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Investors eye GDP, earnings as market tests highs

AFTER BREACHING record highs several times in October, investors will turn to more corporate earnings results and the country’s economic performance in the third...

PHL shares rise on month-end window dressing

STOCKS clinched gains on Monday on the back of window-dressing activities among investors for the last trading day of the month. The bellwether Philippine Stock...

Stocks seen sideways as mart looks to earnings

THE LOCAL BOURSE is set to heed news from abroad and digest more corporate earnings results slated for release this week ahead of the...

Consolidation mode keeps PSEi below 8,300

THE PHILIPPINE STOCK EXCHANGE index (PSEi) recovered at the last minute on Friday – with only one of the six sectoral indices ending down...

PSEi slips back below 8,300 as it tracks Wall Street

THE Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) yesterday slipped back below the 8,300 line, partly taking cue from Wall Street’s own weakness amid broad selling...

Last-minute recovery breaks PSEi’s three-day fall

LOCAL EQUITIES staged a last-minute rally yesterday that enabled the Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) to break its three-day fall and sneak back above...

Bourse falls below 8,300 as profit taking persists

THE Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) continued its retreat on Tuesday as investors continued to cash in on 10 near-successive record highs year to date...

Bourse weakens further as correction continues

LOCAL EQUITIES weakened further on Monday as investors continued taking profit in the wake of last week’s record highs and ahead of third-quarter earnings...

Analysts see bourse testing 8,500 anew this week

THE Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) can lunge at 8,500 anew this week on generally bullish expectations of looming third-quarter earnings reports and as...

Philippine stocks down on profit taking

LOCAL STOCKS succumbed to profit-taking on Friday amid blurry Brexit negotiations, lackluster economic data from China, and developments in the US government’s push for...

General optimism makes bourse resume ascent

By Janina C. Lim, Reporter THE BOURSE yesterday resumed its ascent towards 8,500 after Wednesday’s respite, fueled by general optimism over the Philippine and global...

PSEi pierces 8,500 anew but pulls back from peak

THE BOURSE and all sectoral indices pulled back across-the -board yesterday as investors cashed in on recent record highs. The Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi)...

Bourse resumes climb to fresh peak

By Krista A. M. Montealegre National Correspondent THE PHILIPPINE STOCK EXCHANGE index (PSEi) sustained its dizzying ascent to uncharted territory, with the upcoming third-quarter economic growth...

Anti-terror coup helps propel PSEi for third day

GAINS in the fight against terrorism helped propel the Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) yesterday past the 8,500 mark for the first time amid...

Equities seen ripe for consolidation after 8,500

LOCAL STOCKS may find fresh impetus for a lunge at the 8,500 mark this week following the death of two terrorist leaders that could...

PHL stocks to sustain gains on positive sentiment

AFTER REPEATEDLY logging all-time highs last week, the market is expected to sustain its gains in the days ahead as investors here and abroad...

PSEi rounds up record week with fresh peak

THE PHILIPPINE Stock Exchange index (PSEi) rounded up a week punctuated by record highs by going deeper into 8,400 territory to end Friday at...

PSE index hits new record on Fed rate hike bets

THE BELLWETHER INDEX hit a fresh record high on Thursday following the minutes from the Federal Reserve’s September meeting and comments from central bank...

Local stocks decline as investors pocket gains

INVESTORS succumbed to profit taking on Wednesday due to the lack of significant catalysts to drive the market upward. The Philippine Stock Exchange index slumped...

PSE index rises to new record high on trade data

THE MAIN INDEX hit a new record high on Tuesday as investors remained optimistic amid mixed developments here and abroad. The bellwether Philippine Stock Exchange...

Shares continue climb as investors hunt for leads

STOCKS rose on Monday, extending last week’s gains, as investors opted to stay on the sidelines pending the much awaited tax reform package approval...

Tax reform, earnings in focus after record rally

THE APPROVAL of the final blueprint of the tax reform package will be this week’s highlight, with investors looking to this legislative move to...

PHL stocks trim gains after touching 8400 level

LOCAL stocks pared gains after briefly breaching the 8,400 level on Friday, tracking an Asia-wide rally following a new record close on Wall Street. The...

Stocks drop as investors pocket profit from rally

SHARES finished in negative territory on Thursday as investors took profit from the previous days’ rallies, where the main index hit fresh record highs. The...

PSEi climbs to new high on improved sentiment

THE MAIN INDEX extended gains on Wednesday, hitting a new record high once more, as shares tracked gains in the US market. The bellwether Philippine...

Bourse peaks past 8,300 mark

By Arra B. Francia Reporter OPTIMISM about the general economy and some foreign bourses’ record highs propelled the Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) to pierce the...

Local stocks rise further to track global markets

STOCKS extended their climb to reach a new record high on Tuesday as investors anticipate the nearing approval of the government’s tax reform package. The bellwether Philippine...

Shares climb on positioning ahead of earnings

STOCKS opened the month with gains as investors look forward to positive earnings results slated for release this month. The bellwether Philippine Stock Exchange index...

Stocks seen sideways as investors hunt for leads

INVESTORS will be divided between optimists and pessimists as the stock market enters the final quarter, ushering in possible volatility for the remaining months...

PSE holds ground as quarter ends

THE BOURSE capped the week and the third quarter on a positive note, though ending nearly flat from Thursday. The Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi)...

Bangkok remains top global tourist destination

By Melissa Luz T. Lopez Senior Reporter SINGAPORE -- Asian cities -- led by Bangkok -- remain the destinations of choice of global tourists this year,...

Stocks resume slide as foreign funds exit market

AFTER a one-day break, local equities resumed their slide on Thursday and went against the direction of US markets, which hit intraday highs after a tax...

PSE index ekes out small gain on bargain hunting

THE Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) looked set to extend its slide on Wednesday, but bargain hunting allowed it to change course to end the...

Shares decline on fresh US-North Korea tension

TENSIONS between the US and North Korea weighed on Asian markets, pulling down with them local equities, analysts said. The Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) on...

Bourse retreats for second straight session

INVESTORS cashed in at the start of the week as they began reassessment of trading positions with the end of the third quarter in...

PSEi seen firm enough to stay above 8,200

THE Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) is expected to stand on firm ground above the 8,200 mark this week on a generally stable global...

Stocks decline on fresh threats from North Korea

By Krista Angela M. Montealegre, National Correspondent STOCKS ended a strong week with marginal losses after succumbing to profit-taking on rising geopolitical tensions following fresh...

Stocks climb further after Fed policy statement

PROFIT TAKING got in the way of what was looking to be another closing high for the Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) on Thursday, but...

Shares advance as foreign funds return to market

LOCAL EQUITIES managed to post gains on Wednesday to recover some of its losses the other day that broke the momentum it built from three straight...

Stocks snap rally ahead of Federal Reserve meet

STOCKS dropped yesterday on profit taking ahead of key central bank meetings. After three straight trading days of closing at record highs, the Philippine Stock...

Bourse notches straight fresh peak

By Arra B. Francia Reporter THE PHILIPPINE Stock Exchange index (PSEi) rocketed to another record high on Monday, stopping less than six points short of the...

PSE index rallies past 8,200 ahead of Fed, BSP

THE Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) maintained it strength as it soared past the 8,200 mark on Monday to close at a fresh all-time...

Stocks to test fresh highs after last week’s record

POLITICAL ISSUES here and abroad are set to take center stage this week as the country observes the 45th anniversary of the declaration of...

Bourse ends in another record high

LOCAL EQUITIES turned around at the last minute to finish at a fresh historic high after trading much of the day with losses, with...

PSEi finishes with new record high

By Arra B. Francia Reporter INVESTOR CONFIDENCE grounded on looming tax reform and end to the Aug. 22-Sept. 19 Chinese “ghost month” propelled the Philippine Stock...