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PSE index ends flat; peso at P48.51:$1

September 17, 2020

The Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) index rallied to cut losses on Thursday. The index ended 3.10 points lower to 5, 943.52. In the broader market,  there were 106 losers, 78 gainers and 58 unchanged. Volume reached 952.32 million shares worth

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Pandemic threatens human capital gains of the past decade, new World Bank report says

September 17, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic threatens hard-won gains in health and education over the past decade, especially in the poorest countries, a new World Bank Group analysis Wednesday said. Investments in human capital—the knowledge, skills, and health that people accumulate over their

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PSE index falls below 6,000 pts; peso at P48.385:$1

September 16, 2020

The Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) index  fell below the 6,000-point level on Wednesday. The peso closed at P48.385 against the US dollar from P48.40 on Tuesday. Volume at the foreign exchange portal of the Bankers Association of the Philippines reached

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Dominguez pushes faster BOL implementation amid pandemic

September 16, 2020

Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III has called on national government agencies to work with their counterparts in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) in fast-tracking the organizational work needed to implement at the soonest the key provisions of the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL)

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PHL, Japan sign 50-B yen post-disaster standby loan accord

September 15, 2020

The Philippines and Japan signed Tuesday an agreement for a 50-billion yen standby loan that aims to quickly disburse Japanese funding support to the Philippine government’s post-disaster response efforts in the event of a national calamity or health emergency. Finance

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Give staycations in GCQ areas a chance – Palace

September 14, 2020

Malacanang urged on Monday the public to give a chance to the tourism sector by allowing “staycations” in the hotels in areas under the general community quarantine like Metro Manila. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque issued the statement following concerns that

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Growth may slow to 4.5% in next two years: economist

September 14, 2020

By Ella Dionisio Due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), growth may possibly slow down to 4.5 percent in the next two years, an economist said on Monday. During a forum by the Foreign Correspondents Association of the Philippines (FOCAP) forum,

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PSE index up; peso at P48.51:$1

September 14, 2020

The Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) index ended 29.18 points higher to 5,997.14 on Monday. In the broader market, there were 110 gainers, 99 losers and 37 unchanged. Volume reached 1.128 billion shares worth P4.7 billion from Friday’s 1.11 billion shares

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