Bangkok Sentral ng Pilipinas - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Bangkok Sentral ng Pilipinas


Steady Philippine inflation of 3.2% in 2017 seen to rise on new tax rates

Jan 05, 2018 - 4:06 PM

The movement of prices of basic goods and services was steady at 3.3% in December, bringing the full-year 2017 rate to 3.2%. But the newly-implemented tax package and higher global oil rates could put pressure on inflation this year.

PRICES OF GOODS. Philippine inflation remains steady at 3.3% in December last year, similar with that of November 2017. Stock photo

Printing error caused 'faceless' P100 bills, BSP says

Dec 28, 2017 - 2:46 PM

(UPDATED) Investigations have been launched to validate claim over some withdrawn 'faceless' and 'faded' P100 bills

FACELESS. Earla Anne Yehey, BPI client, posts photos of withdrawn 4 pieces of P100 bills without the late President Manuel Roxas' face on them. Photo from Yehey's Facebook account

PH foreign exchange reserves slip in July

Aug 08, 2015 - 3:00 PM

The central bank expects the Philippines to end the year with about 81 6 billion in dollar reserves

INCREASE. Money pumped by foreign investors to the country reached $6.2 billion in 2014, a 65.9% increase from 2013’s $6.7 billion, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas  reports Tuesday, March 10, 2015. File photo by Agence France-Presse

4 benefits of credit cards

Jul 06, 2015 - 6:30 AM

Credits cards are convenient can net you freebies and discounts allow you to keep track of spending and are invaluable in an emergency

Consumer loans rise by 25% in 2014 to P902 billion

Jun 04, 2015 - 5:42 PM

As a percentage of total lending consumer loans exposure at 15 9 in PH is the lowest among original ASEAN countries

BPI eyes replacement of 7M ATM cards by 2016

Apr 08, 2015 - 8:30 PM

The move is part of bank efforts to deter ATM fraud and is in compliance with a BSP directive for banks to shift to EMV ready cards