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Traders’ confidence in PH economy shaken

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Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Deputy Governor Diwa C. Guinigundo: No spillover. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Businesses’ confidence in the Philippine economy fell to its lowest since 2011 due to concerns over port congestion in Manila, higher commodity prices and political noise, according to the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP).

Posted: August 30th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest Business Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Key reforms seen at risk due to politics

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Benigno Aquino III

The 2016 presidential election season may have inadvertently come early for the Philippines, putting President Aquino’s remaining reform agenda at “serious” risk, according to New York-based think tank Global Source. “At a time of slowing growth, rising inflation and visible signs of infrastructure constraints, an adjudged bend in the administration’s “daang matuwid (righteous path)” has left the […]

Posted: August 25th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

Aquino didn’t address power crisis, inflation in Sona, says stock analyst

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A top stock market analyst said President Benigno Aquino III’s State of the Nation Address mentioned socio-economic and political gains but offered nothing substantial on what the government would do to prevent the looming power supply crisis and solve problems leading to inflation.

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

Tried selling a condo to the President? Wait until after 2016

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How often do you get text messages offering to sell you a condominium unit or two that the text claims you can afford? It looks like even President Benigno Aquino III isn’t immune to them.

Posted: June 26th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Thai coup raises fears for ‘sick’ economy

Thai soldiers walk after being deployed to guard in Bangkok's Victory Monument, Thailand, Sunday, June 8, 2014. Markets have largely taken May's military takeover in their stride, but there is still nervousness about a regime that has put the air force chief in charge of the economy and appointed the navy commander to oversee tourism.  AP

The last time Thailand had a coup, the stock market crashed when the kingdom imposed draconian capital controls. This time around, investors hope the generals have learned their lesson.

Posted: June 9th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

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