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PH economy reverts to hot money outflows of $545 million in February

Mar 15, 2018 - 9:35 PM

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas attributes the net outflows to investor concerns over the possibility of a US Federal Reserve rate hike

PH starts 2018 with hot money net inflows of $162M

Feb 16, 2018 - 3:40 PM

The central bank attributes this to investor optimism over the passage of the first phase of the tax reform program, positive corporate earnings, and the expected infrastructure spending this year

August net outflows hit $58M as ghost month begins

Sep 14, 2017 - 8:40 PM

Tensions between the US and North Korea mixed Q2 corporate results and political developments also contribute to investor hesitancy according to the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas

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Jun 19, 2017 - 10:20 AM

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$544M of hot money flows out of PH in first 5 months of 2017

Jun 18, 2017 - 10:20 PM

A net total of 543 79 million in foreign portfolio investments flows out in contrast to the 178 million in net inflows for the January May period last year

PH starts off 2017 with hot money net inflows of $301M

Feb 16, 2017 - 5:35 PM

This is a major reversal from the 315 million in outflows recorded in December 2016

Still among Asia's fastest, PH grows 6.8% in 2016

Jan 26, 2017 - 10:07 AM

UPDATED The result puts the country s economic growth ahead of China s full year growth of 6 7 as well as Vietnam s 6 2


$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

PH net inflow of 'hot money' hits $60 million

Nov 18, 2016 - 3:51 PM

October’s net inflow of foreign portfolio investments is a dramatic turnaround from the 807 million net outflow seen in September

Investor sentiment tempers hot money inflows in September

Oct 13, 2016 - 10:00 PM

Investors concerns on the US Fed hike risk off after the Davao City bombing and the European Central Bank s decision on its bond buying program weigh down foreign portfolio investments in September

OUTFLOWS. Last month, outflows rose by 56.5% to $807.15 million, a reversal from the $427 million net inflows recorded in August. Rappler file photo

HSBC sees peso improving to P45 to $1 by end-2016

Aug 23, 2016 - 7:21 PM

The Philippines is in a good position to attract more foreign investments this year according to HSBC s latest foreign exchange report

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

PH 'hot money' net outflow nearly doubles in 2015

Jan 14, 2016 - 6:42 PM

Key factors are China s economic slowdown and the normalization of US interest rates

Foreign direct investments surge 123.4% in Sept

Dec 11, 2015 - 3:31 PM

But despite hitting a record high of 1 5B for that month it is still down 5 5 in 9 months this year

SURGE. BSP Governor Amando Tetangco Jr. says foreign direct investments surge in September on the back of the country’s sustained gross domestic product growth, benign inflation environment, healthy foreign exchange reserves, and stable foreign exchange rate. File photo by Agence France-Presse

Foreign portfolio investments result in net inflows in October – BSP

Nov 13, 2015 - 5:12 PM

There are still a lot of uncertainties in the market Hence the target of a higher foreign portfolio investments could be a challenge BSP deputy governor Diwa Guinigundo says

HOT MONEY. The central bank says 31.2% went to peso-denominated government securities while the rest of the investments were in other peso debt instruments.

PH balance of payments books biggest deficit

Sep 18, 2015 - 5:17 PM

August s balance of payments at 450 million is the biggest since January 2014 when the country books a deficit of 4 48 billion

EXTERNAL FACTORS. The country’s BOP position in August reflects the decision of the People’s Bank of China to devalue the Chinese yuan on August 11 and the blood bath in the global stock market on August 24. File photo from Agence France-Presse

Stocks: More hot money pulled out in August

Sep 10, 2015 - 4:00 PM

BSP says the imminent interest rate hike by the US Federal Reserve continues to weigh down on investor sentiment

SPECULATIVE. Foreign portfolio investments are also known as "hot money" since these are speculative capital flows that move very quickly in and out of markets.

PH sustains hot money inflows in 7 months

Aug 15, 2015 - 1:52 PM

Hot money outflows however decline by 2 2 to 12 99 billion from 13 28 billion

SAFE HAVEN. Philippines serves as a safe haven for investors following a downturn in the US economy and the Euro area

‘Hot money’ leaving PH surges in May

Jun 12, 2015 - 3:20 PM

Profit taking outward remittance of sales proceeds of PSE listed stocks and peso government securities previously kept in interim peso deposits result in 569 million net outflows in May

'Hot money' continues to leave PH in April

May 16, 2015 - 7:07 PM

More foreigners are cashing in on the Philippine s stock market and government securities the central bank says

OUTFLOWS. The US, the UK, Singapore, Luxembourg, and Hong Kong are the top five sources of net inflows in April, with a combined share of 80%, central bank says. Photo by Agence France-Presse

Hot money up in February at $1.2B

Mar 13, 2015 - 12:56 PM

More investors put their money in the country’s stock market and government securities the central bank reports

Hot money reaches $28.4B in 2013

Jan 16, 2014 - 6:26 PM

Portfolio investment reaches 28 4 billion in 2013 a 14 year high

ALL TIME HIGH. Portfolio investments reach a 14-year all time high. Photo by AFP.

Hot money plunges 60% during 'ghost month'

Sep 13, 2013 - 6:05 PM

About 1 1 billion or 77 6 of the total funds flowed out to the United States

HOT MONEY. Foreign portfolio investments continued to register a net outflow in August. File photo by AFP

$61-M foreign investments leave PH in June

Sep 11, 2013 - 9:43 AM

The Philippines experienced a net outflow of foreign direct investments FDI in June as funds return to the United States

HOT MONEY. Foreign portfolio investments continued to register a net outflow in June. Photo from AFP

PH growth in Q2 boosts stock market

Aug 29, 2013 - 2:42 PM

The better than expected 7 5 Philippine economic growth in the second quarter boosts the local capital markets

Net hot money outflow at $23-M in June

Jul 11, 2013 - 5:17 PM

The amount was way smaller than May s 640 84 million the highest monthly figure on record so far

HOT MONEY. Foreign portfolio investments continued to register a net outflow in June. Photo from AFP

Hot money outflow in May hits record high

Jun 14, 2013 - 7:04 PM

The all time high 640 84 million net outflow in May reflects the pulling away from emerging markets of foreign investors worried about an end to US stimulus measures

Hot money swings to net outflow in March

Apr 11, 2013 - 7:30 PM

Outflows are due to profit taking in Philippine stocks

DOLLAR RESERVES. A bank teller shows off dollar bills. Photo from AFP

Hot money inflows up 41.9%

Mar 16, 2013 - 4:55 PM

The country s foreign portfolio investments reach US 2 1 billion in February 2013

DOLLAR RESERVES. A bank teller shows off dollar bills. Photo from AFP

Hot money inflows hit 2-year high

Dec 15, 2012 - 1:00 PM

Gross inflows reached 2 01 billion higher than the 1 3 billion posted a year ago

Blame the euro crisis? Hot money drops 68% in May

Jun 15, 2012 - 5:44 PM

While the euro crisis has been touted as an opportunity for emerging economies like the Philippines to benefit from investments eastward tilt data on foreign portfolio investments in May showed otherwise

'Hot money' swings to net inflow in March

Apr 20, 2012 - 6:51 PM

Net inflow of foreign portfolio investments or hot money totals 158 million in March a reversal of the 305 million outflow in February