peso depreciation - updates

Rappler's latest stories on peso depreciation

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7% economic growth 'very achievable' this year – BPI

Feb 20, 2018 - 8:50 PM

The Ayala-led bank also predicts the peso will depreciate 3-4% every year until 2021 as the government's infrastructure buildup progresses

#ThewRap: Videos you need to watch this week, August 20-27, 2017

Aug 27, 2017 - 2:17 PM

Must watch videos from this week

RAINY WEATHER. The bad weather does not deter people from accompanying Kian delos Santos to his final destination. Photo by Eliza Lopez/Rappler

Basagan ng Trip with Leloy Claudio: Why a depreciating Philippine peso might be a good thing

Aug 22, 2017 - 12:04 AM

Leloy Claudio talks about the often overlooked advantages of a depreciating Philippine peso

The PH economy under Duterte’s watch (Year 1)

Jul 15, 2017 - 5:00 PM

Only time will tell the impact of such sweeping policies on growth inflation and unemployment But before they cause any irreversible damage to our economy their rationale and effectiveness should not escape scrutiny today

Tax reform may determine peso's long-term fate – expert

Feb 22, 2017 - 8:00 PM

A risk consultant says tax reform is urgently needed to generate revenue for increased spending while the country waits for major infrastructure projects

Due to Trump? Filipinos in U.S. sending more money home

Jan 17, 2017 - 7:04 PM

Anticipated protectionist policies in the US the peso depreciation and other factors cause the spike in remittances to the Philippines

OF REMITTANCES. Although the impact could be minimal, economists say the spike in remittances possibly responds to Trump's protectionist campaign promises

How did the PH economy perform in 2016?

Dec 26, 2016 - 11:12 AM

Too many game changing events happened in 2016

Diokno contradicts Duterte: No US manipulation of PH peso

Sep 28, 2016 - 6:35 PM

It s a rational behavior of short term investors says Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno

NO US MANIPULATION. Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno says there is no US manipulation of Philippines peso, as earlier alleged by President Rodrigo Duterte. Photo by Camille Elemia/Rappler

Peso depreciation 'no cause for concern' – Diokno

Sep 27, 2016 - 1:00 PM

Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno says the Philippines is still on track to meet its economic growth targets

Gov't debt stands at P5.948 trillion in first half of 2016

Aug 08, 2016 - 9:30 PM

Foreign exchange fluctuations and new domestic borrowings push up the debt stock in June but total debt has decreased slightly from the start of the year

Analysts unsure if peso, market losses related to elections

Apr 27, 2016 - 7:50 PM

Could developments in the local political scene be the culprit? Some analysts note that external conditions have been affecting the peso and PSE too

National debt at P5.954 trillion, up 3.8% from 2014 levels

Feb 04, 2016 - 6:51 PM

Despite the nominal increase debt in proportion to the country s GDP declined to 44 8 in 2015 from 45 4 in the previous year

PH debt hits P5.95 trillion in November

Jan 06, 2016 - 6:26 PM

The government also estimates that each Filipino will owe P62 191 this year

DEBT. The government's outstanding debt stood at P5.95 trillion ($126.37 billion) as of end-November 2015.

JG Summit profit falls on weak airline, petrochem units

Aug 14, 2013 - 7:27 PM

Cebu Pacific books forex losses while the petrochemical unit posts a net loss

TWO GENERATIONS. Father and son, John Jr (right) and Lance (left) Gokongwei, address the stockholders of food firm Universal Robina Corp. in an annual meeting on April 18. Photo by Aya Lowe