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Imports declined by 2.6% in Sept.

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The value of goods shipped to the Philippines last September slid by 2.6 percent year-on-year to $5.568 billion, according to the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA).

Posted: November 26th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

Biz Buzz: One step back, two steps forward


Japanese gaming magnate Kazuo Okada is all but certain of losing his P100 million bond with Philippine Gaming and Amusement Corp. for what will almost surely be his firm’s failure to complete a promised mega hotel and gaming center in the Entertainment City that is rising on the edge of Manila Bay.

Posted: November 26th, 2014 in Columnists,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Columns | Read More »

Corporate bonds fuel debt market expansion


Corporate bonds drove the growth of local debt markets in the third quarter, even as their tradability remained limited, indicating demand from investors who put their money in whatever instruments were available.

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

PH, Efta to start free trade talks


The Philippines and the four member states of the European Free Trade Association (Efta) are set to start negotiations for a free trade agreement, following the successful conclusion of the so-called “scoping exercises” between the two parties on Monday.

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

Experts see slower GDP growth in Q3

Most banks and economists believed that the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) in the third quarter grew by at least 6 percent—slower than the 7-percent expansion posted in the same period last year, mainly due to slower government spending.

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



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