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Local stocks get lift from trade talks

THE main index ended on a high note this week as investors turned bullish after positive developments on the Sino-US trade talks and the Philippine central bank’s decision to keep interest rates unchanged.

PSE index drops ahead of BSP’s announcement

LOCAL SHARES traded lower on Thursday in anticipation of the last policy meeting of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), which concluded after the market closed.

Stocks rebound ahead of China tariff deadline

SHARE prices bounced back on Wednesday as the deadline to impose US tariffs on Chinese products inched closer while the Fed meeting drove investors to Philippine stocks.

Stocks extend losses ahead of FOMC, BSP reviews

LOCAL SHARES continued to drop on Tuesday as investors chose to stay on the sidelines ahead of the policy meetings of the US Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) and the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas.

PSEi declines anew on positive US jobs report

PHILIPPINE SHARES failed to sustain their recovery on Monday as investors poured money into the US market on the back of better jobs market data.

Fed, BSP meetings seen affecting trade this week

PHILIPPINE STOCKS are seen to move this week in accordance with market sentiment on the central bank’s policy meeting and any tariff adjustments by the United States on Chinese products -- two events scheduled in the coming week.

Shares flat in listless trade

PHILIPPINE SHARES managed to crawl back above 7,800 on Friday even as investors had already factored in November inflation that came in as expected by the market.

PSE index drops further as Nov. inflation picks up

THE MAIN INDEX recorded its third straight day of decline on Thursday amid the pickup in November inflation and positive developments in the US-China trade negotiations.

Stocks decline further on Duterte, Trump remarks

SHARES continued their sluggish performance on Wednesday amid developments here and abroad.

Shares drop on uncertainties over US-China deal

THE MAIN INDEX slipped on Tuesday as the local bourse mirrored the decline in Wall Street trading on Monday, which took cues from the uncertainties over the US-China trade agreement.

PSE index climbs on positive China PMI report

THE LOCAL BOURSE welcomed the Yuletide season with glee as Philippine shares increased on positive sentiment on China’s purchasing managers index (PMI) and Sino-US trade negotiations.

Stocks may climb as market awaits BSP decision

PHILIPPINE SHARES may trade higher in the coming week amid the government’s release of its November inflation report and the rate cut announcement in the week that will follow.

Shares slide as US-China tensions remain

LOCAL shares were down for the second straight day as investors continue to worry on the Sino-US trade talks following US President Donald Trump’s signing of a pro-Hong Kong legislation.

Stocks drop as Trump signs bills supporting HK

PHILIPPINE SHARES failed to sustain its recovery on Thursday, reflecting the downward performance of Asian markets after the US decided to sign a bill supporting protesters in Hong Kong, which could negatively impact developments in the US-China trade war.

Shares up on window dressing, trade deal hopes

THE PHILIPPINE Stock Exchange index (PSEi) rebounded on Wednesday as investors begin an anticipated Christmas rally, driven by optimism on positive developments in the Sino-US trade talks.

PSEi slips on MSCI rebalancing, US-China talks

THE MAIN INDEX continued to slip on Tuesday as foreign investors reacted to the latest Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI) rebalancing and developments in the Sino-US trade war.

PSEi to hit 9000 level in 2020

BPI Securities Corp. is projecting the Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) to reach 9,000 in 2020, driven by the faster growth of the economy, particularly the banking, property and consumer sectors.

Shares decline as net foreign selling continues

LOCAL SHARES moved down on Monday as foreign investors continued selling their holdings amid concerns in the market.

Stocks may drop on negative market sentiment

PHILIPPINE STOCKS are seen to trade lower this week amid negative sentiment caused by developments in the global scene.

Shares decline on concerns over US-China deal

LOCAL SHARES dropped on Thursday due to drawbacks in the US-China trade talks, which stoked fears of the lack of an agreement by yearend.

PSEi inches down on concerns over US-China talks

THE MAIN INDEX slid on Wednesday as negative sentiments hound investors due to the uncertainty of the trade talks between United States and China.

Bourse climb as Wall Street rises on trade talks

PHILIPPINE SHARES rebounded on Tuesday following Wall Street’s positive performance overnight amid developments in the Sino-US trade negotiations.

Stocks decline as markets watch US-China talks

SHARES continued to drop on Monday as investors stayed on the sidelines until further developments in the US-China trade talks.

Gains in Sino-US trade talks seen to provide lift

LOCAL SHARES may trade higher early this week as investors can be expected to cheer signs of progress in Sino-US trade talks last Friday.

Main index ends flat on US-China negotiations

THE MAIN INDEX ended flat on Friday as investors continued to take cues from the trade negotiations between United States and China.

Stocks decline further on dovish Powell speech

THE MAIN INDEX failed to recover on Thursday as investors continued to react to developments outside the country.

PSEi drops below 8,000 on US-China trade talks

THE PHILIPPINE Stock Exchange index (PSEi) failed to stay above the 8,000 level yesterday as investors were alarmed on seemingly dwindling trade negotiations between United States and China.

Stocks end flat as market eyes US-China talks

THE MAIN INDEX was flat yesterday as investors waited on the sidelines for fresh developments in the US-China trade talks.

PSEi stays above 8,000 amid cautious trading

FICKLE trade negotiations between United States and China dragged the main index lower on Monday, but it managed to stay in 8,000 level at the close of trading.

Stock index to rise further on earnings reports

THE MAIN INDEX is seen to keep rising this week, driven by earnings reports from listed banks which analysts expect to have seen gains in the third quarter.

Bourse ends flat, but stays above 8,000 and up for fifth...

LOCAL SHARES ended flat on Friday in the face of MSCI rebalancing and signs of improving Sino-US trade ties, staying above 8,000 for the fifth straight day and gaining for the fifth week in a row.

PSEi rebounds as economic growth picks up in Q3

LOCAL SHARES recovered on Thursday as investors turned bullish following improved gross domestic product (GDP) growth in the third quarter.

Stocks sink on cautiousness ahead of GDP data

LOCAL SHARES took a nosedive on Wednesday as investors went on a selling spree ahead of the announcement of third-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) data on Thursday.

October inflation good news fuels bourse’s climb

THE MAIN INDEX on Tuesday logged its best finish in more than three months on optimism fueled by an official report showing easing October inflation that met market expectations and more good news on the Sino-US trade front.

PSEi returns above 8,000 on earnings optimism

THE MAIN INDEX returned above the 8,000 level on positive corporate earnings reports at home as well as signs of improving US economic and global trade prospects.

Shares to climb on positive inflation, GDP data

SHARES may rise this week on the release of likely positive October inflation and third-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) data, along with the continuation of corporate earnings filings.

PSEi slips below 8,000 as Fed cuts policy rates

THE MAIN INDEX quickly abandoned the 8,000 level at the end of this week’s trading as investors shy away from making bets ahead of the holidays and following the rate cut by the US Federal Reserve.

Stocks rise above 8,000 on improved outlook

THE Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) finished above the 8,000 level on Wednesday as investors returned to the local market on an improved outlook.

PSEi inches closer to 8,000 on positive sentiment

THE PHILIPPINE Stock Exchange index (PSEi) inched closer to breaching the 8,000 mark yesterday as investors reacted to earnings reports and positive developments in the US-China trade war.

Shares climb on positive third-quarter earnings

LOCAL STOCKS picked up on Monday as publicly listed companies started reporting positive earnings in the third quarter.

Stocks seen sideways in shortened trading week

LOCAL SHARES are seen to trade sideways this week as trading is cut a day shorter due to the observance of All Saints’ Day on Friday.

PSE index dips on earnings reports

LOCAL shares slipped on Friday, as companies started reporting their third quarter earnings results.

Stocks rebound on bargain hunting, Q3 earnings

LOCAL SHARES bounced back on Thursday because of a rally in the afternoon session, as bargain hunters lifted the main index before closing.

Bourse gives up gains but stays above 7,900

THE Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) retreated on Wednesday due to a lack of domestic leads to counter the impact of declines on Wall Street and elsewhere in Asia due to another Brexit setback, but stayed above 7,900.

Trade optimism fuels bourse’s climb past 7,900

LOCAL SHARES increased on Tuesday as trading volumes improved and investors reacted on renewed hopefulness over the trade talks between United States and China.