economic slowdown - updates

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Feeling global slowdown, Fed keeps interest rate unchanged

Mar 17, 2016 - 2:25 PM

The Federal Open Market Committee expects the US economy to grow only 2 2 in 2016

epa05214765 Chair of the US Federal Reserve Janet Yellen responds to a question from the news media during a press conference at the Federal Reserve in Washington, DC, USA, 16 March 2016. The press conference comes at the conclusion of a two-day meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC), led by Fed Chair Yellen. EPA/SHAWN THEW

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Feb 05, 2016 - 6:49 PM

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Foreign direct investments inch up in October

Jan 12, 2016 - 3:03 PM

The latest figure reflects favorable investor sentiment but FDI inflows is still down from January October 2015

SUSTAINED. The net inflows are sustained amid uncertainties in the global financial markets brought about by the interest rate lift off in the US and the economic slowdown in China. File photo by Agence France-Presse

Stock market decline steepest since 'Black Monday'

Jan 11, 2016 - 7:27 PM

The PSEi hits below 6300 level

epa05087328 Filipino traders cheer during the first trading day of the year 2016 at the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) in the financial district of Makati, south of Manila, Philippines, 04 January 2016. Shares in major Asian markets fell sharply on the first trading day of the new year, as sentiment was hurt by disappointing results from the Chinese economy. The losses came amid declines in Chinese markets triggered by another fall in the purchasing managers index, a key indicator of the strength of China's manufacturing sector, which led to the suspension of trade at Chinese stock markets. EPA/MARK R. CRISTINO

Remittances flat in October

Dec 15, 2015 - 7:30 PM

Cash remittances sent by Overseas Filipinos are slightly up to 3 7 in the first 10 months of 2015 BSP says

UNCHANGED. BSP Governor Amando Tetangco Jr. says the amount of cash remitted by overseas Filipinos was almost unchanged at $2.23 billion in October from $2.29 billion in the same month last year.

Foreign portfolio investments result in net inflows in October – BSP

Nov 13, 2015 - 5:12 PM

There are still a lot of uncertainties in the market Hence the target of a higher foreign portfolio investments could be a challenge BSP deputy governor Diwa Guinigundo says

HOT MONEY. The central bank says 31.2% went to peso-denominated government securities while the rest of the investments were in other peso debt instruments.

Inflation eases further in Q3 – BSP

Oct 23, 2015 - 8:52 PM

UPDATED Inflation the rate at which prices of goods and services rise continues to dip thus bringing the year to date average inflation to 1 6

RISKS. A stock investor sits in front of an electronic screen showing stock price at a brokerage house in Beijing, China on July 6, 2015. PH's central bank says the slowdown in the Chinese economy and from uncertainty surrounding the US interest rate lift-off drive up risk aversion and the search for safe-haven assets. File Photo by EPA / Wu Hong

Rupiah rallies after latest Fed meeting

Oct 09, 2015 - 2:33 PM

Asian equities also pushed higher after minutes from the Federal Reserve s latest policy meeting suggested it could keep borrowing costs at record lows into next year

Second half will be better – economists

Aug 27, 2015 - 8:25 PM

The Philippine economy will pick up steam due to the expected surge in OFW remittances more infra projects and early spending for the 2016 polls

SUNNIER OUTLOOK. Higher infrastructure spending, election multiplier, and robust OFW remittances will be the main drivers of Philippine economy in the second half of the year, economists say

Philippines' Q2 GDP growth rises to 5.6%

Aug 27, 2015 - 10:30 AM

2ND UPDATE Although below expectations the growth is respectable and still makes the Philippines an attractive market says NEDA chief Arsenio M Balisacan

China's economic slowdown: A double-edged impact on PH

Feb 20, 2015 - 8:00 AM

But it is unlikely to drag down the Philippines’ economic growth analysts say

Amid fears of a slowdown, China's manufacturing slumps

Sep 01, 2012 - 10:31 AM

Amid worries that the economic giant is slowing down Chinese manufacturing contracted for the first time in 9 months

Austerity among rich countries hit developing world: OECD

Apr 08, 2012 - 10:52 PM

Rich countries applying budget austerity cut their aid to developing countries by 2 7 in 2011

If world economy sneezes, will Philippine BPOs catch a cold?

Oct 12, 2011 - 8:00 AM

It is said that when the U S sneezes the whole world catches a cold but not all countries are equally sick in the current global recession