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Philippine hikes rates further to cool inflation

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Philippine hikes rates further to cool inflation - The Star Business

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MANILA: The Philippine central bank raised its benchmark interest rates by half a percentage point on Thursday, as expected, and signalled further policy tightening to bring inflation back within its target and support a sagging local currency.

The interest rates on the overnight deposit and lending facilities were hiked to 3.75% and 4.75%, respectively.

Federal Reserve's hefty rate hike of 75 basis announced hours earlier.

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Author / Journalist: The Star Online

Category: Economy

Topics: BSP Interest rates Inflation /Business/Business News Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Banking

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Published On: 2022-09-22, 15:22:00

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Language: English

Reading Time: 2 minutes read

Article Length: 259 words

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