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RATES of government securities on offer this week may end flat or inch higher as investors expect inflation to remain benign and as US Treasury yields rise further.
HEADLINE INFLATION in the next few months could momentarily fall below the official 2% to 4% target range set by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) due to the strength of the year-earlier price comparison, BSP Deputy Governor Francisco G. Dakila, Jr. said.
HEADLINE INFLATION this year could be lower than expected as risks remain tilted towards the downside amid the ongoing pandemic, a senior central bank official said.
HEADLINE INFLATION in September likely settled between 1.8% and 2.6% due to the lower prices of basic goods and the continued appreciation of the peso, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Governor Benjamin E. Diokno said on Wednesday.
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.