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Tame fuel prices ease inflation worries


Monetary authorities may turn less aggressive in mopping up liquidity in the system given the prospect of easing oil prices in international markets that reduces the need to keep inflation in check through demand curbs.

Posted: July 22nd, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

‘Glenda’ stokes inflation concerns


Typhoon “Glenda” likely has driven up near-term inflation in the Philippines which, in turn, may compel the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas to raise the special deposit account (SDA) and overnight borrowing rate, both by 25 basis points, when the next monetary setting takes place on July 31, an economist from the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) said.

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

BSP still wary of inflation risks


AUTHORITIES remain wary of lingering pressures that may push consumer prices further up in the coming months and put their already precarious inflation targets for the year at risk.

Posted: July 18th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

Gov’t urged to act on inflation pressures


-Consumer prices will keep climbing unless administration officials adopt urgent measures to address the tightness in supply of key commodities, a senior central bank official said.

Posted: July 9th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

Risks remain despite inflation slowdown

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas building INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Consumer prices rose at a slower-than-expected pace in June, although issues that could affect the supply of key commodities and push prices up remained, officials reported on Friday.

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



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