Philippine Peso (PHP)
About the Philippine Peso
The Philippine “peso” (plural: pesos) is the official currency used in the country of the Philippines. Its official currency code is “PHP” and it is symbolized by a “P”. The primary denominations include 1, 2, 5, 10 peso coins (1 peso = 100 sentimo; however sentimo are rarely used); and 20, 50, 100, 200, 500, and 1000 peso paper bank notes. In the Philippines, decimal numbers are denoted using a point (e.g. 1.50). The peso has a floating exchange rate and its value is often seen as being dependent on commodity prices (The Philippines’s largest export).
Central Bank: Philippine Central Bank
News: Philippine Peso
- Wall Street Journal - Investors Wary About Malaysia's Markets - WSJ.com (30 January 2014, 9:48 am)
- Philippine judge reveals $2.4 million in undeclared assets in impeachment trial - Hawaii News - Honolulu Star-Advertiser (29 January 2014, 8:28 pm)
- Wall Street Journal - Philippines Stretched Thin by Wave of Natural Disasters - WSJ.com (27 January 2014, 1:10 am)
Reports & Events: Philippine Peso
- 2014-03-10T16:10/Foreign Direct Investments Increase by 20 Percent to Reach US$3.9 Billion in 2013 (10 March 2014, 8:10 am)
- 2014-03-10T10:50/BSP Rediscount Rates for March 2014 and Availments as of February 2014 (10 March 2014, 2:50 am)
- 2014-03-07T13:45/End-February 2014 GIR Increases to US$80.3 Billion (7 March 2014, 5:45 am)
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