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Turn in your dirty peso bills to banks, says BSP

Local banks are now required to accept “mutilated” paper notes and coins from the public and replace them, according to new banking rules published this month

Local banks are now required to accept “mutilated” paper notes and coins from the public and replace them, according to new banking rules published this month.

Posted: April 11th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Business Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Asian shares lower despite G20 growth pledge

A man uses a mobile phone in front of a securities firm's electronic stock board in Tokyo, Monday, Feb. 24, 2014. Asian stock markets mostly fell Monday after a slower increase in Chinese property prices added to jitters about the strength of the world's No. 2 economy.  AP PHOTO/SHIZUO KAMBAYASHI

Asian stock markets lost ground on Monday, with investors little moved by the G20s weekend commitment to boost global growth by $2 trillion over five years.

Posted: February 24th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Dollar range bound in Asia

The Philippines prepaid more foreign debts in 2013 than the year before, thus causing its outstanding obligations to non-Filipino creditors to decline. AP FILE PHOTO

The dollar was range bound against other major currencies in Asian trade Monday as investors awaited key US economic data due later this week for clues about the state of the world’s largest economy.

Posted: February 24th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Peso seen gaining strength on strong data

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The peso is expected to strengthen further in the coming weeks as strong economic data lift sentiment over the strength of the Philippine economy.

Posted: February 12th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

Peso seen recovering back to 43 to $1

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The local currency is expected to recover part of its losses against the dollar over the next 12 months as it gets support from the country’s growing economy.

Posted: February 7th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

For experts, weak peso spells gains for PH

For some economists, the depreciation of the peso is not the bad news it is feared to be. Three economists from the University of the Philippines (UP) and the University of Asia and the Pacific (UA&P) said the weakening of the local currency since the start of the year would boost household incomes, government coffers, and competitiveness of local industries. They believe the economy stands to gain from it on a net basis.

Posted: February 7th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Peso may weaken but not enough to trigger rate hike

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The peso may further weaken against the US dollar this year, but it will not be enough to trigger a spike in key policy rates, economists from Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) said.

Posted: February 4th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Weakening peso stems inflation risks, says BSP

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Lower food and fuel costs offset the effects of a weaker peso on imported goods, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas says. AFP FILE PHOTO

Consumer prices are expected to remain stable in the coming months as lower food and fuel costs offset the effects of a weaker peso on imported goods.

Posted: January 30th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Dollar edges up in Asia after New York sell-off

The Philippines prepaid more foreign debts in 2013 than the year before, thus causing its outstanding obligations to non-Filipino creditors to decline. AP FILE PHOTO

The dollar edged up against the yen in Asia on Friday after plunging on weak Chinese data which sparked worries over emerging markets.

Posted: January 24th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Peso hits new low Thursday

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The local currency closed Thursday at 45.30-to-$1, losing 10 centavos from 45.20: $1 the day before.

Posted: January 24th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Peso seen to visit 46:$1 territory

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The peso may test the 46-to-$1 level in the coming weeks as investors continue to flee emerging markets like the Philippines on the promise of improving yields in advanced markets such as the United States and Europe.

Posted: January 23rd, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Stocks close higher as peso dips further

While the stock index rose for the fifth straight session on Tuesday, the peso weakened further.

Posted: January 22nd, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

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