The Philippine peso may once more begin depreciating towards the US greenback if the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) will go sluggish on rising its key charges following improved financial knowledge from the US.
Emilio Neri Jr., lead economist on the Financial institution of the Philippine Islands, mentioned the peso was once more the weakest forex amongst these within the 5 greatest rising economies of the Affiliation of Southeast (SE) Asian Nations.
Citing knowledge from Bloomberg, Neri mentioned the peso had misplaced 7.6 p.c of its worth towards the US greenback because the begin of this 12 months. The peso began 2022 at 51:$1 and closed spot buying and selling at 55.61:$1 on Aug. 12.
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