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Stocks, peso end flat

July 9, 2019

Philippine stocks and the peso ended flat on Tuesday. The peso ended at P51.31 against the US dollar from P51.32 on Monday. Volume at the foreign exchange portal of the Bankers Association of the Philippines reached $761.92 million from the

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Monetary Board approved $7.355 billion for development projects and programs in 2018

July 9, 2019

The Monetary Board (MB) approved public sector loans in 2018 amounting to $7.355 billion, higher by $3.869 billion  from the 2017 level of  $3.486 billion, as the national government raised spending on infrastructure development. These public sector loans consisted of:

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MICC to conduct 2nd round of audit of mining firms in July

July 9, 2019

The interagency Mining Industry Coordinating Council (MICC) is undertaking the second round of its “objective, science-based, and fact-finding” audit of mining operations in the fourth week of July, and expects this to be completed by January next year, the Department

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BOJ keeps views on all 9 regional economies unchanged

July 8, 2019

Tokyo–The Bank of Japan kept unchanged its ratings for all of the country’s nine regional economies in a quarterly report on Monday, while pointing to “heightening uncertainties” abroad, due partly to U.S.-China trade friction. Still, the central bank made an

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Stocks, peso end lower

July 8, 2019

Stocks and the peso ended lower on Monday. The peso settled at P51.32 against the US dollar from P51.195 on Friday. Volume at the foreign exchange portal of the Bankers Association of the Philippines (BAP) reached $651.48 million from the

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Japanese Rice Farmers, Distributors Looking Overseas

July 7, 2019

Tokyo- Japanese rice farmers and distributors are increasingly looking overseas to sell their products as domestic consumption is falling at an annual pace of 100,000 tons amid shrinking populations and diversified dietary habits. Japan’s rice exports expanded by more than

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Japan consumer sentiment falls for 4th quarter: BOJ

July 5, 2019

Tokyo, July 5 (Jiji Press)–Consumer sentiment in Japan has weakened for the fourth straight quarter, a Bank of Japan survey showed Friday. The diffusion index representing the gap between the percentage of respondents who think economic conditions improved from a

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PSE index ends at five-month high

July 5, 2019

The main Philippine stock index rose to its highest in five months on Friday. The peso closed at P51.195 against the US dollar from P51.13 on Thursday. Volume at the foreign exchange portal of the Bankers Association of the Philippines

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