Gareth Leather is a Senior Economist in the Emerging Asia team at Capital Economics. Gareth joined Capital Economics in July 2011. Gareth has been covering Asian economies for over 10 years, and prior to joining Capital Economics, he worked for five years at the Economist Intelligence Unit as a Senior Economist. Gareth holds an economics undergraduate degree from Warwick University, and a masters degree in Asian Studies from the School of Oriental and African Studies.
Emerging Asia Economics Weekly
Close call for the BSP, but rates likely to be left unchanged
The BSP’s scheduled meeting on Thursday will be a close call. On balance, we think the unexpectedly large drop in headline inflation last month and the recent recovery in the peso will be enough to...