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Stocks to move sideways as market seeks leads

STOCKS are seen to continue moving sideways in the coming days as investors watch out for shareholders’ meetings this post-Easter week.

PSEi stays above 7,800 in quiet trading ahead of break

STOCKS ended mostly flat on Wednesday as trading was quiet ahead of the Holy Week break.

PHL shares rebound on sustained foreign buying

SHARES rebounded on Tuesday, ending above the 7,800 mark, as Wall Street digested mixed quarterly results from big banks.

Stocks weaken further as investors turn cautious

LOCAL SHARES saw extended weakness, ending below the 7,800 mark on Monday as investors took money off the table ahead of the shortened trading week.

Shares to move sideways ahead of trading break

LOCAL EQUITIES may move sideways in the week ahead as analysts expect thin trading due to the Lenten season break.

Investors start digging in ahead of Holy Week holidays, 2019 budget...

THE PHILIPPINE Stock Exchange Index (PSEi) extended its weakness for the second trading day, dipping below the 7,900 mark on Friday even as it broke a two-week fall.

PSEi slips below 8,000 as trading volume thins

LOCAL SHARES dropped on Thursday as investors paused following the previous session’s flight past the 8,000 level.

PSE index rises to 8,000 level on bargain hunting

THE MAIN INDEX advanced to the 8,000 level on Wednesday as investors went bargain hunting following the short break, alongside foreign investors’ bullish position on the local bourse.

Shares seen sideways as market hunts for leads

SHARES MAY continue trading sideways this week as investors wait for new leads that could help lift sentiment.

PSEi climbs to 7,900 to track Wall Street’s gain

THE MAIN INDEX breached the 7,900 level on Monday, tracking Wall Street’s gains last Friday.

Shares to move lower ahead of Holy Week break

SHARES MAY edge lower in the following days as investors take a break for the upcoming Holy Week.

PSEi rises on slower-than-expected inflation

LOCAL equities climbed on Friday amid slower-than-expected inflation results for the month of March.

Shares decline ahead of March inflation report

LOCAL SHARES dropped on Thursday as investors stayed on the sidelines ahead of the release of inflation data on Friday.

PSE index inches higher ahead of inflation data

THE MAIN INDEX climbed on Wednesday, albeit minimally, after the Asian Development Bank (ADB) trimmed its growth forecast for the country this year.

Shares climb on China, US manufacturing data

SHARES FIRMED UP on Tuesday along with international markets on the back of strong manufacturing data from the United States and China.

Stocks decline on profit taking after weak data

LOCAL EQUITIES dropped on the first trading day of April as investors went profit taking following weak data released last Friday.

Shares may rally ahead of March inflation report

LOCAL SHARES are seen to rally in the week ahead as investors await the release of March inflation data.

Window dressing, US-China trade hopes lift PSEi

THE MAIN INDEX ended March on a positive note, even as it was down from the previous week, partly on month-end window dressing and in step with other bourses that took heart from a fresh round of Sino-US trade talks well into next week.

PSE index inches higher on net foreign buying

THE MAIN INDEX firmed up on Thursday, albeit ending on a flattish note, as investors remained on the sidelines due to lack of leads.

Shares go down as investors await US-China news

LOCAL STOCKS retreated on Wednesday amid a lack of leads that could boost investor sentiment.

Bourse recovers on bargain hunt despite concerns

LOCAL SHARES recovered on Tuesday as investors went on bargain hunting following Monday’s massive sell-off, persistent fears about a slowing global economy notwithstanding.

PSEi joins global rout on economic growth fears

LOCAL EQUITIES plunged with much of the world on Monday as investors shunned risk in the face of mounting signs of a global growth slowdown ahead.

Optimism from steady BSP policy to sustain lift

LOCAL SHARES may edge higher this week, still supported by the central bank’s decision to keep interest rates steady last Thursday.

PSEi climbs to 8,000 level on BSP decision

THE MAIN INDEX advanced to the 8,000 level on Friday, riding on positive sentiment after the local central bank chose to keep interest rates steady in its policy meeting.

PHL stocks jump as Federal Reserve turns dovish

LOCAL SHARES jumped on Thursday along with most of regional markets as investors cheered the US Federal Reserve’s decision to keep interest rates steady.

Shares rebound on stalled US-China trade talks

LOCAL SHARES recovered on Wednesday even as investors remained on the sidelines as they waited for more developments on the US-China trade talks and the Federal Reserve’s policy review.

PSE index drops ahead of central banks’ reviews

THE MAIN INDEX ended in negative territory on Tuesday as investors took caution ahead of the policy review of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) as well as the United States’ and United Kingdom’s central banks, all slated later this week.

Stocks jump ahead of Federal Reserve’s review

STOCKS jumped on Monday as investors awaited the US Federal Reserve’s policy meeting this week.

Shares seen sideways as gov’t cuts growth goal

SHARES MAY continue to trade sideways in the week ahead as investors digest the government’s decision to cut growth targets.

FTSE rebalancing boosts PSEi

LOCAL STOCKS rose Friday — and for the second week in a row — on the back of portfolio adjustments in the face of Financial Times Stock Exchange (FTSE) rebalancing and as uncertainty over a United States-China trade deal and Brexit drove funds towards major Asian markets.

Shares decline anew amid lack of fresh catalysts

STOCKS RETREATED on Thursday as investors remained on the sidelines amid a lack of fresh leads.

Local stocks climb ahead of another Brexit vote

LOCAL EQUITIES rose on Wednesday even as investors grappled with another make-or-break parliamentary vote on the Brexit.

Shares end higher on US retail data, Brexit deal

SHARES firmed up on Tuesday, tracking global indices’ performance as better retail earnings in the United States boosted sentiment.

PSE index declines on net selling, lack of drivers

THE MAIN INDEX moved further down the 7,700 level yesterday amid a lack of fresh catalysts that could boost investor sentiment.

Stocks seen sideways as markets turn cautious

LOCAL EQUITIES are seen to trade sideways in the week ahead as investors turn cautious on the supposed slowdown of the global economy, alongside lingering concerns on the trade war between the United States and China.

PSEi drops amid fears of global economic slowdown

SHARES retreated on Friday, tracking the sell-off overseas on the back of fears of the global economic growth slowdown.

Stocks post gains despite global growth concerns

THE MAIN INDEX extended gains on Thursday, bucking negative sentiment overseas as investors were concerned over a possible slowdown in global growth.

Shares resume ascent as investors buy bargains

LOCAL SHARES bounced back on Wednesday as investors turned bargain hunters after enduring losses for most of last week.

PSEi flat as market awaits new BSP chief’s stance

THE MAIN INDEX ended flat on Tuesday as investors were surprised at the sudden appointment of Budget chief Benjamin E. Diokno as the new governor of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP).

Shares climb as US-China trade talks progress

LOCAL EQUITIES firmed up on Monday as reports of trade negotiations happening between the United States and China boosted investor optimism.

Feb. inflation data to dictate shares’ movement

THE MOVEMENT of shares this week will depend on the release of inflation data for February -- which could dictate how the main index will perform for the rest of the year.

Portfolio adjustment in face of MSCI rebalancing weighs on Philippine shares

THE PHILIPPINE Stock Exchange index (PSEi) closed on Friday at its lowest level since nearly the start of the year as investors sold heavily amid portfolio adjustment in the face of MSCI rebalancing and after US-North Korea talks in Vietnam this week failed to yield denuclearization progress.

Stocks decline on MSCI rebalancing, trade talks

SHARES SUFFERED a bloodshed on Thursday on the back of the MSCI rebalancing, alongside inflation concerns at home and sluggish developments in trade war negotiations overseas.

PSEi likely to close at 8,900 by end-2019

THE Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) is likely to close at the 8,900 level by end-December, driven by lower interest rates and upbeat earnings expectations for the year, according to investment bank UBS Philippines.

Shares drop on lack of leads, net foreign selling

LOCAL EQUITIES fell on Wednesday amid a lack of catalysts, alongside foreign investors’ net selling.