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PSE banks on better inflation data sinking in

LOCAL SHARES may climb in the week ahead as investors -- in the absence of any untoward foreign development -- digest recent signs that inflation began to slow in November, accompanied by a stronger peso.

Bourse falls back below 7,500

THE MAIN INDEX retreated below the 7,500 mark on Friday to its lowest level in five days, though it rose for the fourth straight week.

Shares slump as Huawei CFO’s arrest causes jitters

STOCKS tumbled on Thursday as investors were concerned the arrest of a top executive of Chinese telco giant Huawei could further flare up trade tensions between China and the United States.

PSEi expected to reach 8,300 level by end-2019

BPI Securities Corp. projects the local bourse to reach the 8,300 level by the end of 2019, driven by a rebound from the consumer sector on expectations of slower inflation next year.

Stocks drop as Wall St. sinks on recession fears

LOCAL SHARES fell on Wednesday, reflecting the steep decline of markets in the United States pulled down by fears of a recession alongside the return of trade war fears.

PSEi climbs to 7,700 level ahead of inflation data

THE MAIN INDEX rallied to the 7,700 level on Tuesday, driven by the optimism from the truce between China and the United States alongside expectations of tamer inflation for the month of November.

Stocks surge as US, China suspend new tariffs

LOCAL EQUITIES surged on Monday, as investors cheered the United States and China’s decision to suspend the imposition of new tariffs until next year.

Shares likely to rise on seasonal spending surge

SHARES are seen to rise in the week ahead as the seasonal consumer spending uptick kicks in, alongside expectations of slower inflation for November.

Main index ends lower on profit taking after rally

THE MAIN INDEX tumbled on the last trading day of November, failing to sustain early morning gains due to the MSCI rebalancing and dovish comments from the US Federal Reserve chief, accompanied by window dressing.

PSEi declines on concerns over reenacted budget

STOCKS CORRECTED on Wednesday, ending a four-day winning streak as investors assessed how a pause on public works could affect the implementation of new projects next year.

Local stocks up as Cyber Monday boosts Wall St.

SHARES CLIMBED on Tuesday despite mostly negative trading for most of the session, driven by the rally of retailer stocks in Wall Street on Cyber Monday.

PHL shares climb on month-end window dressing

LOCAL EQUITIES surged on Monday, bucking the sell-off in international markets last Friday, to make way for early window dressing for November.

PSE index seen sideways after last week’s gains

SHARES may trade sideways in the days ahead as investors take a breather after the main index’s 250-point increase last week.

PHL shares return to 7300 level

SHARES ended the week on a positive note, with foreign investors returning to the local bourse as US markets were closed for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Shares rebound on improved inflation prospects

LOCAL EQUITIES recovered on Thursday due to improved market sentiment, with inflation expected to continue easing amid softening oil prices.

Stocks snap rally on negative market sentiment

THE MAIN INDEX snapped its five-day winning streak on Wednesday, weighed down by the negative sentiment in Wall Street overnight due to lingering concerns on the United States’ trade war with China.

PSE index extends gains as Xi starts visit to PHL

THE MAIN INDEX extended its gains on Tuesday, as investors focused on Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to the country.

Stocks rise on Wall Street’s gains ahead of Xi visit

SHARES surged on Monday as investors tracked positive finishes in US markets last Friday, while also gaining confidence from Moody’s Investors Service’s outlook on the local banking system.

PHL shares may climb on positive economic news

LOCAL SHARES are poised to firm up in the week head, as investors digest positive news on some economic indicators.

Bourse rises for third straight day back above 7,000

PHILIPPINE SHARES rose overall for the third straight day back above the 7,000 line on Friday, a day after the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) raised policy rates further — though by a smaller magnitude — to temper inflation expectations.

Bets of dovish BSP rate move push up local stocks

INVESTORS betting on dovish monetary policy from the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) pushed up the main index on Thursday, a few minutes before the central bank announced a 25-basis-point rate hike.

PSE index climbs on MSCI, oil tax hike suspension

LOCAL SHARES rose Wednesday amid the country’s increase in the MSCI Index’s review as well as the temporary oil tax hike suspension next year.

Shares slump as Wall Street dampens sentiment

LOCAL SHARES fell on Tuesday as investors were dampened by the decline in US markets.

Stocks decline on foreign selling after GDP data

SHARES opened the week on a negative note as investors continued to sell their holdings following a weaker-than-expected third-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) growth print.

PSEi may rise on bullish growth, earnings outlook

SHARES MAY move upward in the week ahead as sentiment improves in anticipation of better economic growth figures and earnings results in the last quarter of 2018.

Shares decline as market digests economic growth print

SHARES SLUMPED on Friday as investors continued to sell their holdings after the slower third-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) growth data released on Thursday.

Main index ekes out gain on Q3 GDP growth data

LOCAL SHARES barely moved on Thursday, weighed down by the slower-than-expected economic growth in the third quarter.

PSEi down as telcos drop on third player search

PSEi down as telcos drop on third player search

Shares decline on steady October inflation print

SHARES DROPPED on Tuesday after October’s inflation print came in higher than expected despite showing signs of slowing down.

PSEi surges as market plays catch-up after break

LOCAL EQUITIES surged on Monday as investors flooded the market after the long holiday break in anticipation of inflation figures to be released on Tuesday morning.

Stocks may climb ahead of inflation, GDP data

SHARES may continue their upswing in the week ahead as investors look forward to the release of economic figures alongside more corporate earnings from the third quarter.

Shares rebound on window dressing

SHARES recovered on Wednesday due to window dressing and the return of foreign investors into the local market after two months.

PSE index down as volume thins ahead of break

THE MAIN INDEX retreated on Tuesday on thin trading as investors stayed on the sidelines ahead of the long weekend.

Local stocks climb on early window dressing

LOCAL EQUITIES climbed on Monday, bucking the downturn in most international markets over the weekend due to concerns on the global economy.

Wall Street’s rally provides PSEi lift

THE BOURSE recovered on Friday, following Wall Street’s rally to return above the 7,000 mark.

PSE index sinks below 7,000 on global sell-off

By Arra B. Francia, Reporter LOCAL STOCKS tumbled on Thursday, sending the main index back below the 7,000 level alongside the global equity sell-off that...

Shares extend decline on US-China trade issues

SHARES PLUNGED on Wednesday, tracking the negative performances of regional markets dragged by concerns on the trade war between the United States and China.

Main index snaps rally on geopolitical concerns

THE MAIN INDEX snapped its five-day winning streak on Tuesday, tracking the equity sell-off seen across international and regional markets triggered by various geopolitical concerns, including tensions between the United States and Saudi Arabia

Stocks up as SM Prime kicks off earnings season

LOCAL EQUITIES firmed up on Monday as investor sentiment improved in anticipation of the third-quarter earnings season.

Shares may move sideways ahead of Q3 earnings

SHARES may continue moving sideways in the week ahead as investors look forward to the release of third quarter earnings reports.

PHL stocks extend gains for 3rd session

STOCKS eked out gains on Friday, amid sideways movement for most of the session as investors tracked the weakness of most markets abroad.

PSE index posts gains on hawkish Fed minutes

PSE index posts gains on hawkish Fed minutes

Stocks extend climb on Wall St., bargain hunting

LOCAL SHARES continued their recovery on Wednesday, tracking the upswing seen in international markets, complemented by bargain hunting of oversold stocks.

Bring on the pain: strategists say go defensive in Southeast Asian...

SINGAPORE — With a little less than a quarter left of a year that’s already witnessed a trade war between the world’s two largest economies, higher oil prices and a still ongoing emerging-markets rout, what’s an investor in Southeast Asia to do?

Shares up on last-minute buying, lower outflows

SHARES CLIMBED on Tuesday, saved by last-minute buying and minimal foreign outflow compared to previous weeks.