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PHL shares climb as interest rate concerns ease

LOCAL SHARES climbed on Thursday, ending in positive territory for the first time this week as concerns on rising interest rates momentarily settled. The bellwether...

Stocks rebound as worries on rising interest rates subside

Local shares climbed on Thursday, April 26, sending in positive territory for the first time this week as concerns on rising interest rates momentarily...

Asia stocks decline as treasuries extend losses

Asian stocks followed their U.S. counterparts lower as worries about the earnings outlook weighed on industrial and technology shares. The 10-year Treasury yield climbed...

PSE index sinks to 7,500 level on rising US yields

THE MAIN INDEX dropped to the 7,500 level on Wednesday, tracking global markets spooked by the continued rise in US yields. The Philippine Stock Exchange...

PHL shares decline further as correction continues

SHARES FELL on Tuesday, continuing a downward trajectory, as the region provided no fresh leads for investors to trade on. The bellwether Philippine Stock Exchange...

Stocks continue downtrend on lack of market catalyst

Shares fell on Tuesday, April 24, continuing a downward trajectory as the region provided no fresh leads for investors to turn to. The bellwether Philippine...

Dollar advances as Treasury yields flirt with 3%

The dollar rallied at the start of a week packed with catalysts, from economic data to new debt supply, as the yield on benchmark...

Stocks edge down as investors look for fresh leads

LOCAL EQUITIES barely moved on Monday as investors chose to stay on the sidelines due to a lack of leads. The 30-member Philippine Stock Exchange...

Stocks flat on lack of leads

Local equities barely moved on Monday, April 23, as investors chose to stay on the sidelines due to lack of leads. The 30-member Philippine Stock...

Market to remain volatile amid overseas tensions

VOLATILITY may prevail in the week ahead, following the Philippine Stock Exchange index’s (PSEi) sharp decline last week due to a mix of geopolitical...

Bargain hunt lifts bourse back above 7,700

THE Philippine Stock Exchange Index (PSEi) managed to crawl back above the 7,700 line on Friday amid bargain-hunting after falling to a one-year low...

Main index fails to recover above 7,700 mark

By Arra B. Francia, Reporter THE Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) staged a last-minute recovery from a slump that marked much of Thursday, but still...

World’s most unloved stocks pummeled further by rate-hike fears

The problems keep piling up for Philippine stocks, the world’s worst performers this year. The Philippine Stock Exchange Index fell as much as 3.3% on...

Asian stocks rise on earnings hopes; yen declines

Asian equities advanced, helped by an encouraging start to U.S. earnings season, while Chinese bonds rallied after the nation’s central bank moved to support...

A $133 million bet on a cryptocurrency designed to be boring

Digital currencies are risky, volatile investments, and that’s what speculators love about them. But a group of Silicon Valley venture capitalists and Wall Street...

PSEi halts losing streak on bargain hunting

SHARE prices halted a three-day run of declines on Wednesday, as investors sought bargains as global markets provided cause for optimism overnight. The Philippine Stock...

Stocks snap three-day decline on Wall Street gains, bargain hunting

The local barometer for investor confidence snapped its three-day decline on Wednesday, April 18, fuelled by investors looking for bargains alongside optimism from global...

Philippine stock woes mount as 2018 losses pass $20-billion mark

PHILIPPINE stocks, already the world’s worst performers this year, fell to the lowest in almost a year Tuesday, bringing to more than $20 billion...

PSEi drops further on lingering overseas concerns

By Arra B. Francia, Reporter THE MAIN INDEX suffered another sell-off on Tuesday, weighed down by lingering concerns on the tensions surrounding the United States...

Stocks slide further on rising US-Russia tensions

The main index suffered another sell-off on Tuesday, April 17, weighed down by lingering concerns on the tensions surrounding the United States and Russia. The...

Stocks decline on concerns over US-Syria tensions

LOCAL SHARES fell on Monday, as investors stayed on the sidelines amid growing concerns on the United States’ attacks against Syria. The benchmark Philippine Stock...

Market to focus on data amid political tensions

AMID CONTINUED geopolitical tensions overseas, investors will look to several major economic data releases here and abroad for leads, but will remain cautious on...

PSEi falls below 8,000 amid Middle East uncertainty

PHILIPPINE stocks slipped below 8,000 on Friday as investors kept remained cautious amid rising tensions in the Middle East. The bellwether Philippine Stock Exchange index...

Bargain hunting propels PSEi past 8,000 mark

LAST-MINUTE bargain hunting drove the local main index to climb on Thursday to surpass the 8,000 mark anew. The bellwether Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi)...

PSE index edges towards 8,000 ahead of US data

THE MAIN INDEX climbed slightly on Wednesday, moving closer to the 8,000 level, as investors awaited new catalysts such as US inflation data set...

PSEi falls even as rest of Asia cheers Xi’s assurance

THE Philippine Stock Exchange on Tuesday ignored optimism across much of Asia in the face of China President Xi Jinping’s promise to open his...

Asian stocks rebound as investors assess impact of trade war

Asia stocks rebounded as concerns over the possibility of full-scale trade war between the world’s two biggest economies eased. Chinese equity markets reopened after...

PSEi to continue struggle amid lack of fresh leads

WHILE TRADERS turn to inflation figures of the United States and its heating trade tension with China, the main index is expected to struggle...

Trump trade row flips risk, turning emerging markets into havens

SAO PAOLO/MEXICO CITY -- That old saw behind why people invest in emerging markets -- more risk brings more reward -- might need to...

PSEi sinks below 8,000 on concerns over US, China

SHARES moved sideways last week as investors looked at the heating trade war between the United States and China alongside a higher inflation figure...

Fed favors gradual rate approach — US central bank chief

Chicago, United States -- Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Friday used his first speech as central bank chief to offer a rosy view...

US stock selloff deepens amid Trump trade jabs, jobs

The selloff in U.S. stocks deepened as the White House’s latest trade bluster rattled global financial markets. The S&P 500 Index plunged more than 2...

Inflation surge, US-China trade row weigh on sentiment

FRIDAY saw local equities cut short a slight recovery earlier in the session as the country’s quickening inflation and a worsening US-China trade row...

Philippine stocks rally despite inflation spike

Local equities firmed up on Thursday, April 5, amid faster inflation recorded in March. The bellwether Philippine Stock Exchange index firmed up 0.31% or 24.49...

Asia stocks gain after US rebound on trade hopes 

Stocks in Asia followed U.S. equities higher as investors reassessed the danger of a trade-damaging spiral of tariff increases in the world’s top two...

China’s counterpunch to Trump’s tariffs sparks global selloff

Tit-for-tat tariff threats from the U.S. and China ignited fears that a trade war was beginning between the world’s two largest economies, sending U.S....

Index falls below 8,000 on JFC, US-China tension

THE LOCAL BAROMETER fell on Wednesday, tracking the negative sentiment in regional markets, alongside the sell-off of shares in Jollibee Foods Corp. (JFC) after the...

Stocks dip on Jollibee news, US-China trade war

The local barometer fell on Wednesday, April 4, tracking the negative sentiment in regional markets, alongside the sell-off of shares in Jollibee Foods Corp....

Gold seen heading to $1,400 as `winnerless’ trade war escalates

Gold will surge to the highest level in five years if a global trade war breaks out, according to Rick Rule, chief executive officer...

Asian stocks show resilience after US tech slump

Stocks in Asia demonstrated some resilience after a sharp sell-off in the once much-favored U.S. technology shares, sending volatility soaring. The dollar came under...

PSEi inches higher as investors pick up bargains

STOCKS INCHED UP on Tuesday, with investors going bargain hunting amid an ongoing trade war between the United States and China. The bellwether Philippine Stock...

Bargain hunting continues to lift stocks

Stocks inched up on Tuesday, April 3, with investors going bargain hunting in the local market amid ongoing trade wars between the United States...

US stock futures fall after Asia rally fizzles

U.S. stock futures dropped after an early equity rally petered out in Asia, where volume was low as many markets across the world remain...

PHL shares trek higher amid thin trading volume

STOCKS OPENED the second quarter on a positive note, trekking higher on the back of positive economic data from the United States amid thinner...

Stocks rise on positive US economic data

STOCKS opened the second quarter on a positive note, trekking higher on the back of positive economic data from the United States amid thinner...