Philippine Finance Secretary on Economy, Currency

May 30 (Bloomberg) -- Philippine Finance Secretary Cesar Purisima talks about the outlook for the nation's economy, the government and the central bank's policies, and the local currency. Philippine growth unexpectedly quickened to the fastest pace in almost three years, defying a regional slowdown as President Benigno Aquino boosted investment and state spending. Purisima speaks from Manila with Rishaad Salamat on Bloomberg Television's "Asia Edge." (Source: Bloomberg)
Inflation in Japan Vanishes as Consumer Prices Unchanged
18:23 - The Bank of Japan’s key inflation gauge slumped to zero for a third time this year, as tumbling energy prices counter Governor Haruhiko Kuroda’s effort to reflate the world’s third-biggest economy. Bloomberg's Shery Ahn reports on "First Up." (Source: Bloomberg)
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