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Where are global food and energy prices headed in 2023?

Food and energy commodity prices are seen easing in 2023 given projections of an economic slowdown and weaker global demand. Nonetheless, risks remain and much depends on how the world copes with the ongoing challenges.

By Ina Calabio January 20, 2023
Economy
PH-Cityscape
4 MIN READ
Examining the economy in 2022 and predicting what’s ahead

Here is a quick review of what happened in 2022 and how it may affect the Philippine economy this year and the next.

January 18, 2023
China (1)
2 MIN READ
Possible COVID surges in China not a reason to worry

China supplies 15% of global exports. Should we be worried about the COVID outbreaks in China? Our equities department head shares his thoughts.

January 13, 2023
PH-street-walk
2 MIN READ
Will Fitch downgrade the Philippines?

A lot of factors contribute to a country’s credit rating, which is given by credit rating agencies such as Fitch Ratings. It appears that a positive or negative outlook may not necessarily lead to an upgrade or downgrade.

January 4, 2023
PH-Cityscape
3 MIN READ
Are the country’s credit ratings important?

If an app, book, or hotel has good ratings, you will be more inclined to download, buy, or make a reservation. In the same way, the Philippines’ credit ratings can influence global investors when they allocate capital.

December 28, 2022
covid-wi
4 MIN READ
The world is watching China’s pivot from zero-COVID

Some may rejoice over China’s decision to abandon its zero-COVID policy. However, the impact on global economies will depend on how well China manages the said pivot.

December 27, 2022