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May 12, 2017 - 11:00 AM

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BSP maintains policy rates, inflation forecast

May 11, 2017 - 11:25 PM

There is only one more policy meeting left before Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Governor Amando Tetangco Jr hands over the reins to his successor

RATE KEPT. BSP Governor Amando Tetangco Jr says the central bank is keeping the overnight borrowing rate at 3%. Screenshot from BSP YouTube page

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

Barclays sees PH central bank adjusting rates in Q4

Jul 08, 2015 - 6:00 PM

Barclays says it is unlikely BSP would join other central banks in easing monetary policy citing the risk of El Niño among others

Monetary policy rates unchanged

May 14, 2015 - 9:29 PM

Inflation forecasts are also slightly raised due to El Niño impact expectation of a weaker peso and oil prices trending upwards

Policy rates remain unchanged

Mar 26, 2015 - 6:41 PM

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas maintains the key policy rates anew in light of a benign inflation outlook and dismal export and remittances performances

BSP: 7% to 8% PH growth target attainable

Mar 25, 2015 - 11:22 AM

The government target is attainable as domestic demand conditions remain firm supported by improving production efficiency and robust labor market dynamics says BSP Governor Amando M Tetangco Jr

BSP maintains key policy rates anew

Feb 12, 2015 - 6:24 PM

Moderate inflation pressures firm domestic activity and positive growth dynamics are keeping current policy settings ‘appropriate ’ the Monetary Board says

BSP maintains key policy rates

Dec 11, 2014 - 7:32 PM

The central bank’s efforts to maintain macroeconomic stability makes the economy more resilient in the face of challenges essentially coming from the external sector

BSP expected to hike rates

Jun 06, 2014 - 4:55 PM

The Philippine peso is also likely to depreciate this year

US stocks score gains after Bernanke testimony

Jul 18, 2013 - 9:51 AM

US stocks get a boost from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke s testimony that the Fed s policy on tapering its bond buying program was not on a preset course

IN GREEN. The Dow Jones industrial average posts modest gains after the Fed announces its bond-buying program will continue. Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images/AFP

Fed report finds US economy growing modestly

Jul 18, 2013 - 9:45 AM

The US economy grew at a modest to moderate pace in recent weeks with the housing market and construction improving nationwide the Federal Reserve said in a report

A view of the White House in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/Brendan SMIALOWSKI

Good time to borrow as BSP rates hit new lows

Oct 25, 2012 - 4:54 PM

The central bank cut its key interest rates for the 4th time this year bringing them to new record lows to protect the economy from global headwinds

BSP keeps rates steady, hikes inflation forecasts

Sep 13, 2012 - 4:32 PM

The overnight borrowing and lending rates of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas currently stand at 3 75 and 5 75 respectively