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World Bank expects stable 6.7% growth for PH in 2018, 2019

Apr 12, 2018 - 8:00 PM

'Any growth above 6.7% would require vigorous investment in physical and human capital to push the economy beyond its current potential output,' says the World Bank

Fitch upgrades Philippines' credit rating

Dec 11, 2017 - 12:26 PM

(UPDATED) The upgrade from BBB- to BBB is due to strong economic growth and the tax reform initiative

Fitch affirms PH investment grade rating at BBB-

Mar 30, 2017 - 2:10 PM

The rating comes with a positive outlook that indicates an upward trend for credit ratings over a one to two year period

'Political noise' not causing weaker peso – expert

Feb 22, 2017 - 4:10 PM

The Philippines shrinking current account surplus is the main reason why the peso has fallen to more than P50 to the US dollar according to a risk consultant

PH outlook bright despite China slowdown – IMF

Feb 23, 2016 - 8:57 PM

The IMF predicts that the future will be in services and the Philippines is well suited for the shift

PH peso could hit P49 vs dollar – Standard Chartered

Jan 28, 2016 - 6:55 PM

Remittances from Filipinos working abroad are expected to slow down

BSP expects healthier BOP surplus in 2016

Dec 21, 2015 - 9:07 AM

This is despite recording a deficit of 141 million P6 67 billion due primarily to debt repayments in November

ON-COURSE. Despite falling back into a deficit in November, the country is still on track to fulfill its balance of payments surplus target of $2 billion for this year. File photo by Agence France-Presse

Foreign investors jittery over PH 2016 presidential polls

Feb 25, 2015 - 8:07 PM

Investors are also looking in general for a fresh face not an old face says an analyst

 investors are starting to worry about next year’s elections despite economic momentum

Thank OFWs for PH upgrade - report

Oct 04, 2013 - 9:28 AM

The country s army of overseas Filipino workers OFWs deserve recognition for the investment grade ratings instead of the government a FinanceAsia report says

THANK YOU. Millions of overseas Filipino workers deserve the recognition for the country's investment grade ratings, a report says. File photo by AFP /Fayez Nureldine