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Duterte's peso rout conflicts with Philippine economy

It's forecast to lead S-E Asia with 6.4% growth this year

STRONG WORDS: Since taking office at the end of June, Mr Duterte has laid out plans to boost spending on infrastructure, security and education.


INVESTORS rushing to pull money out of the Philippines are neglecting one key positive - the economy is growing faster than almost anywhere else on the planet.

President Rodrigo Duterte's expletive-laden outbursts have triggered the biggest exodus from stocks in a year and...