Foreign funds return on resilient fundamentals

The first quarter of 2019 provided some positives for the Philippines. Inflation continued downwards, adding to the election-year stimulus. Foreign investors have also returned to the domestic stock market, reflected in year-to-date net foreign inflows of P40 billion ($768 million).

Carlos Dominguez: Steering well in the storm

After a relatively smooth year in 2017, the financial secretary of the Philippines proposed drastic reform last year over the way government approves and allocates its budget with an aim to support long-term economic growth.
April 01, 2019

IFC and ADB invest in inaugural $410m climate bond

Two of the world’s largest development lenders kick-start 2019 with a combined $95 million investment in AC Energy’s inaugural $410 million certified climate bond, listed on the Singapore exchange.
February 08, 2019