More Filipinos Optimistic About PH Economy -- Survey

More Filipinos are optimistic the economy will get better next year, even as fewer thought their lives improved in the past year, the latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey showed. The Second Quarter Social Weather Report, conducted on June 5-8, also showed that the proportion of Filipinos optimistic about the expected change in their quality of life was unchanged from the last quarter. Net optimism about the economy surged from +6 in March (27 percent optimistic, 20 percent pessimistic, rounded) to +15 in June (31 percent optimistic, 15 percent pessimistic), reports