Quantcast
Latest Stories
Home » Inflation You are browsing entries tagged with “Inflation”

BSP hints at further monetary tightening

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

Monetary conditions are likely to get tighter in the coming months as the central bank remains mindful of rising consumer prices and excess cash that could destabilize the domestic economy.

Posted: April 10th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,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 »

Inflation down in March

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

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

Posted: April 4th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Inflation seen to have risen 4.6% in March due to lean rice supply

By
FILE PHOTO

Consumer prices may have risen by as much as 4.6 percent in March as a result of the lean supply of rice, the central bank said Thursday.

Posted: March 27th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Wary of liquidity rise, BSP may still keep key rates

By

Changes in monetary settings at next week’s policy meeting are unlikely, but monetary officials have admitted that they are now concerned with the excess cash circulating in the economy, which may stoke inflation pressures.

Posted: March 19th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

BSP execs fear power crunch may fuel inflation

By

Maintenance shutdowns, either scheduled or unscheduled, of major power plants may lead to a shortage of electricity supply in the country and may, in turn, fuel the rate of rise in consumer prices this summer.

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

BSP hints at monetary policy changes

By ,
INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Even as price increases slowed down in February, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) hinted at possible adjustments in monetary policy settings, citing possible external developments that may lead to imported pressures.

Posted: March 6th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

Inflation slows down in February but still higher than last year

By
Tacloban city, devastated by powerful Typhoon Haiyan, is seen in Leyte province, central Philippines. AP FILE PHOTO

Inflation slowed down marginally in February after hitting a two-year high the previous month as the country gradually recuperated from a supply disruption caused by a recent calamity.

Posted: March 5th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

February inflation seen at 3.8-4.6%

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas expects inflation in February to settle between 3.8 and 4.6 percent, with higher cost of petroleum and rice seen driving overall consumer prices.

Posted: March 1st, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

BSP sees moderate rate of rise in consumer prices

By

The acceleration in the rate of rise in consumer prices may be moderated in the coming months due to legal issues that have resulted in further delays in the implementation of power rate hikes in Metro Manila.

Posted: February 26th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

January inflation hits fastest in 2 years

By
The increase in consumer prices accelerated in January to its fastest pace in two years due to a weakening peso and the spillover effects of last year’s natural calamity on supply of goods.  AFP FILE PHOTO

The increase in consumer prices accelerated in January to its fastest pace in two years due to a weakening peso and the spillover effects of last year’s natural calamity on supply of goods.

Posted: February 6th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

Bangko Sentral to keep rates on hold

By
FILE PHOTO

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) has hinted at keeping its benchmark interest rates on hold ahead of the first policy meeting of the year to avoid causing more volatility in financial markets.

Posted: February 2nd, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

Advertisement

News

  • Gunmen kill 20 at Sudan UN base–US envoy
  • S. Korea ferry rescue stalls as anger spreads
  • Sub dives deeper in hunt for missing MH370
  • US urges Myanmar to ease tensions
  • Little known jihadist group vows new Egypt attacks
  • Sports

  • Can Spurs get back at Heat? Can they survive West?
  • Hopkins, 49, seeks win for the ageless
  • LeBron still No. 1 with NBA’s most popular jersey
  • Pacquiao back in PH, heads home to wife, kids
  • Vietnam pulls out of hosting Asian Games due to lack of funds
  • Lifestyle

  • Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Nobel laureate, dies at 87
  • Ford Mustang turns 50 atop Empire State Building
  • Pro visual artists, lensmen to judge Pagcor’s photo contest
  • ‘Labahita a la bacalao’
  • This is not just a farm
  • Entertainment

  • Singer Chris Brown’s bodyguard on trial in DC
  • Whoopi Goldberg debuts as marijuana columnist
  • ‘X-men’ director accused of sex assault on teen boy
  • Cannes film festival launches race for 2014 Palme d’Or
  • Jones, Godard, Cronenberg in competition at Cannes
  • Business

  • Barbie doll has a problem
  • Oil prices mixed ahead of long Easter weekend
  • US stocks end mostly higher after earnings deluge
  • Total says makes ‘very promising’ oil find off Ivory Coast
  • ‘Chinese Twitter’ firm Weibo to go public in US
  • Technology

  • Nokia recalls 30,000 chargers for Lumia 2520 tablet
  • Facebook rolls out ‘nearby friends’ feature
  • Netizens seethe over Aquino’s ‘sacrifice’ message
  • Filipinos #PrayForSouthKorea
  • Taylor Swift tries video blogging, crashes into fan’s bridal shower
  • Opinion

  • Editorial cartoon, April 17, 2014
  • A humbler Church
  • Deepest darkness
  • ‘Agnihotra’ for Earth’s health
  • It’s the Holy Week, time to think of others
  • Global Nation

  • Last call for nominations to ’14 Presidential Awards
  • San Francisco business coalition slams proposed tax on sugary drinks
  • A ‘time-travel’ production of ‘Les Miserable’ at Stanford
  • Filipina Maryknoll sister honored for years of service
  • Malaysia quarantines 64 villagers over MERS virus
  • Marketplace
    Advertisement