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Nov. FDI net inflow down for 4th month

FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT (FDI) net inflow into the country slid for the fourth straight month in November, the central bank reported on Monday, bringing 2018’s running tally lower than a year ago......»»

Category: financeSource: bworldonline bworldonlineFeb 12th, 2019

Net FDI inflows drop to 15-month low in Oct

NET foreign direct investments (FDI) dropped to their lowest level in 15 months in October last year, data from the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) showed. At $491 million, the net inflow…READ The post Net FDI inflows drop to 15-month low in Oct appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJan 11th, 2019

Philippines’ Jan-July FDI rises 52.1 percent y/y to $6.7 billion

MANILA — Net foreign direct investments in the Philippines jumped 52.1 percent in the first seven months of this year from a year earlier to $6.7 billion, the central bank said on Wednesday. In July alone, net FDI touched $914 million, more than double the $344 million net inflow in the same month last year, it said in […] The post Philippines’ Jan-July FDI rises 52.1 percent y/y to $6.7 billion appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsOct 10th, 2018

Hot money net inflow continued in August

The recovery of so-called hot money investments into the country's financial markets continued for a second consecutive month at the end of August, due largely to good quarterly earnings repor.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsSep 15th, 2018

‘Hot money’ net inflow continued in August

The recovery of so-called hot money investments into the country's financial markets continued for a second consecutive month at the end of August, due largely to good quarterly earnings reported by local publicly listed firms, according to the central bank.   In a press statement, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas revealed that net inflow of portfolio investments reached $225.85 million last month, which was a significant improvement over the $53.29-million net inflow in July and the $516.12-million in outflow for June.   Since the beginning of the year, local financial markets have recorded a net inflow of $602.01 million, in sharp contrast to the $318.88-million ne...Keep on reading: ‘Hot money’ net inflow continued in August.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 14th, 2018

Hot money net inflow surges in Aug. — BSP

MORE FOREIGN FUNDS entered the Philippines in August to mark a four-month high, with hawkish cues from the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) perking up investor appetite. The post Hot money net inflow surges in Aug. — BSP appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsSep 13th, 2018

Hot money swings to positive in August despite slower GDP growth

Portfolio placements registered a net inflow of $225.85 million last month, reversing the $57.52 million net outflow same period a year ago......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 13th, 2018

Net ‘hot money’ flows positive in July – BSP

FOREIGN portfolio investments turned positive in July after two months of net outflows, data released by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) showed on Thursday. The $53.29-million in net “hot money” flows for the month was a reversal from June’s net outflow of $516.12 million but was lower than the yearago net inflow of $206.47 million. [...] The post Net ‘hot money’ flows positive in July – BSP appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsAug 16th, 2018

Net ‘hot money’ moderates in April

Foreign portfolio investments remained positive in April but dropped from a month ago, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) data released late on Thursday showed. The $279.28 million net “hot money” inflow — down from March’s $1.132 billion but higher than the year-earlier $51.49 million — came as investments in peso debt instruments and Philippine Stock [...] The post Net ‘hot money’ moderates in April appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsMay 19th, 2018

Long-term foreign investments in PH surge for second straight month

Short-term funds are flowing out due to better yields overseas, but don't tell that to long-term foreign investors who continue to plough their money into the Philippines on the back of what the central bank says is "confidence" in the local economy. In a statement, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas said foreign direct investments posted a net inflow of $573 million in February 2018, representing an increase of 46.4 percent from year-ago level---the second consecutive month this year that showed strong investment inflows. This was due mainly to the 56.3-percent growth in investments in debt instruments, or intercompany borrowings between foreign direct investors and their subsidiarie...Keep on reading: Long-term foreign investments in PH surge for second straight month.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 10th, 2018

Hot money inflows mark 3-year high

By Melissa Luz T. Lopez Senior Reporter MORE flighty capital entered the Philippines in March to log a three-year high, the central bank noted on Thursday, as foreigners invested in the country’s maiden panda bonds and in local stocks. Foreign portfolio investments posted a $1.132-billion net inflow last month, turning around from February’s $545.14-million and […] The post Hot money inflows mark 3-year high appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 19th, 2018

FDI hits all-time high of $10B in 2017

FOREIGN direct investments (FDI) reached an all-time high of $10.049 billion in 2017, up 21.4 percent year-on-year and exceeding the central bank’s full-year target of $8 billion in net inflows, official data showed on Monday. For the month of December 2018, net inflow reached $699 million, smaller than November’s $990 million and also 9 percent lower than [...] The post FDI hits all-time high of $10B in 2017 appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsMar 12th, 2018

11-mth net FDI flows top 2017 target – BSP

Foreign direct investments (FDI) lost steam in November but were still enough to push the year-to-date tally past the 2017 target, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) reported on Monday. The month’s $869-million net inflow — smaller than October’s $2.017 billion — was still 16.9 percent higher on an annual basis. The 11-month tally subsequently [...] The post 11-mth net FDI flows top 2017 target – BSP appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsFeb 13th, 2018

2017 hot money outflow smaller than expected

By Melissa Luz T. Lopez Senior Reporter SUSTAINED investor optimism over enactment in December of the first of up to five planned tax reform packages drove more foreign funds to the Philippines that month, leaving the full-year net outflow smaller than the central bank’s projection. Foreign portfolio investments posted a $456.93-million net inflow last month… link: 2017 hot money outflow smaller than expected.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJan 19th, 2018

2017 hot money outflow smaller than expected

By Melissa Luz T. Lopez Senior Reporter SUSTAINED investor optimism over enactment in December of the first of up to five planned tax reform packages drove more foreign funds to the Philippines that month, leaving the full-year net outflow smaller than the central bank’s projection. Foreign portfolio investments posted a $456.93-million net inflow last month […] The post 2017 hot money outflow smaller than expected appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJan 18th, 2018

Hot money turns around in November

MORE FOREIGN FUNDS entered the Philippines in November as investors drew optimism from tax reform progress in Congress as well as increased interest following the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit here, the central bank said. Foreign portfolio investments logged a $107.71-million net inflow last month, a turnaround from $563.42 million in net outbound […] The post Hot money turns around in November appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsDec 17th, 2017

Net FDI flows surge to $754M

Net foreign direct investments (FDI) surged in September from a year earlier, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) reported on Monday, but were lower than the previous month’s 16-month high. At $754 million, September’s net inflow was 61.8 percent higher year on year, central bank data showed. August’s tally, however, was larger at $1.20 billion. [...] The post Net FDI flows surge to $754M appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsDec 11th, 2017

FDIs steady year to date as September flows surge

FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENTS (FDI) to the Philippines surged in September amid sustained optimism from offshore investors, with both intercompany lending and equity capital picking up from a year ago, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) reported yesterday. Net FDI jumped 61.8% to $754 million that month from the $466-million inflow in September 2016, although it […] The post FDIs steady year to date as September flows surge appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsDec 11th, 2017

Hot money reverses to net outflow in Oct

Foreign portfolio investments turned negative in October with the month recording the biggest net outflow in nearly a year, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) data released on Thursday showed. The $563.42-million net “hot money” outflow was a reversal from September’s net inflow of $112.63 million. A year earlier, portfolio investments posted a net inflow of [...] The post Hot money reverses to net outflow in Oct appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsNov 24th, 2017

Net FDI hits 16-mth high

Net foreign direct investments (FDI) hit a 16-month high in August but reckoned from January these were still lower compared to last year, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) reported on Friday. At $1.20 billion, August’s net inflow was 70 percent higher year on year and was also the biggest since April 2016’s $2.24 billion. [...] The post Net FDI hits 16-mth high appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsNov 11th, 2017

Net FDI hits 16-mth high

Net foreign direct investments (FDI) hit a 16-month high in August but reckoned from January these were still lower compared to last year, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) reported on Friday. At $1.20 billion, August’s net inflow was 70 percent higher year on year and was also the biggest since April 2016’s $2.24 billion.… link: Net FDI hits 16-mth high.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsNov 10th, 2017