Quantcast
Latest Stories
Home » Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas You are browsing entries tagged with “Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas”

Regulator to issue rules on banks ‘too big to fail’

By

The country’s biggest banks will soon have to put up more money as buffer for possible losses, in line with international regulations that seek to curb excessive risk-taking by lenders deemed “too big to fail.”

Posted: April 20th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

PH seen to sustain rise in FDIs

The Philippines is expected to attract more foreign investors, particularly those who are willing to stay for the long haul, as the local economy continues to grow despite challenges abroad.

Posted: April 17th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Women power

By

In line with a recent Grant Thornton study, which showed that Filipino women are getting more influential in boardroom, Ayala-led Bank of the Philippine Islands has brought onboard two more women to its board of directors. This makes five out of BPI’s 15 board members women—more than the comparative representation in the boardroom of other big banks in the country.

Posted: April 16th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Growth in OFW remittances slowed to 5.6% in February

Growth in remittances from migrant workers slowed to an 11-month low in February despite the sustained demand for Filipino labor in developed countries, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) reported on Tuesday.

Posted: April 16th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

PH banks taking out less loans from BSP

By

Loans from the central bank’s rediscounting facility continued to shrink at the end of March of this year because of the cheap cash now circulating in the local financial system.

Posted: April 12th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Forex reserves dip slightly to $78.8B

The country’s foreign exchange reserves remained at comfortable levels despite a slight dip in the month of March as a result of government withdrawals for debt payments and revaluation adjustments of gold and other currency holdings.

Posted: April 8th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Rise in consumer prices eased in March

By
BSP Governor Amando M. Tetangco Jr.: Room to keep rates low is ‘narrower’. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The rate of rise in consumer prices decelerated for the second straight month due to the slower-than-usual increase in fuel, power and commodity prices, according to government data released Friday.

Posted: April 5th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

PH banks extended more dollar loans in 2013

By

Dollar loans extended by the country’s banks rose by more than a fifth at the end of last year, driven by strong demand for financing because of a booming local economy.

Posted: March 31st, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

Further monetary tightening by BSP seen up ahead

By

After raising the reserve requirement on banks last week, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas is seen adopting more monetary tightening measures to address excess liquidity and rising inflationary pressures.

Posted: March 31st, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Mergers made PH banks stronger

By

The country’s banking industry continued to consolidate last year amid mergers that result in stronger institutions as well as the exit of weak players, contributing to the overall strength of the financial system.

Posted: March 31st, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

BSP: Consumers more upbeat in Q1

By
FILE PHOTO

Filipino consumers turned less pessimistic in the first three months of the year as higher paying jobs became more available while favorable weather across the country resulted in bountiful harvests.

Posted: March 29th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines | Read More »

BSP’s Tetangco to head int’l settlement bank’s council

By
BSP Governor Amando M. Tetangco Jr.: Room to keep rates low is ‘narrower’. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Governor Amando M. Tetangco Jr. has been appointed to an influential post that helps set the direction of international financial sector regulations.

Posted: March 28th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Advertisement

News

  • Easterlies to prevail in Luzon, Visayas
  • Lacson eyes P106-B ‘Yolanda’ rehab masterplan
  • What Went Before: Malacañang allies alleged involvement in pork scam
  • Timeline: Napoles tell-all
  • 12 senators on Napoles ‘pork’ list, says Lacson
  • Sports

  • Mixers trim Aces; Painters repulse Bolts
  • Donaire junks Garcia as coach, taps father
  • ’Bye Ginebra: No heavy heart this time
  • UAAP board tackles new rules
  • Baguio climb to decide Le Tour de Filipinas
  • Lifestyle

  • No tourist draw, Malang the croc will remain wild
  • The best flavors of summer in one bite, and more
  • Homemade yogurt, bread blended with pizza, even ramen
  • Visiting chefs from Denmark get creative with ‘ube,’ ‘ buko,’ ‘calamansi,’ mangoes
  • Salted baked potatoes
  • Entertainment

  • Return of ‘Ibong Adarna’
  • Practical Phytos plans his future
  • In love … with acting
  • From prison to the peak of success
  • ‘Asedillo’ location thrives
  • Business

  • Apple increases stock buyback, will split stock
  • Cost-recovery provisions for affected gencos urged
  • This time, BIR goes after florists
  • Philippine Airlines to stop shipment of shark fins
  • PH banks not ready for Asean integration
  • Technology

  • No truth to viral no-visa ‘chronicles’
  • ‘Unlimited’ Internet promos not really limitless; lawmakers call for probe
  • Viber releases new design for iPhone, comes to Blackberry 10 for the first time
  • Engineers create a world of difference
  • Bam Aquino becomes Master Splinter’s son after Wiki hack
  • Opinion

  • Editorial cartoon, April 24, 2014
  • Talking to Janet
  • Respite
  • Bucket list
  • JPII in 1981: walking a tightrope
  • Global Nation

  • Filipinos in Middle East urged to get clearance before returning
  • PH seeks ‘clearer assurance’ from US
  • China and rivals sign naval pact to ease maritime tensions
  • What Went Before: Manila bus hostage crisis
  • Obama arrives in Tokyo, first stop of 4-nation tour
  • Marketplace
    Advertisement