Lack of catalysts seen to prompt cautious trading

RECENT interest rate hikes by US and Philippine central banks, along with the depreciating peso, are seen to weigh on local stocks next month, as investors await more economic catalysts.

Shares seen to move sideways on record-low peso

LOCAL STOCKS may move sideways this week on the lingering effects of the interest rate hikes by the US Federal Reserve and the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) amid the depreciating peso.

Philippine stocks drop as Fed, BSP raise rates

PHILIPPINE SHARES declined further on Thursday after the US Federal Reserve raised borrowing costs anew overnight and gave a hawkish outlook on rates, with the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) also delivering another increase at its own policy meeting.

Shares plummet on looming Fed hike, weak peso

PHILIPPINE STOCKS plunged on Wednesday on expectations of another big rate hike from the US Federal Reserve overnight and as the peso tested new lows against the dollar.

Stocks inch up ahead of central bank meetings

SHARES inched higher on Tuesday to end a five-day decline on bargain hunting ahead of the monetary policy meetings of the US Federal Reserve and the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), where markets expect further tightening.

Local shares fall on selling pressure, rate hike bets

PHILIPPINE STOCKS fell on Monday on selling pressure ahead of the monetary policy meetings of the US Federal Reserve and the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) this week.

PHL stocks may decline before Fed, BSP meetings

PHILIPPINE SHARES may continue to decline this week ahead of the policy meetings of the US Federal Reserve and the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP).

PSE index slips ahead of Fed, BSP policy meetings

THE benchmark index slipped to the 6,500 level on Thursday on profit taking and cautious trading ahead of central bank meetings next week and the rebalancing of Financial Times Stock Exchange (FTSE) on Friday.

PHL stocks fall as CPI data fan hawkish Fed bets

SHARES slumped on Wednesday, tracking Wall Street’s decline, following faster-than-expected US consumer inflation in August.

PSEi slips ahead of US consumer inflation report

STOCKS closed lower on Tuesday in thin trade ahead of the release of latest US consumer inflation data overnight that could affect the US Federal Reserve’s policy decision next week.

PHL shares climb as investors pick up bargains

PHILIPPINE SHARES climbed on Monday on bargain hunting following last week’s decline and despite data showing foreign direct investments (FDIs) declined in June.

Cautious trading seen as recession fears linger

PHILIPPINE SHARES may see volatile trading this week as the peso remains weak against the dollar amid lingering recession fears as global central banks continue to raise rates to combat inflation.
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