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Stocks climb as UK approves COVID-19 vaccine

SHARES ended in the green for the third consecutive day as investor optimism was propelled by latest developments on coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine candidates and the country’s lower unemployment rate.

Shares up on improvement in manufacturing PMI

SHARES improved on Wednesday as investors reacted to the latest manufacturing purchasing managers’ index (PMI) report.

PSEi climbs on vaccine news, bargain hunting

STOCKS ended in green territory on Tuesday following positive developments on a coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine candidate and bargain hunting.

Stocks may move sideways on bargain hunting

LOCAL SHARES are expected to move sideways this week as some investors may start bargain hunting after last week’s four-day decline.

PSEi ends higher in November on vaccine hopes

THE WAVE of positive news on coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine candidates and improved third-quarter earnings of listed companies pushed the Philippine stock market to one of its best months in November.

PSEi sinks below 7,000 mark as market corrects

LOCAL SHARES closed lower on Thursday, ending below the 7,000 mark, as investors continued to pocket gains and as global markets weakened overnight.

PSEi tests support level on extended profit taking

STOCKS CONTINUED to decline on Wednesday as investors kept taking profits and preferred markets that are expected to beat others in getting the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine.

Local shares decline on profit taking after rally

LOCAL SHARES surrendered to profit taking on Tuesday following a rally that brought the main index to its highest level since the coronavirus pandemic started.

Stocks rise as investors hope for eased lockdown

PHILIPPINE shares ended in positive territory on Monday as investors were optimistic on the development of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines and the lifting of local quarantine measures at the end of the month.

Global dividends forecast to inch back from coronavirus cliff edge 

LONDON — Dividend payouts by the world’s biggest firms in 2020 will fall by 17.5%–20%, equivalent to some $263 billion, as a result of...

PHL shares likely to correct after last week’s rally

PHILIPPINE SHARES are expected to see tempered gains this week after extended optimism in the past few days on the back of news on several coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine candidates.

Shares lose momentum ahead of BSP decision

LOCAL SHARES moved in red territory on Thursday to pull back from the market’s rally in the past two days.

PSEi returns to 7,000 level on investor optimism

THE MAIN INDEX returned to 7,000 territory on Wednesday on sustained investor optimism backed by an improvement in remittances in September.

Fresh vaccine hopes end PHL stocks’ losing streak

PHILIPPINE SHARES bounced back on Tuesday to snap a three-day losing skid following positive news on another coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine candidate.

PSE index declines as selling pressure picks up

THE MAIN INDEX extended its decline on Monday, moving opposite its regional peers, as investors continued pocketing profits following last week’s rally to the 7,000 level.

Profit taking seen to pull down stocks this week

LOCAL SHARES are expected to tread lower this week due to anticipated selling pressure after two weeks of rally.

Stocks may drop as mart checks typhoon damage

THE LOCAL MARKET is expected to decline when it reopens on Friday as investors continue to secure profits from the recent climb of the main index.

Index slips as investors pocket profits from rally

THE MAIN INDEX posted losses on Wednesday but remained above the 7,000 mark as some investors resorted to profit taking after Tuesday’s rally.

Main index surges to 7,000 level on vaccine hopes

THE BELLWETHER Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) stepped into the 7,000 level on Tuesday, reaching its highest level since February, as positive development on a possible coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine improved investor sentiment across the globe.

PSE index ends flat ahead of 3rd quarter GDP data

PHILIPPINE SHARES closed flat on Monday as investors were on wait-and-see mode ahead of the release of third quarter gross domestic product (GDP) data and amid post-election developments in the United States (US).

Profit-taking to weigh on local shares this week

LOCAL SHARES may tread lower this week as investors pocket gains following the five-day rally of the main index since end-October.

PSEi hits 6,600 level, logs best finish since March

THE MAIN INDEX logged its best finish since March on Thursday as it extended its rally for a fourth consecutive day.

Shares rally as markets await results of US vote

PHILIPPINE SHARES moved in step with the acceleration of global equities as investors kept a close watch on the United States (US) election results on Wednesday.

Bargain hunting lifts stocks after trading break

THE MAIN INDEX ended Tuesday’s trading with some gains on the back of bargain hunting ahead of the US election.

PSE short selling rules out by Q1

THE Philippine Stock Exchange, Inc. (PSE) is targeting to implement short selling and new listing rules by early next year to help drive up activity in the local market.

Earnings reports, economic data to boost PSEi

PHILIPPINE SHARES may rise this week on the back of companies’ reports on their third quarter corporate earnings and the release of manufacturing and inflation data.

PSEi ends 3-day loss, closes higher in October

LOCAL SHARES tempered their climb in the last week of October as growing coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases overseas and jitters over the US elections sent investors to the sidelines.

Shares drop on profit taking amid uncertainties

PHILIPPINE SHARES declined on Thursday as investors secured profits amid declining global markets.

PHL stocks extend decline on increased selling

THE MAIN INDEX continued to decline on Wednesday as selling pressure grew and overseas concerns over rising coronavirus cases loomed on the market.

PSE index snaps six-day rally as optimism wanes

PHILIPPINE SHARES closed lower on Tuesday as more investors secured profits following the double-digit rally of the market since last week.

Stocks lose momentum as market pockets gains

LOCAL SHARES started to lose momentum on Monday as investors began to pocket gains from the recent rally, resulting in flattish trading.

Profit taking expected after last week’s rally

THE MAIN INDEX may start declining this week after five straight days of increases that brought it to 6,484.06 on Friday.

Stocks rise further on improved economic outlook

THE MAIN INDEX rose to its highest level in more than three months as local and foreign investors picked up shares on increasing optimism over the economy’s recovery.

PSEi climbs to 6,100 level on improved sentiment

THE PHILIPPINE Stock Exchange index (PSEi) broke through the 6,100 level on Tuesday as the market rallied amid growing investor optimism.

Shares rise as government eases lockdown rules

LOCAL SHARES bounced back on Monday after dismal trading last week, lifted by optimism on the relaxation of lockdown rules and hopes that the national budget for 2021 will be passed on time.

PHL stocks to move higher on relaxed travel rules

PHILIPPINE SHARES are expected to show signs of improvement this week as travel restrictions are relaxed and investors keep an eye on the talks for the 2021 national budget.

Stocks inch sideways on lack of fresh catalysts

THE MAIN INDEX ended mostly flat on Thursday but still closed in green territory, showing investors continue to tread cautiously while waiting for a strong market driver.

PSEi inches up as market continues to consolidate

THE 30-MEMBER Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) closed nearly flat on Wednesday, with the end of a speakership row in Congress allowing it to post a slight gain.

Stocks fall as investor sentiment remains cautious

LOCAL SHARES closed lower on Tuesday as the market’s sideways movement continued while investors await economic recovery indicators.

PSEi posts gains as China cuts risk reserve ratio

THE MAIN INDEX closed with gains on Monday as investors’ attention remained glued to foreign events due to the lack of a strong local catalyst.

Stocks seen dropping on budget delay concerns

LOCAL SHARES are expected to continue slipping this week as worries over the possibility of a delayed 2021 budget and concerns over the coronavirus pandemic hound investor sentiment.

The case for buying Asia stocks over US ones

An expected surge in election-related volatility in the US stock market is paving the way for Asian shares to make a run at besting...

Bargain hunting pushes PSEi back to 5,900 level

LOCAL SHARES snapped their three-day losing streak as investors flocked to the market to buy stocks at low prices.

Democratic sweep in the US could boost Asian stocks

A Democratic sweep in next month’s US election would boost Asian equities, while reducing the allure of the region’s bonds, according to money managers and strategists.

Local shares post losses on negative sentiment

THE PHILIPPINE Stock Exchange index (PSEi) fell for the third consecutive day on Wednesday as activity was focused on non-PSEi members and investor sentiment was pulled down by global events.