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INFLATION FEARS are hotting up around the world, threatening to undermine the attraction of bond markets. But for now, Southeast Asia appears to be relatively immune.
YIELDS ON THE term deposits offered by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) rose slightly on Wednesday as bids declined following the release of the July inflation data.
BANGKO SENTRAL ng Pilipinas (BSP) Governor Benjamin E. Diokno said monetary authorities continue to view the inflation environment as stable over the next three years, a key consideration in the decision to reduce rates last week.
Emerging-market (EM) inflation is dormant even as governments and policy makers hurl money into the economy. Investors shouldn’t count on it staying that way.
INFLATION in the coming quarters could ease further due to the downside risks from the impact of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) on oil prices and slower global growth, according to the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP).
INFLATION is likely to ease further in the coming months as global oil prices continue to drop and domestic demand remains subdued due to...
INFLATION probably settled at 2.4-3.2% in February due to lower fuel, utility and food prices, according to the Philippine central bank.
RIYADH/WASHINGTON — Central bankers from the United States, Japan and the euro zone meeting in the desert kingdom of Saudi Arabia this weekend had their own shifting sands to cross — those of elusive inflation.
THE year 2019 saw inflation as experienced by low-income families fall to its lowest level in two years despite picking up in December, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) reported on Friday.
THE central bank on Friday flagged an upside risk to inflation next year, amid the volatility of global oil prices and the African Swine Fever (ASF) outbreak.
INFLATION as experienced by low-income families, cooled further in August to its slowest rise in nearly three years, according to the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA).
THE general increase in prices of widely used goods may have slowed further in more than three years due to lower fuel, rice, and power prices in August, the central bank said on Friday.
INFLATION could settle below the official full-year target this quarter as food and oil prices ease, BSP Governor Benjamin E. Diokno told reporters on Tuesday, citing “base effects” due to multi-year-high rates last year.
HEADLINE INFLATION this month — to be reported on July 5 — likely slowed from a year ago and from May amid lower rice prices, an electricity rate reduction and a stronger peso that made imports cheaper, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Department of Economic Research said in an e-mail on Friday.
THE FURTHER EASING in domestic inflation buoyed investor sentiment for much of the first quarter this year even as upside risks — mostly from the external front — remain.
BANK ECONOMISTS expect inflation to remain broadly within target this year and until 2021 amid downward pressures to the outlook, according to results of a recent central bank survey.
INFLATION further eased for the fifth straight month in March, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) reported, lending support to the central bank’s view that price increases will ease this year even as officials signaled caution against swift plans to cut policy rates.
THE OVERALL INCREASE in prices of widely used goods likely eased further this month as lower prices of rice and other produce offset increases of fuel and electricity costs, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Department of Economic Research announced on Friday.
FEDERAL RESERVE officials say they’re willing to tolerate an overshoot of their inflation goal. If the opposite happens, the plan is less clear.
INFLATION, as experienced by low-income households, was lower in January as prices of food and utilities eased further, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) reported on Friday.