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PSEi rallies as hopes rise on Trump-Xi meeting

LOCAL stocks rallied on Friday amid reports of the trade dispute between the US and China may soon be settled, and expectations the inflation rate will ease this year.

Stocks rebound as Fed keeps policy stance steady

SHARES bounced back on Thursday as investors welcomed the US Federal Reserve’s decision to keep rates steady, alongside end-of-the-month window dressing.

Shares fall ahead of US-China talks, Fed review

LOCAL EQUITIES fell on Wednesday as investors chose to pocket profits ahead of trade talks between the United States and China, as well as the upcoming decision of the US Federal Reserve.

PSE index dips on heightened US-China tensions

THE MAIN INDEX closed relatively unchanged on Tuesday, as heavy foreign buying cushioned the negative sentiment from regional markets following heightened tensions between the United States and China.

PHL stock index seen to end year at 8,600 level

LOCAL BROKERAGE firm COL Financial Group, Inc. is “cautiously optimistic” that the Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) would end the year at the 8,600 level, as it expects inflation to further slow down and the peso to strengthen against the US dollar.

PHL stocks end flat ahead of US-China trade talks

THE MAIN INDEX ended flat at the close of trading on Monday amid global fears over the US-China trade war, but still remained above the 8,000 mark.

PSEi to trade sideways on month-end slowdown

LOCAL STOCKS are expected to continue trading sideways this week with a slight downward bias in anticipation of tamer trading during the month-end.

Bourse slips but stays above 8,000

PHILIPPINE SHARES slipped on Friday on a lack of leads to sustain investor interest, even as it held the 8,000 line and marked the fourth straight week of gains.

Main index returns to 8,000 on positive sentiment

THE MAIN INDEX returned to the 8,000 level on Thursday as investors shrugged off the lower-than-expected gross domestic product (GDP) data for 2018.

Bourse operator amends short-selling guidelines

THE Philippine Stock Exchange, Inc. (PSE) has amended the guidelines for short-selling transactions on Wednesday, clarifying that short- selling orders will not be allowed during the market’s pre-open and pre-close phase.

PSEi edges lower on lingering growth concerns

THE MAIN INDEX edged lower on Wednesday on profit taking amid expectations of slower global economic growth due to the US-China trade war.

PSE index ekes out small gain amid lack of leads

THE MAIN INDEX eked out gains on Tuesday following minimal movement due to a lack of leads.

Shares drop on cautiousness ahead of GDP report

LOCAL EQUITIES tumbled on Monday as investors adopted a wait-and-see mode ahead of the release of 2018 economic growth figures this week.

Stocks to trade sideways ahead of PHL GDP data

STOCKS may trade sideways in the week ahead with a possible upward bias should economic growth figures come in better than expected.

Bourse extends gains to nine-month peak

THE MAIN INDEX ended Friday at a nine-month high as heavyweights continued to rally, returning above 8,000 and marking the second straight day and third consecutive week of gains.

SM Prime, Ayala help fuel bourse’s recovery

SHARES bounced back on Thursday as index heavyweights SM Prime Holdings, Inc. (SMPH) and Ayala Corp. (AC) recovered from heavy losses in the previous session.

PSEi down as property stocks plunge on AC, SMPH

HEAVYWEIGHTS dragged the main index on Wednesday as Mitsubishi Corp. reduced its stake in Ayala Corp. (AC) while the Department of Interior and Local Government’s (DILG) intent to wipe out all reclamation projects in Manila Bay hurt SM Prime Holdings, Inc. (SMPH), which has ambitious projects set in the harbor.

Main index declines anew on Brexit, China data

LOCAL STOCKS slid slightly on Tuesday as investors awaited the British parliament’s take on a historic vote on the Brexit deal, while China’s trade data brought disappointment.

PSEi rises as banking stocks recover from sell-off

THE MAIN INDEX opened the week on a positive note amid a recovery in banking stocks and news that the new real estate investment trusts (REIT) rules will be out in the first half of the year.

Shares to move sideways after last week’s rally

STOCKS MAY move sideways in the week ahead as a breather is expected to support the main index’s rally in the coming days.

Stocks fall as banks take hit from Hanjin default

SHARES fell on the last trading day of the week as investors turned cautious on the banking sector after news of Korean firm Hanjin’s $412-million loan default from five of the country’s largest banks.

PHL shares climb on strong foreign fund inflows

SHARES CONTINUED their ascent on Thursday, bringing the main index closer to the 8,000 level on hopes of warmer trade relations between the United States and China after their officials’ meeting this week.

PSEi surges past 7,900 as US, China wrap up talks

THE MAIN INDEX soared past the 7,900 level on Wednesday, following optimistic views on trade relations between the United States and China alongside the continued flow of foreign funds into the local bourse.

PSE index corrects as investors pocket profits

THE MAIN INDEX corrected on Tuesday as investors chose to take profit while others stayed on the sidelines, waiting for the results of the trade talks between the United States and China.

Local stocks climb as US-China trade talks start

LOCAL EQUITIES booked gains on Monday as investors turned upbeat prior to the start of meetings between the United States and China to defuse their ongoing trade war.

Shares may drop as market corrects after surge

SHARES MAY CORRECT in the week ahead on the back of profit taking after the main index hit a high of 7,801.50, while investors also anticipate the release of trade numbers for 2018.

Investors take heart from weaker inflation

PHILIPPINE EQUITIES climbed for a fifth straight trading day on Friday on the back of investor optimism in the face of easing inflation, with consumer stocks particularly benefiting from the latest price data.

PSEi soars on positive sentiment ahead of data

LOCAL STOCKS surged on Thursday as investors continued to buy shares in anticipation of better inflation figures for December.

Shares end higher in thin trade on inflation bets

SHARES FIRMED up on the first trading day of the year amid thin volume, as investors looked ahead to the release of likely slower inflation data for December.

Stocks may climb ahead of inflation, GDP data

LOCAL EQUITIES are seen to firm up in the first trading day of 2019 as investors await the release of data on December inflation as well as the country’s economic growth.

PSE index slips on profit taking

THE local bourse tanked on the last trading day of 2018, failing to hold on to early morning gains as investors chose to take profits amid year-end window dressing.

PSEi rebounds as Wall Street rallies after break

LOCAL EQUITIES recovered on Thursday amid a stellar performance from Wall Street overnight.

Stocks end lower on thin trading, Wall St.’s drop

SHARES TREKKED lower on Wednesday due to thin trading, while also weighed down by the weakness of markets abroad.

Shares seen sideways in 2018’s last trading days

LOCAL EQUITIES may trade sideways in the last three trading days of 2018 amid a shortened week and as investors take a pause for the holiday break.

PSE falls on investor caution ahead of Christmas weekend

THE PHILIPPINE STOCK EXCHANGE index (PSEi) closed below the 7,500 mark on Friday and was lower on the week after climbing for five straight weeks, dragged down by Wall Street’s plunge ahead of a long Christmas weekend.

Main index drops as US central bank hikes rates

STOCKS SLIPPED on Thursday following the US Federal Reserve’s decision to hike benchmark rates during its last policy meeting for 2018.

PHL shares rebound on drop in global oil prices

SHARES SOARED on Wednesday as investors reacted positively to the drop in oil prices, which could signal slower inflation and faster growth.

Main index extends decline ahead of Fed review

LOCAL EQUITIES dropped on Tuesday, tracking the negative sentiment in global markets as investors expect a more hawkish tone from the US Federal Reserve’s upcoming meeting.

Stocks move in narrow range on lack of catalysts

STOCKS moved sideways on Monday amid a lack of local catalysts and ahead of the US Federal Reserve’s policy meeting.

Shares seen sideways ahead of Christmas break

LOCAL SHARES may trade sideways in the week ahead amid a lack of leads and as investors go on break for the Christmas holidays.

PHL stock index closes little changed

LOCAL shares ended flat on Friday as market sentiment was dampened by Chinese retail sales and industrial output data showing continued weakness in the world’s second largest economy.

Bourse operator creates real estate subsidiary

THE Philippine Stock Exchange, Inc. (PSE) will establish a new subsidiary that will handle its real estate assets, including its old office in Ayala Avenue, Makati City.

PSEi extends gains on US-China trade war bets

LOCAL EQUITIES extended gains on Thursday on hopes that the United States and China will resolve their trade dispute.

Shares climb on Trump’s trade war comments

SHARES CLOSED on a positive note on Wednesday despite trading in the red for most of the day, as investors welcomed US President Donald J. Trump’s positive comments on reaching a trade deal with China.

PHL stocks rebound as investors pick up bargains

LOCAL SHARES recovered on Tuesday as investors hunted for bargains following the market’s recent decline.