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PSEi dips below 8,500

By Arra B. Francia, Reporter LOCAL shares continued to decline on Friday, dragged by index heavyweights unloaded by foreign investors. The 30-member Philippine Stock Exchange index...

Asian markets finish week on a high

HONG KONG -- Asian markets ended the week on a positive note following the lead from Wall Street, with energy firms lifted by a...

Stocks continue decline

Shares continued to decline on Friday, pulled down by index heavyweights unloaded by foreign investors. The 30-member Philippine Stock Exchange index lost 0.56% or 48.01...

Shares decline on hawkish Fed meeting minutes

SHARES sank back to negative territory on Thursday, as hawkish tones from the United States Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) prompted caution across global...

Stocks decline further after hawkish Fed minutes

Shares sunk back to negative territory on Thursday, as hawkish tones from the United States Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) prompted caution across global...

Peso ends flat at P52.10:$1

The peso traded flat against the dollar on Thursday, Feb. 22, following the hawkish minutes of the January meeting of the US Federal Reserve...

Stocks decline on lingering concerns overseas

LOCAL STOCKS plunged on Wednesday, snapping their five-day climb, as the index continued to consolidate. The 30-company Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) dropped 1.25% or...

Stocks snap five-day rally

Local stocks plunged on Wednesday, Feb. 21, snapping their five-day upward trajectory as the index continued to consolidate. The 30-company Philippine Stock Exchange index dropped...

Shares post small gain as market looks for leads

SHARES moved up on Tuesday, managing to reverse early losses, as investors looked for leads while turning cautious on the release of fourth-quarter earnings...

Asian stocks fall; dollar rises with bond yields

Most Asian equity benchmarks declined with US futures and the dollar rose as Treasury yields climbed back toward recent four-year highs. Japan’s Topix index dropped...

PSEi returns to 8,700 level as rate hike fears ease

SHARES jumped on Monday as positive corporate earnings alongside dwindling fears for a faster rate hike by the US Federal Reserve fuelled optimism. The 30-member...

PSE starts trading under one roof at new BGC office

By Dane Angelo M. Enerio The Philippine Stock Exchange, Inc. (PSE) opened its first trading day at its new headquarters in Bonifacio Global City (BGC)...

Shares to move sideways on thin trading volume

LOCAL EQUITIES may continue trading sideways this week as foreign investors maintain their selling positions, alongside the closure of some Asian markets for the...

Stocks extend climb ahead of corporate earnings

LOCAL STOCKS reversed intraday losses to book gains on Thursday, as investors anticipate the release of 2017 earnings reports. The bellwether Philippine Stock Exchange...

Asian stocks take US inflation spike in stride and rally; dollar...

TOKYO — Asian stocks gained on Thursday after Wall Street brushed aside strong US inflation data and surged, in a move that also saw...

Shares eke out gains as market concerns ease

LOCAL STOCKS managed to post gains amid see-saw trading on Wednesday, tracking the increase in global markets after concerns on higher inflation and rate hikes...

PSEi snaps losing streak as global markets recover

STOCKS firmed on Tuesday, tracking the recovery of global markets that began to show signs of stability after consecutive losses in previous weeks. The bellwether...

Stocks end lower on inflation, rate hike concerns

SHARES continued to drop on Monday as investors stayed cautious amid fears of rate hikes and inflationary pressures that continue to affect Western markets. The...

PHL shares to continue decline on consolidation

By Arra B. Francia, Reporter LOCAL STOCKS are seen to continue falling in the week ahead before the main index can establish momentum to propel...

Local stocks slump amid global rout

By Arra B. Francia, Reporter LOCAL stocks took another beating on Friday, tracking the bloodbath in international markets as investors resumed profit taking. The main index...

Main index declines anew ahead of BSP decision

STOCKS closed in negative territory again on Thursday, Feb. 8, as investors awaited the results of the local central bank’s first policy meeting for...

Shares rebound as rout eases valuation concerns

LOCAL SHARES bounced back on Wednesday along with the recovery of international markets, as the index’s steep decline from the 9,000 level brought back valuations...

PSEi plunges to 8,600 level on hawkish Fed fears

By Krista A. M. Montealegre, National Correspondent LOCAL STOCKS took a beating at the start of the week, joining a global equity sell-off on fears that...

Stocks to consolidate ahead of BSP policy meet

LOCAL EQUITIES may continue consolidating in the week ahead, with investors setting their eyes on the first policy meeting of the Bangko Sentral ng...

Bargain hunt spurs slight recovery

PHILIPPINE EQUITIES recovered on Friday from three straight days of decline to close above the 8,800 mark, with one analyst attributing the week’s positive...

Main index declines amid valuation concerns

By Arra B. Francia, Reporter LOCAL EQUITIES extended losses on Thursday, as concerns on the hefty valuations of stocks among investors prompted another sell-off. The main...

PHL shares extend decline as correction continues

SHARES continued their decline on Wednesday, ending a strong month that saw nine fresh peaks with what analysts welcomed as a healthy correction. The bellwether...

Stocks decline to track sell-off in other markets

By Arra B. Francia, Reporter STOCKS bled on Tuesday, tracking the sell-off seen in other regional markets after hitting consecutive record highs in previous weeks. The...

Local shares climb on optimism in telco sector

LOCAL EQUITIES climbed on Monday, propped up mainly by telco stocks as delays in the entry of a third telco player renewed sentiments for the...

Market may take breather after climb to 9,000

By Arra B. Francia, Reporter LOCAL SHARES may take a dip in the coming days after reaching three fresh peaks last week, with foreign investors...

PSEi tops 9000 to finish at 2018’s 8th record high

By Arra B. Francia, Reporter AFTER days of flirting with the 9,000 level, the Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) finally broke past this mark to...

Bourse soars above 9000 on positive sentiment

By Arra B. Francia, Reporter PHILIPPINE shares climbed to a fresh peak on Friday as investors continued to be bullish on the country’s economic growth. The...

Cryptocurrency sector braces for tougher regulations as use surges

By Krista Angela M. Montealegre National Correspondent THE CRYPTOCURRENCY ECOSYSTEM is gearing up for tighter regulatory scrutiny, as market players tout the potential of the Philippines...

Bourse recovers to close at 2018’s 7th record high

By Arra B. Francia, Reporter THE MAIN INDEX managed a technical rebound to close at 2018’s seventh record high on Thursday — even as it...

Bourse pulls back from record high on profit taking

SHARES on Wednesday ended a three-day rally that had seen the main index closing short of 9,000 the day before to mark the year’s...

PSEi stops short of 9,000 as GDP data fuel hopes

LOCAL EQUITIES ended Tuesday at the year’s sixth peak, closing just under a point short of the 9,000 mark as initial investor disappointment over...

Bourse closes at fresh peak ahead of Q4 GDP report

THE BOURSE extended gains for a second straight trading day to finish at the year’s fifth record high ahead of today’s fourth-quarter 2017 gross...

Q4 GDP data seen propelling stocks past 9,000

LOCAL STOCKS this week could continue their climb in the face of fourth-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) data due Tuesday that are expected to...

Bourse recovers to post weekly gain

ANTICIPATION of relatively fast Philippine fourth-quarter gross domestic product(GDP) growth and China’s better-than-expected (GDP) expansion for the same period fueled local stocks to recover...

PSE index drops on banks’ stock rights offer plans

LOCAL EQUITIES were down on Thursday, weighed down by banking stocks that recently announced plans to conduct stock rights offerings (SRO). The main index dropped 0.31%...

Stocks decline anew, tracking global markets

By Arra B. Francia, Reporter LOCAL STOCKS dropped on Wednesday, tracking the generally negative close of international markets. The Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) gave up...

PSEi ekes out modest gain after intraday record

By Arra B. Francia, Reporter SHARES charged to another all-time intraday high before pulling back to post a modest gain at the end of Tuesday’s...

Stocks track Wall St.’s rise on positive sentiment

LOCAL EQUITIES climbed on Monday to track the positive finishes of international markets last Friday. The 30-member Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) saw a 0.48%...

PHL shares to move lower as market consolidates

By Arra B. Francia, Reporter SHARES are seen to trade lower this week as investors reposition their portfolios, with eyes set on the release of...

PSEi ends flat as investors stay on sidelines

AFTER hitting fresh highs this week, Philippine shares closed flat on Friday, as investors chose to stay on the sidelines and reposition their portfolios. The...