation'
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas says foreign direct investments in May stood at $1.6 billion
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas sees 2018 full-year inflation hitting 4.9% and 2019 average inflation at 3.7%
(3rd UPDATE) The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas raises interest rates by 50 basis points
(UPDATED) This is mainly due to prices of food and non-alcoholic beverages, which keep rising
Tiaong Rural Bank, Inc. is the 6th problmatic bank to be shut down this year
Economists of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas attribute the expected spike to increases in electricity and water rates, jeepney fares, and prices of agricultural goods
The International Monetary Fund expects the Philippines' gross domestic product to expand by 6.7% for 2018 and 2019, below the government's target of 7% to 8%
Overseas Filipino workers have sent $13.2 billion year-to-date, according to the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas reminds the public that they have the authority to run after individuals spreading manipulated images of Philippine banknotes
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Despite the year-on-year dip, the central bank is optimistic due to 'favorable investor sentiment'
The BSP expects inflation to settle in at 4.6% this year, above its 4% upper target. This means we can expect inflation to further increase till the third quarter of 2018 before it subsides.
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(5TH UPDATE) Inflation climbs to another fresh high, exceeding market expectations and government forecasts
In the 1st quarter of 2018, there was a 13.8% increase in the prices of townhouses and a 2% increase in the prices of condominium units, says the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas says the elevated prices of rice, some agricultural goods, and liquefied petroleum gas may have pushed inflation upward
Use of a fake banknote is punishable under the law, says the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas implements back-to-back rate hikes as 'inflation expectations remain elevated for 2018'
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas says remittances sent through banks grew by 12.7% year-on-year, but were lower by 0.4% from March 2018
BSP Governor Nestor Espenilla Jr says net repayments which amounted to $3.4 billion mitigated upward pressures
The peso closes at P53.23 to $1, its weakest level since June 2006
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas attributes this to optimism on income and jobs, among others, though consumers still think prices of goods will rise further
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Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas economists project May inflation to settle within 4.6% to 5.4% – breaching last month's high of 4.5%
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas says businesses' overall confidence index was at 39.3% for the 2nd quarter of 2018, a slight decline from the 39.5% for the 1st quarter
Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) data reveals loans extended toward agriculture and agrarian reform are nowhere near what the law mandates
Data from the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas show that the country had a net inflow of foreign portfolio investments for the second straight month in April with $279.28 million, 5 times more than in the same month last year
The central bank says the commemorative coins will remain legal tender (mode of payment) up to April 30, 2019
This comes on the heels of the repatriation of overseas Filipino workers from Middle East countries
The country's central bank governor says this reflects investor confidence in the country’s sound macroeconomic fundamentals and growth prospects
The country's central bank expects the inflation rate to be higher in the coming months
Edzen Enterprises and World Wide Money Changer are found to have violated the Anti-Money Laundering Act
This is dragged by outflows arising from payments made by the national government for its maturing foreign obligations as well as the foreign exchange operations of the central bank
While the gap remains, the number of Filipino adults holding formal bank accounts is now higher, accelerated by mobile phones and the internet
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas has issued the implementing rules and regulations of the credit card law, strengthening protection for the country's 8 million credit cardholders
Inflation reaches another 5-year high amid price increases for alcoholic beverages and tobacco; transport; as well as housing, water, electricity, gas, and other fuels
While the Philippine central bank's medium-term inflation outlook remains within the government target, it says it will continue monitoring the figures in case a policy shift is needed