Tuesday, June 26, 2012
The Philippine peso may not always maintain a strong stance, as seen in recent weeks, and is expected to depreciate in the coming months, eventually trading at 45 against the U.S. dollar by year-end, according to analysts.
Monday, June 25, 2012
The 40 richest people in the Philippines saw their wealth grow over US$13 billion to US$47.4 billion this year, thanks to a booming remittance-driven economy that outperformed most of the country's neighbors, according to the latest issue of Forbes Asia.
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Global credit watchers may not grant the Philippines an investment-grade rating “any time soon” as the country needs to show further improvements in economic growth, according to DBS Group.
Thursday, June 7, 2012
The Philippines' aviation regulator announced Wednesday a ban on local airlines overbooking flights, following an outcry from would-be passengers who had been denied seats.
Wednesday, June 6, 2012
BDO Unibank, the Philippines' largest lender, launched a record US$1 billion rights offer Tuesday, as it looks to boost its capital base to comply with new global banking rules due to come into effect.
Friday, June 1, 2012
The Philippine economy grew by a faster-than-expected 6.4 percent in the first quarter, officials said Thursday, and fuelling optimism that one of Asia's longtime laggards is on the rise.
Tuesday, May 8, 2012
Investments in the Philippines' mining industry fell 35 percent last year after the government stopped issuing new permits, officials said Monday.1 Comment
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Filipino consumers buried in credit card debt may have their worries eased should talks between the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP or the Central Bank of the Philippines) and banks on a relief system prosper.
Tuesday, April 3, 2012
Philippine oil refining giant Petron Corp. said Monday it had taken control of Exxon Mobil's downstream industries in Malaysia for a total of US$577.3 million.
Monday, March 26, 2012
During an in-depth interview with AFP at the presidential palace, Aquino pointed to a host of economic indicators to justify his enthusiasm, while displaying a relish for bare-knuckled political fights against his opponents.