Philippine Trump will not damage growth - for now

The country goes to the polls Monday to elect a new president. Bankers, investors and executives have reason to be nervous.

Philippine Trump will not damage growth - for now

The Philippine electorate goes to the polls on Monday, picking the next president of a country that has become one of the fastest-growing in Asia.

They have a choice between a business-friendly political neophyte, a pair of well-known establishment figures, and a brash, shoot-from-the-hip strongman who has bragged that he will kill 100,000 criminals if he is elected, has flirted with the idea of declaring a revolutionary government, and has even dared the US and...

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