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Finance: Uncertainties to drive T-bill rates up

TREASURY BILLS (T-bills) on offer today will likely fetch higher yields amid global uncertainties, even as strong demand is expected for the shorter-termed papers and markets remain awash with liquidity......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJan 15th, 2017

Trade remains challenging; factory output picks up

MERCHANDISE TRADE will remain a drag in the calculation of the country’s economic growth, as export receipts contracted in November 2016 while the import bill continued to increase......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJan 10th, 2017

Corporate News: Power rates may spike in March: Meralco

THE MAINTENANCE shutdown of the Malampaya natural gas platform in northwest Palawan early next year is likely to result in a P1-per-kilowatt-hour (kWh) increase in electricity rates, the Energy department said on Thursday quoting a simulation from the cou.....»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsDec 22nd, 2016

Opinion: Yellow Pad -- Filomeno S. Sta. Ana III: "The House bill on tobacco tax is dangerous -- for Duterte and for the cou

The House of Bebot Alvarez, Rudy Farinas, Eric Singson, Dakila Cua, et al rubber-stamped a weak and controversial tobacco tax bill. Attempting to supplant the historic Sin Tax law passed in 2012 that corrected the structure and rates of the tobacco tax, t.....»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsDec 12th, 2016

Power rates up

MANILA, Philippines – After four successive months of reductions, consumers will see an increase of 10 centavos per kilowatt-hour in their December electrici.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 7th, 2016

Finance: Yields on BSP's term deposits increase

BANKS and trust firms swarmed the central bank's term deposit facility (TDF) yesterday, with bids going beyond the auction volume after a drop in total demand seen the previous week and as rates hovered at the 3% level......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsDec 7th, 2016

T-bill rates rise ahead of Fed move

MANILA, Philippines - Treasury bill rates rose across the board yesterday, forcing the government to make a partial award and reject bids on longer-dated deb.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 5th, 2016

Reader’s views on the SSS pension fund

With Congress sending to the President’s Office the refiled (and modified) bill seeking to increase the maximum pension for retired Social Security System me.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 5th, 2016

Debate continues

A bill has been filed in Congress that seeks to retain the current two-tiered taxation scheme for tobacco, albeit at higher rates......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2016

T-bill rates rise after US election

T-bill rates rise after US election.....»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsNov 14th, 2016

Finance: Gov't partially awards T-bills as yields shoot up

THE GOVERNMENT continued to see mixed results at its Treasury bills (T-bills) auction on Monday, with higher rates requested across all tenors, tracking an increase in US bond yields, and with demand concentrated on shorter-termed papers......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsNov 14th, 2016

Monetary policy steadies, but 2016-2018 inflation forecasts up

THE BANGKO SENTRAL ng Pilipinas (BSP) kept policy rates unchanged anew yesterday on the back of benign inflation and robust domestic activity at a time of heightened global uncertainty, but expects the general price increase of widely used goods and servi.....»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsNov 10th, 2016

House committee OKs 130 days maternity leave

MANILA, Philippines - The House of Representatives Committee on Women and Gender Equality has endorsed for plenary approval a bill seeking to increase the ma.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 28th, 2016

House panel approves 100-day maternity leave

MANILA, Philippines — The House committee on women and gender equality has endorsed a bill seeking to increase the maternity leave period to 100 days with pa.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 28th, 2016

In insurance Big Data could lower rates for optimistic tweeters

When people take to Twitter to comment on the great evening they enjoyed with good food and wonderful friends, reducing their monthly insurance bill is probably the last thing on their mind......»»

Category: newsSource: NewsOct 23rd, 2016

T-bill yields mixed

MANILA, Philippines - Treasury bill auction posted mixed results yesterday with the government forced to cap rates at the longer end amid concern the US Fede.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 17th, 2016

Electricity rates go down again in October

Meralco announced that therate for a typical household will go down this October by P0.12 per kilowatthour (kWh), thereby bringing it down to P8.34 per kWh.This translates to a reduction of around PhP24 in the electricity bill of a household with monthly .....»»

Category: newsSource: NewsOct 13th, 2016

BSP: Increase in domestic interest rates will be modest

A ranking central bank official said modest increase in domestic interest rates is expected as the central bank mops up more excess liqudity from the system......»»

Category: newsSource: NewsOct 12th, 2016

Senate bill seeks to lower power rates

Senate bill seeks to lower power rates.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsOct 10th, 2016

Electricity rates go down again in October

MERALCO announced that the rate for a typical household will go down this October by PhP0.1216 per kilowatt hour (kWh), thereby bringing it down toPhP8.34 per kWh.This translates to a reduction of around PhP24 in the electricity bill of a h.....»»

Category: newsSource:  remateRelated NewsOct 10th, 2016