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Japan Govt Eyeing Over 2.5 T. Yen for 2nd Extra Budget

December 10, 2018

Tokyo–The Japanese government is considering setting the size of a planned second supplementary budget for fiscal 2018 to next March at more than 2.5 trillion yen, it was learned Monday. Under the second extra budget, the government plans to spend

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Japan July-Sept. GDP Revised Down to 2.5 Pct Drop

December 10, 2018

Tokyo–Japan’s economy shrank a revised 2.5 pct in July-September on an annualized basis, far weaker than a preliminary 1.2 pct decline, due chiefly to slumping corporate capital expenditures, the Cabinet Office said Monday. The drop in gross domestic product in

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FDI registers $569m net inflows in September: BSP

December 10, 2018

Foreign direct investments (FDI) registered $569 million net inflows in September, albeit lower than the $807 million net inflows in the same month last year, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said Monday. This developed as equity capital withdrawals of

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Japan Govt Workers Receive Winter Bonuses

December 10, 2018

Tokyo–Japanese central government workers in nonmanagerial posts on Monday received winter bonuses of some 710,000 yen on average, down about 4,400 yen from a year before. Their average age stands at 35.5 years. The National Personnel Authority had recommended a

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Stocks decline, peso cuts loses vs US dollar

December 10, 2018

Stocks fell while the peso rallied to cut losses against the US dollar on Monday. The Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) closed 112.85 points lower to 7, 348.21. In the broader market, there were 134 decliners, 59 gainers and 43 shares

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End-November 2018 GIR level rises to $75.49b

December 7, 2018

Preliminary data showed gross international reserves (GIR) rose to $75.49 billion as of end-November 2018, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Governor Nestor Espenilla, Jr. announced Friday. This was higher than the $74.71 billion level recorded in October due mainly to

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Stocks lower, but peso gains slightly

December 7, 2018

Stocks closed lower while the peso gained slightly against the US dollar on Friday. The Philippine Stock Exchange index settled at 7, 461.06, down 74.26 points. In the broader market, there were 110 decliners, 80 gainers and 42 shares unchanged.

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Japan to Ban Huawei, ZTE from Govt Contracts

December 7, 2018

Tokyo–Japan plans to effectively ban Chinese telecommunications giants Huawei Technologies Co. and ZTE Corp. from contracts with government agencies and the Self-Defense Forces for national security reasons, government sources said Friday. The move comes in response to allegations that the

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