foreign currency - updates

Rappler's latest stories on foreign currency


Sri Lanka restricts car imports as currency crashes

Sep 30, 2018 - 4:30 AM

The Sri Lankan rupee has lost more than 10% of its value against the US dollar this year

BSP eases forex limits for consumers, corporations

Sep 15, 2016 - 12:30 PM

The new regulations lift the cap on foreign currency that can be purchased without supporting documents to 500 000 for individuals and 1 million for firms among others

PH peso 2nd least volatile Asian currency so far in 2015

Jul 14, 2015 - 11:44 PM

The peso has moved within acceptable range despite the Greek bailout and China’s stock market collapse

Maynilad to increase water charges effective July 1

Jun 09, 2015 - 5:48 PM

Manila Water meanwhile will lower its charges effective on the same date

S&P maintains investment grade for PH

Apr 25, 2015 - 6:26 PM

The government is aiming for an A category rating over the medium term

Manila Water to lower charges in Q2

Mar 13, 2015 - 8:07 PM

Effective April 1 regular consumers using 10 cubic meters of water monthly will pay a reduced P137 68 monthly from P139 23

AMLC: Jinggoy has hidden multi-million dollar account

Jan 24, 2015 - 12:18 PM

Senator Jinggoy Estrada has violated SALN law with hidden peso and dollar deposits according to the Anti Money Laundering Council

Rolexes fly off Singapore shelves as Swiss franc surges

Jan 20, 2015 - 8:23 PM

Enthusiasts and investors are splurging on the fine timepieces before retailers adjust their price tags to reflect the strengthening franc

Manila Water rates to go up

Dec 21, 2014 - 3:34 PM

Manila Water customers will see an increase in their bills in the first quarter of 2015 as the company accounts for fluctuating foreign exchange rates that arise from borrowings used for expansion

Down but not out, US dollar suffers from debt debacle

Oct 18, 2013 - 7:11 PM

The US debt standoff shakes confidence in the dollar as a reliable global currency but there is no credible alternative to the greenback

DOLLAR WOES. The standoff in US shakes confidence in dollar as reliable currency. File photo by AFP

BSP re-opens exchange facility for Syrian pound

Jul 16, 2013 - 6:46 PM

The policy making body of the BSP approves the re opening of the exchange facility to assist the OFWs who were displaced by the conflict

Central bank chief's 'joke' sends Australian dollar to 3-year low

Jul 04, 2013 - 2:38 PM

Australia s central bank says a comment from governor Glenn Stevens that sent the dollar to a 3 year low was intended to be funny

NOT FUNNY. The joke of Australian central bank governor sent the currency to a 3-year low. Photo by EPA

AMLC learns 'good lessons' from #CoronaTrial

Jun 05, 2012 - 2:08 PM

AMLC chief Vicente Aquino says he wants a stronger law with more exemptions

GOOD LESSONS: AMLC executive director Vicente Aquino says they learned 'good lessons' from #CoronaTrial

Why the defense sees Corona acquittal

May 28, 2012 - 9:42 AM

The defense s 3 main arguments include: a defective complaint non disclosure done in good faith and Corona not committing an impeachable offense

OUT OF THE LOOP. Defense counsels of Chief Justice Renato Corona did not know about the order of the Ombudsman requesting Corona to explain his assets.

Corona's dollars in 1960's have issues

May 27, 2012 - 2:26 PM

He was a student then and the black market for dollars was not allowed

Ombudsman's Presentation on Renato Corona's dollar accounts

May 15, 2012 - 4:28 PM

Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales presented the powerpoint presentation on this page before the impeachment court on Monday May 14 2012 to explain the flow of funds to and from various dollar accounts in the name of Chief Justice Renato Corona

Is the Ombudsman a hostile witness?

May 13, 2012 - 4:10 PM

This is a potentially a contentious issue when the Ombudsman testifies at the Chief Justice s impeachment trial

Corona vs the Ombudsman: What is at stake?