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Davis Cup, Fed Cup finals postponed to 2021

Jun 27, 2020 - 6:47 PM

The International Tennis Federation says staging an international team event 'poses too great a risk'

TEAM LEADER. Rafael Nadal powers Team Spain to the Davis Cup crown last November. Photo by Tony Ashby/AFP

Osaka shocked as Spain seizes Fed Cup lead over Japan

Feb 08, 2020 - 9:39 PM

Naomi Osaka gets upset by world No. 78 Sara Sorribes Tormo in a rough start to the year that saw her crash out of the Australian Open to 15-year-old Coco Gauff

DOWNWARD SPIRAL. Naomi Osaka has dipped since winning her second Grand Slam title. File photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images/AFP

U.S. Federal Reserve assists Bangladesh over cyberheist case vs RCBC

Feb 02, 2019 - 6:47 PM

'This agreement demonstrates that the New York Fed and Bangladesh Bank are aligned in the pursuit of recovering the funds and directing litigation against those who were complicit in or benefitted from the fraud,' says the US Federal Reserve Bank and Bangladesh's central bank

CENTRAL BANK. A cornerstone in the Federal Reserve Bank of New York building is seen on July 29, 2011 in New York City. Andrew Burton/Getty Images/AFP

Venus, Vandeweghe put US up 2-0 in Fed Cup

Feb 11, 2018 - 11:45 AM

USA is the defending champion of the Fed Cup

TEAM USA. Venus Williams advances to the second round of the Fed Cup with team USA team mate CoCo Vandeweghe. Photo by Adrian Dennis/AFP

Peso breaches $1 to 50 mark again

Jun 20, 2017 - 6:54 PM

'It is a reaction to external developments, particularly the hawkish statements of Fed officials overnight,' says BSP Governor Amando Tetangco Jr

Philippine stocks, peso down on another U.S. Fed hike

Jun 15, 2017 - 8:45 PM

The US Federal Reserve s decision to raise the benchmark interest rate for the 2nd time this year is the primary market mover on Thursday June 15

ANTICIPATED. The US Federal Reserve's decision to raise interest rates for the second time this year is a move widely expected by economists and investors. Rappler file photo

UBS sees slower growth, weaker peso for 2017, 2018

Dec 28, 2016 - 8:14 PM

The global financial giant forecasts economic growth to slow to 5 6 next year and 6 0 in 2018 with the peso hitting 51 to the dollar next year and falling further to 55 in 2018

PH peso nears P50 again

Dec 20, 2016 - 8:25 PM

This is its weakest level in over a decade or since closing at P50 12 to 1 on November 16 2006

WEAKEST. This was its weakest level in over a decade or since closing at P50.12 to $1 in Nov. 16, 2006. Rappler file photo

$607M worth of hot money flows out of PH in November

Dec 16, 2016 - 4:49 PM

November’s foreign portfolio investments tally is a reversal from the 60 million net inflow last month

How a Fed rate hike impacts the Philippine economy

Dec 15, 2016 - 12:18 PM

Economists agree that the Philippines may be in for some rough sailing but will ultimately weather the storm

HIT ON THE CHIN. For BPI's lead economist, the 25 basis points hike on December 14 already seems to be priced in.

Trump's victory challenges Fed policy, independence

Nov 10, 2016 - 3:10 PM

Some analysts say a rate increase could again be off the table after Donald Trump won the US presidential election

This combination of file photos shows Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen(L) and Reuplican presidential nominee Donald Trump. When the US Federal Reserve issues its next interest rate decision on November 2, 2016, the dawn of a bitterly fought presidential election day will be only 136 hours away. Trailing in opinion polls, Republican nominee Donald Trump has lambasted the central bank and accused it of artificially suppressing rates to help President Barack Obama -- a charge Fed Chair Janet Yellen has emphatically denied.  / AFP PHOTO / DESK

Dominguez: Fed rate hike talks mainly caused peso depreciation

Nov 02, 2016 - 7:30 PM

On Wednesday November 2 the Philippine peso slightly strengthens against the US dollar as the greenback weakens on growing concerns over the US elections

Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III says that the country's growth momentum, coupled with low inflation rate, stable currency, and strong political leadership of the Duterte administration, has earnestly opened the doors for business with other nations. Photo by King Rodriguez/Presidential Photo

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Sep 27, 2016 - 12:31 PM

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Peso hits 7-year low vs US dollar

Sep 26, 2016 - 7:00 PM

The Philippine peso closes at P48 25 to 1 on Monday September 26 amid domestic and global uncertainty

Hague ruling won't affect PH, China credit ratings – Moody's

Jul 13, 2016 - 7:40 PM

We assess geopolitical strains as posing a very low risk of weighing on sovereign credit trends in China or the Philippines says Moody s senior vice president Marie Diron

POLICY PAPER. Pamphlets titled 'Facts and Policy; The China-Philippine Dispute in the South China Sea' and the policy paper on China's position on the ruling of an international tribunal on the South China Sea are seen beside a reporter during a press conference in Beijing, China on July 13. Photo by How Hwee Young/EPA

IMF retains PH growth outlook for 2016 despite global headwinds

Jul 12, 2016 - 9:45 PM

The Philippines is seen to survive the twin threats of the Brexit fallout and an impending interest rate hike by the US Fed

World Bank cuts 2016 global growth forecast to 2.4%

Jun 08, 2016 - 3:25 PM

Commodity exporting nations are particularly hit but expectations for the Philippines and East Asia stay the same

Fed Chair Yellen says poor US jobs report 'concerning'

Jun 07, 2016 - 2:15 PM

But Yellen also says the overall labor market situation is quite positive

PHILADELPHIA, PA - JUNE 6: Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen arrives for her speech on economic outlook and monetary policy on June 6, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Today is the last time Ms. Yellen will speak publicly before the blackout period preceding the Federal Open Market Committee meeting on June 15, 2016. Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images/AFP

Economists maintain 2016 growth projections despite strong start

May 23, 2016 - 4:00 PM

Growth is expected to slow in the second half of the year as the Philippines transitions to a new president and faces global headwinds

Analysts unsure if peso, market losses related to elections

Apr 27, 2016 - 7:50 PM

Could developments in the local political scene be the culprit? Some analysts note that external conditions have been affecting the peso and PSE too

PH 'hot money' hits net inflow of $482M in March

Apr 14, 2016 - 6:40 PM

March foreign net inflows rise dramatically from the 22M net outflow recorded last year

Oil slide, strong dollar drag Asian shares lower

Mar 24, 2016 - 7:05 PM

Crude oil posting its biggest loss in 6 weeks coupled with hints that the US Fed will raise interest rates in April contribute to a bad day for Asian markets

Chinese investors look at a screen showing stock movements at a stock brokerage house in Beijing, China, January 5, 2016. How Hwee Young/EPA

Feeling global slowdown, Fed keeps interest rate unchanged

Mar 17, 2016 - 2:25 PM

The Federal Open Market Committee expects the US economy to grow only 2 2 in 2016

epa05214765 Chair of the US Federal Reserve Janet Yellen responds to a question from the news media during a press conference at the Federal Reserve in Washington, DC, USA, 16 March 2016. The press conference comes at the conclusion of a two-day meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC), led by Fed Chair Yellen. EPA/SHAWN THEW

Rupiah hari ini: Terus menguat ke level Rp 13.621 per dolar AS

Feb 02, 2016 - 8:12 PM

Data inflasi menjadi salah satu faktor pendorong apresiasi rupiah hari ini

Rupiah hari ini: Menguat ke level Rp 13.699 per dolar AS

Feb 01, 2016 - 5:10 PM

Rupiah menguat menjadi Rp 13 699 per dolar AS akibat pergerakan positif harga minyak dunia

The Fed pertahankan tingkat suku bunga, buka opsi kenaikan pada Maret

Jan 28, 2016 - 6:35 PM

Sejauh ini pasar bereaksi negatif terhadap kemungkinan tersebut

JANET YELLEN. Chair of the Board of Governors Bank Sentral Amerika Serikat, Janet Yellen saat mengumumkan kenaikan suku bunga acuan The Fed pada Rabu, 16 Desember 2015 waktu setempat. Foto oleh EPA.

Rupiah hari ini: Melemah ke level Rp 13.889 per dolar AS

Jan 28, 2016 - 5:50 PM

Meski demikian analis menilai harga minyak dunia yang bergerak menguat akan menjadi sentimen positif yang dapat menahan laju pelemahan rupiah

Rupiah hari ini: Menguat ke level Rp 13.871 per dolar AS

Jan 27, 2016 - 5:03 PM

Pasar masih menunggu hasil dari pertemuan Komite Pasar Terbuka Federal FOMC bank sentral Amerika Serikat atau The Fed edisi pertama untuk 2016 ini

Sharapova must play Fed Cup or miss Olympics – federation

Jan 26, 2016 - 8:41 PM

Maria Sharapova says she is unlikely to play for Russia in the Fed Cup opening round in February due to a nagging forearm injury

NO FED CUP, NO OLYMPICS. Russia's tennis federation chief warns Maria Sharapova that missing the Fed Cup means sitting out of the Rio Olympics. Photo by MAST IRHAM/EPA

Rupiah hari ini: Menguat, didorong pelemahan dolar AS terhadap mata uang Asia

Dec 22, 2015 - 6:38 PM

Pengumuman paket kebijakan ekonomi kedelapan ikut memicu sentimen positif bagi pasar

Rupiah hari ini: Menguat, pertama kali dalam sepekan turun dari level 14.000

Dec 21, 2015 - 5:43 PM

Analis menilai dampak kenaikan federal funds rate bank sentral Amerika Serikat atau The Fed cenderung terbatas karena pasar sudah memprediksi

Rupiah hari ini: Rupiah melemah tipis, dibayangi kenaikan suku bunga AS

Dec 18, 2015 - 4:46 PM

Nilai rupiah Rp 14 032 per dolar AS pada Jumat 18 Desember

Rupiah hari ini: Menguat, pasar dinilai sudah antisipasi naiknya 'federal funds rate'

Dec 17, 2015 - 7:23 PM

Rupiah menguat tipis ke Rp 14 028 per dolar AS

Ekonom: Pelaku pasar Indonesia siap hadapi kenaikan suku bunga The Fed

Dec 17, 2015 - 3:00 PM

Untuk pertama kalinya sejak 2008 The Fed tinggalkan Zero Interest Rate Policy ZIRP Tingkat federal funds rate kini dinaikkan ke rentang 0 25 0 5

JANET YELLEN. Chair of the Board of Governors Bank Sentral Amerika Serikat, Janet Yellen saat mengumumkan kenaikan suku bunga acuan The Fed pada Rabu, 16 Desember 2015 waktu setempat. Foto oleh EPA.

Rupiah hari ini: Menguat meski dibayangi potensi pelemahan jelang pertemuan FOMC

Dec 16, 2015 - 7:46 PM

Komite Pasar Terbuka Federal FOMC Amerika Serikat akan mengumumkan hasil pertemuan rutin terakhir mereka untuk 2015 pada Rabu waktu setempat atau Kamis dini hari WIB

Remittances flat in October

Dec 15, 2015 - 7:30 PM

Cash remittances sent by Overseas Filipinos are slightly up to 3 7 in the first 10 months of 2015 BSP says

UNCHANGED. BSP Governor Amando Tetangco Jr. says the amount of cash remitted by overseas Filipinos was almost unchanged at $2.23 billion in October from $2.29 billion in the same month last year.

Rupiah hari ini: Sempat menguat namun melemah jelang sore

Oct 29, 2015 - 6:25 PM

Analis menilai bahwa situasi ini dipicu oleh pernyataan Komite Pasar Terbuka Federal FOMC bank sentral Amerika Serikat The Fed

The Fed kembali pertahankan tingkat suku bunga acuan

Oct 29, 2015 - 2:19 AM

Untuk mendukung tingkat penyerapan tenaga kerja yang maksimum dan terciptanya stabilitas harga tingkat federal funds rate saat ini masih sesuai

TAHAN SUKU BUNGA. Gubernur Bank Sentral Amerika Serikat atau The Fed, Janet Yellen. The Fed memutuskan untuk mempertahankan tingkat suku bunga acuan mereka dalam FOMC Meeting yang berlangsung pada 27-28 Oktober 2015. Foto oleh Jim Lo Scalzo/EPA

The wRap Indonesia: Indonesia to join TPP, US warships near China

Oct 28, 2015 - 6:00 AM

Other stories include orangutans endangered by the haze and the dipping of equities as Asia awaits central bank meetings

Presiden Amerika Barack Obama menemui Presiden Joko Widodo di Ruang Oval Gedung Putih di Washington DC, Amerika Serikat, 26 October 2015 waktu setempat. FotoL EPA/Martin H. Simon

Rupiah hari ini: Menguat karena investor mulai berani ambil risiko

Oct 19, 2015 - 8:21 PM

Sentimen eksternal menjadi salah satu penopang mata uang rupiah untuk kembali bergerak menguat setelah pada tadi pagi sempat berada di area negatif

RUPIAH. Seorang pekerja menghitung uang di tempat penukaran uang di Jakarta, 12 Agustus 2015. Rupiah kembali melemah pada perdagangan Jumat, 16 Oktober. Foto oleh Bagus Indahono/EPA

Rupiah kembali melemah

Oct 16, 2015 - 7:08 PM

Dengan beberapa laporan yang optimis dari Amerika Serikat diperkirakan dolar AS akan lanjutkan penguatan ke depannya

RUPIAH. Seorang pekerja menghitung uang di tempat penukaran uang di Jakarta, 12 Agustus 2015. Rupiah kembali melemah pada perdagangan Jumat, 16 Oktober. Foto oleh Bagus Indahono/EPA

Steve Forbes: Expect turbulence in the short term

Oct 13, 2015 - 8:02 AM

Misguided policies have stalled US growth but these are causing creative destruction that would lead to positive change says the Forbes Media chairman

Photo by Alecs Ongcal/ Rappler

The Fed mungkin naikkan suku bunga, rupiah melemah

Oct 12, 2015 - 12:45 PM

Meski demikian tekanan terhadap rupiah masih tertahan oleh sentimen internal yang relatif positif

BISA NAIK TAHUN INI. Setelah The Fed memutuskan untuk menahan tingkat suku bunga mereka dalam pertemuan FOMC 16-17 September 2015, Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer mengungkapkan bahwa kenaikan masih bisa terjadi dalam tahun ini.

BSP likely to maintain interest rates - Standard Chartered

Sep 21, 2015 - 9:11 AM

The BSP is likely to gauge market reaction to the US Fed’s decision to keep interests rates before making a move

Merespon keputusan The Fed, harga minyak dunia turun

Sep 19, 2015 - 3:16 PM

Sebelumnya The Fed memutuskan mempertahankan tingkat suku bunga mereka di level terendah sepanjang sejarah dalam FOMC Meeting 16 17 September 2015

HARGA MINYAK TURUN. Setelah pengumuman The Fed dalam FOMC meeting 16-17 September lalu, harga minyak dunia menunjukkan tren penurunan. Foto dari

The Fed pertahankan tingkat suku bunga

Sep 18, 2015 - 2:28 AM

Di tanah air keputusan The Fed dapat berdampak positif terhadap laju pertumbuhan ekonomi

TAHAN SUKU BUNGA. Gubernur Bank Sentral Amerika Serikat atau The Fed, Janet Yellen. The Fed memutuskan untuk mempertahankan tingkat suku bunga acuan mereka dalam FOMC Meeting yang berlangsung pada 16-17 September 2015. Foto oleh Shawn Tew/EPA

Dari kabut asap di Riau hingga indeks persepsi korupsi

Sep 16, 2015 - 7:36 AM

Indonesia wRap: 16 September 2015

The wRap Indonesia: Haze charges, corruption index

Sep 16, 2015 - 7:00 AM

School closures in Malaysia the release of trade data and the corruption index and other top news in Indonesia and around the world

Rupiah menunggu keputusan The Fed

Sep 15, 2015 - 6:08 PM

Hari ini rupiah dilaporkan terdepresiasi hingga sempat menembus angka 14 400 per dolar AS

Gubernur Bank Sentral Amerika Serikat Janet Yellen. Foto oleh Shawn Tew/EPA

Indonesia awaits US interest rate rise

Sep 15, 2015 - 11:32 AM

The situation will recover the sooner the Fed makes a decision and then gives expectation to the market that they increase one or two times and then stop says the deputy governor at Indonesia s central bank

WAITING GAME. Indonesia and other emerging economies plea for end of US rates agony.