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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.

PHL stocks decline on cautiousness after sell-off

SHARES fell on Monday as investors remained cautious following the global equity sell-off last week.

BPI Securities sees PSEi at 8,900 by end-2019

BPI SECURITIES Corp. projects to see the local stock barometer at the 8,900 level by the end of 2019, factoring in concerns on inflation and rising interest rates.

Shares seen sideways amid outflows, lack of leads

SHARES are seen to trade sideways in the week ahead as the market tries to bounce back from this year’s record low, amid the continued outflow of foreign investors and lack of positive leads.

Bargain hunt makes PSEi bounce back above 7,000

THE MAIN INDEX clawed its way back above the 7,000 mark on Friday from Thursday’s worst year-to-date finish on bargain hunting and signs that Sino-US trade tensions could ease.

PSE index plunges to worst finish for the year

THE MAIN INDEX tumbled to its lowest finish so far this year, dampened by the overall negativity across international markets due to the weakness of the global economy.

Local stocks slump as PHL growth prospects dim

THE MAIN INDEX weakened anew on Wednesday, nearing its record low for the year as the sluggish outlook on the country prompted more foreign investors to pull out their funds from the local market.

Main index ekes out gain on last-minute buying

STOCKS eked out gains on Tuesday after posting losses for most of the session, as foreign investors continued to flee the market without any signs of new catalysts to bring them back.

PSE index falls on inflation, interest rate concerns

LOCAL EQUITIES slumped on Monday as investors remained cautious given inflationary pressures on the Philippine economy.

Shares to decline further amid lack of fresh leads

SHARES may continue falling in the week ahead given the lack of catalysts that may encourage investors to return to the market.

PSEi slides as investors shrug off inflation data

LOCAL equities fell amid lackluster trading on Friday following the release of September inflation data which revealed a new nine-year high.

Investors take cover ahead of inflation report

THE MAIN INDEX plunged deeper into bear territory on Thursday as investors sold stocks most affected by rising inflation and interest rates.

Proposed tweaks to PSE listing rules to benefit small investors

TRADING participants welcomed the Philippine Stock Exchange’s (PSE) move to tweak listing rules that would prompt companies seeking to conduct a follow-on offering (FOO) to provide a price range for the benefit of the investing public.

Main index rebounds on Fed chairman’s remarks

THE MAIN INDEX snapped its three-day losing streak on Wednesday as it took a breather from oversold conditions in previous sessions.

Stocks slump as oil prices stoke inflation concerns

LOCAL EQUITIES tumbled on Tuesday as the rise of global oil prices heightened inflation fears alongside the continued sell-off by foreign investors.

Rising interest rates no problem for Philippine property stock traders

THE most aggressive interest rate tightening in the Philippines in 18 years has yet to shake the faith of local money managers in the nation’s property stocks.

PSE index falls ahead of Sept. inflation report

LOCAL SHARES fell on Monday as investors stayed on the sidelines while anticipating the release of inflation figures on Friday.

PHL shares seen rebounding after BSP rate hike

SHARES may move upward in the week ahead as investors react to the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP)’s latest move to counter inflation, while awaiting the release of September consumer price index data.

PSE index continues to slide

THE Philippine stock market ended the quarter in the red, as the month-end’s window dressing failed to stem the market’s continued slide.

Stocks rebound on last-minute buying, rate hikes

LOCAL EQUITIES rebounded on Thursday as investors picked up selected stocks at the last minute, while factoring in the expected rate hikes from the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) and the United States Federal Reserve.

Shares decline ahead of Fed, BSP rate decisions

STOCKS FELL anew on Wednesday as investors remained cautious ahead of the back-to-back meetings of the United States Federal Reserve and the country’s own central bank.

PSEi reels from revived US-China trade jitters

SHARES stumbled on Tuesday as Beijing’s cancellation of trade talks with Washington triggered jitters across markets worldwide.

Shares extend climb as US-China tensions cool

SHARES climbed on Monday, continuing to bounce back from oversold conditions last week.

Bourse surprises with ‘dizzying rally’

THE PHILIPPINE STOCK EXCHANGE index (PSEi) exited bear territory on Friday amid what one analyst described as “a dizzying rally”, but its strong recovery was not enough to prevent its third straight week-on-week drop.

PHL stocks sink further into bear market territory

THE MAIN INDEX sank deeper into bear territory on Thursday, as investors favored international markets versus placing their investments in the country.

Shares slump as Ompong triggers inflation fears

LOCAL EQUITIES plunged on Tuesday on fears of more inflationary pressures following the onslaught of typhoon Ompong last weekend.

PSE index ends flat in super typhoon’s aftermath

THE MAIN INDEX barely moved on Monday as investors stayed on the sidelines following the typhoon that ravaged some parts of the country over the weekend, alongside prevailing fears over the trade war between the United States and China.

Shares to rise as local investors return to market

SHARES are seen to move upward in the week ahead after two consecutive weeks in the red, with more local investors participating in the market amid the exit of foreign funds.

Investors fret as storm threatens

THE PHILIPPINE STOCK EXCHANGE index (PSEi) retreated on Friday from Thursday’s gain that had otherwise snapped six straight sessions of losses, as lack of compelling leads gave way to pessimism in the face of a huge storm that was expected to hit Luzon’s farms hard on Saturday at a time of spiking inflation.

PSE index halts six-day slump on selective buying

THE MAIN INDEX snapped its six-day losing streak on Thursday as investors went on selective buying of stocks with good valuations.

Emerging value in Asia’s stocks not enough to win investors

HONG KONG — Asian stocks are trading at a two-year low versus the rest of the world, but most of the region’s emerging markets are still failing to attract investors.

PHL shares decline as peso weakens to P54:$1

SHARES fell on Wednesday as the Philippine peso posted its lowest finish against the greenback in 13 years, alongside escalating trade tensions between the United States and China.

Stocks slump on US-North Korea meet concerns

LOCAL EQUITIES slumped on Tuesday as the second meeting between United States and North Korean leaders alongside the delay of President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s scheduled speech in the afternoon dampened investor sentiment.

PHL shares end flat as investors pick up bargains

SHARES opened the week on a flattish note as investors went bargain hunting, while some were still reeling from last week’s news, particularly the faster-than-expected inflation print and the US’ threat of more tariffs on Chinese products.

Sentiment to stay negative after inflation shock

SENTIMENT at the local market may still be dampened over last week’s report of a faster-than-expected inflation rate, but investors will be on the lookout for optimistic prospects here and abroad.

PSEi continues slide amid inflation concerns, foreign selling

LOCAL STOCKS fell anew on Friday as investors factored in a possible rate hike due to the higher-than-expected August inflation, alongside renewed global trade concerns.

PSEi drops as investors assess inflation’s impact

THE LOCAL BOURSE tumbled further on Thursday as the faster-than-expected August inflation print continued to roil the market and as global trade tensions further dampened sentiment.

Two more Fed hikes could trigger a US bear market, brokerage...

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Shares plunge as inflation hits fresh peak in Aug.

STOCKS suffered a bloodbath during Wednesday’s trading after August inflation figures ended much higher than expected.

Trade worries caused Asian shares to deepen 2018 losses in August

ASIAN stocks slipped in August, dragged down by the trade dispute between China and the United States, while the plunge in the Turkish lira prompted some investors to sell emerging market assets.

Stocks rebound as investors make inflation bets

SHARES bounced back on Tuesday as investors placed their bets ahead of the release of August inflation data on Wednesday.

Stocks rebound as investors place bets on inflation

Shares bounced back on Tuesday, Sept. 4, as investors placed their bets ahead of release of August inflation figures on Wednesday. The 30-company Philippine Stock...