Monetary Policy Tightens Further in Q3 2018

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) publishes today the 68th issue of the quarterly BSP Inflation Report covering the period July-September 2018. The full text is also released in electronic format as a downloadable PDF file on the BSP website. The BSP Inflation Report is published as part of the BSP’s efforts to improve the transparency […]
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September Year-on-Year Inflation Hits 6.7 Percent

Headline inflation rose in September to 6.7 percent year-on-year from 6.4 percent in the previous month, according to the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP). The year-to-date average of 5 percent is above the government’s announced inflation target range of 3 percent ±1 percentage point for 2018. By contrast, core inflation—which excludes selected volatile food and […]
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Inflation Rises to 6.4% in August

Headline inflation rose in August to 6.4 percent year-on-year, the highest level observed since March 2009, as supply and logistical issues continued to drive price pressures, according to the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP). The year-to-date average of 4.8 percent is above the government’s announced inflation target range of  3.0 percent ±1.0 percentage point for 2018. […]
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PH Inflation Eased to 2.8% in June

Manila—(PHStocks)—The country’s headline inflation further eased to 2.8 percent in June 2017, according to data released by the Philippine Statistics Authority. It was posted at 3.1 percent in May 2017 and 1.9 percent in June 2016. The indices of the following commodity groups registered lower annual gains during the month: Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages (3.5%) […]
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Inflation Seen to Rise to 1.4% in Dec.

Inflation is expected to increase to 1.4% in December and slowly climb to 1.6% in January, a unit of Metrobank (PSE: MBT) said in a report. Related Articles:Metrobank Offers LTNCDsMB Approves Sanctions on MetrobankMonetary Policy Tightens Further in Q3 2018Inflation Rises to 6.4% in AugustOctober Inflation is Steady at 0.4%
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October Inflation is Steady at 0.4%

Manila—(PHStocks)—Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP)—Headline inflation was unchanged at 0.4% year-on-year in October from the September level, and was within the BSP’s range forecast of 0.1-0.9% for the month. The resulting year-to-date average inflation rate of 1.4% is below the government’s inflation target range of 3.0%t ± 1.0 percentage point for 2015. Meanwhile, core inflation—which excludes […]
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September Inflation Drops Further to 0.4 Percent

Manila—(PHStocks)—Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP)—Headline inflation slowed down to 0.4 percent in September from 0.6 percent in August, and was within the BSP’s range forecast of 0.2-1.0 percent for the month. The resulting year-to-date average inflation rate of 1.6 percent is below the Government’s inflation target range of 3 percent ± 1.0 percentage point for 2015. […]
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Inflation Continues to Ease in 2Q 2015

Manila—(PHStocks)—Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP)—The BSP has published the 55th issue of the quarterly BSP Inflation Report covering the period April-June 2015. The BSP Inflation Report is published as part of the BSP’s efforts to improve the transparency of monetary policy under inflation targeting and to convey to the public the thinking and analysis behind […]
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