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Stocks rise as market prices in tax reform effect

By Arra B. Francia, Reporter SHARES jumped on Wednesday as investors priced up shares of companies set to be affected by the government’s tax reform...

Tax reform watch weighs on investor sentiment

ANY OPTIMISM over the Philippines’ credit rating upgrade on Monday by Fitch Ratings evaporated yesterday, as investors awaiting Congress’ ratification of tax reforms made...

Fitch upgrade cheer provides market lift

OPTIMISM over Fitch Ratings’ increase of the Philippines’ investment-grade credit score cured the bourse of initial weakness on Monday. The Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi)...

Stocks to take cues from BSP, Fed policy meetings

STOCKS will move depending on the results of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP)’ policy meeting this week, alongside announcements from the US Federal...

Bourse slips back above 8,300 line on bargain-hunting, tax reform optimism

THE PHILIPPINE STOCK EXCHANGE Index (PSEi) ended the week higher on bargain-hunting, with sentiment buoyed by progress made in reconciling the House of Representatives’...

PSE index climbs anew as market consolidates

LOCAL EQUITIES bounced back on Thursday as the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSEi) index tried to breach the 8,200 level. The 30-member bellwether index rose 0.55%...

Stocks down as investors turn cautious on tax bill

THE MAIN INDEX slumped anew on Wednesday, failing to sustain early gains, as investors turned cautious on the government’s tax reform program.  The benchmark Philippine Stock...

Local shares climb on positive investor sentiment

LOCAL SHARES snapped their five-day decline on Tuesday, as analysts noted the positive outlook of the Philippine index in the long term. The 30-member Philippine...

PSEi extends drop on Wall Street’s performance

STOCKS continued to fall on Monday as the bellwether index took its cue from Wall Street’s weaker performance over the weekend. The 30-member Philippine Stock Exchange index...

Shares to take cue from tax reform bill progress

By Arra B. Francia, Reporter LOCAL EQUITIES are expected to get a push from the final version of the government’s tax reform program as the...

Stocks decline on negative sentiment

THE MAIN INDEX started December on a negative note, extending its decline as developments on the United States’ tax reform program dampened sentiments locally. The...

Investors look to tax bill progress in hunt for leads

INVESTORS will primarily be looking at the possible passage of the tax reform package as the major catalyst for the market this month, after...

Stocks continue decline on TRAIN amendments

THE Philippine Stock Exchange Index (PSEi) continued its downward movement for a third consecutive day from the approval by the Senate of its version...

PSEi drops further on profit taking, cautiousness

THE Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) continued its downward trend on Tuesday as investors pocketed gains from its recent climb. The benchmark index closed at...

PHL shares decline as investors search for leads

SHARES ended in the red on Monday amid a lack of catalysts and adjustments ahead of the window-dressing period. The Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi)...

Stocks to move sideways amid lack of catalysts

THE Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) is seen to move sideways given a lack of catalysts and with consolidation. The benchmark index closed at 8,365.11...

PSEi ends nearly flat amid lack of leads

THE PHILIPPINE STOCK EXCHANGE index (PSEi) managed to stage a last-minute rally on Friday to edge up from the past week, enabling the local...

Stocks rebound as Senate approves tax package

THE Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) recovered after two days of downward movement, taking cues from Wall Street and with the approval of the...

PSEi down on profit taking ahead of Fed minutes

STOCKS continued their downward movement for the second day in a row due to profit taking amid a good forecast for Asian equities next...

Stocks decline on profit taking, Germany talks

THE Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) moved down yesterday due to profit taking and worries over the collapse of talks for a German majority...

Main index inches higher on Draghi, blue chips

THE Philippine Stock Exchange Index (PSEi) started the week on a good note, following positive remarks from European Central Bank (ECB) President Mario Draghi...

PSEi to hover around 8,200 amid lack of catalysts

THE Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) is expected to continue a declining trend this week given a lack of catalysts after earnings season and...

Stocks rebound as investors pick up bargains

THE LOCAL BOURSE moved up on Friday as investors resorted to bargain hunting ahead of the weekend. The bellwether Philippine Stock Exchange index climbed 104.64...

PSEi drops further to track Wall Street on selling

STOCKS declined for a second consecutive day due to Wall Street losses and selling among investors. The Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) closed at 8,206.44,...

Shares decline on profit taking ahead of GDP

STOCKS plunged yesterday, as investors were taking profits ahead of the release of third-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) today and due to lower remittance...

Stocks recover on weak China data, MSCI changes

SHARES rebounded on Tuesday on the back of weaker Chinese economic data and rebalancing of the MSCI. The Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) closed at...

Bourse gives up early gains on profit taking

THE Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) succumbed to afternoon profit taking to join many Asian peers’ general downward trek on Monday. The PSEi lost 103.46...

Stocks seen sideways ahead of ASEAN, GDP data

INVESTORS will be looking this week at the outcomes of the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit and Related Summits as well...

Bourse up on week despite Friday’s fall

THE PHILIPPINE STOCK EXCHANGE Index (PSEi) chalked up its second weekly gain despite falling on Friday largely under the weight of Wall Street’s retreat...

Stocks climb as buying picks up ahead of ASEAN

THE Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) bounced back on Thursday after two days of downward movements, lifted by earnings results, but fell short of its previous...

Local shares down on Wall Street, consolidation

THE Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) on Wednesday stayed above 8,500 but continued its downward move as Wall Street dropped and as the local...

PSEi rests from year’s 12th peak despite momentum

THE Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) yesterday hovered just below this year’s 12th record-high closing posted last Nov. 6, even as it stayed above...

PSEi at fresh high on earnings, bargain hunting

THE Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) finished at a fresh record high on Monday, bouncing back on selected positive earnings results of companies abroad...

Stocks seen sideways as market looks to earnings

THE Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) is seen to stabilize at 8,300 this week, but may rally towards above 8,600 depending on the earnings...

PSEi declines after breaching 8,600 level intraday

AFTER rallying above 8,600 intraday, the main index ended the week in the red as investors decided to pocket their gains from the previous...

PSEi tops 8,500 to finish at 2017’s 11th record high

By Arra B. Francia Reporter AFTER a two-week hiatus from breaking records, the Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) emerged from an extra two-day break to pierce...

Positive sentiment, earnings push stocks higher

STOCKS CLIMBED on Thursday to reach a new high, buoyed by positive sentiment on third-quarter earnings and bullish outlooks on the economic performance of...

PSEi to sustain momentum on positive sentiment

ANALYSTS EXPECT stocks to be more upbeat towards the end of the year with help from various catalysts here and abroad, but economic drivers...

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...