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PSEi flat as market anticipates new restrictions

PHILIPPINE SHARES continued moving sideways on Wednesday as investors started taking into consideration the expiration of current quarantine measures in the country towards the end of the month.

Stocks fall on virus worries as Europe cases rise

LOCAL SHARES declined on Tuesday as investors started worrying about the rise in coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases overseas.

PSE index almost unchanged on lack of firm leads

THE MAIN INDEX ended nearly unchanged on Monday as the lack of a strong catalyst kept investors on the sidelines.

Shares may continue to drop amid uncertainties

PHILIPPINE SHARES may continue falling this week due to the lack of a strong catalyst that could push it up and help it stay at the 6,000 level.

Stocks drop anew on increased selling pressure

LOCAL SHARES surrendered on Wednesday as investors took profits ahead of the policy decision of the US Federal Reserve.

PSEi returns to 6,000 level on Wall Street gains

THE MAIN INDEX re-entered the 6,000 level on Tuesday as last-minute bargain hunting caused local shares to rebound from earlier intraday losses.

Billionaires line up to take their unloved companies private

Move over, private equity: There are some new buyers in town, and they know their targets better than anyone.

PSE index nears 6,000 mark on recovery hopes

THE MAIN INDEX inched closer to the 6,000 level on Monday as investors remained optimistic over the economy’s recovery amid relaxed quarantine restrictions.

Stocks to rise as Duterte signs stimulus package

PHILIPPINE SHARES are seen moving sideways this week with an upside as investors got a confidence boost from the passage of a fresh stimulus package on Friday.

Lack of catalysts keeps main index below 6,000

THE MAIN INDEX stayed below the 6,000 level on Thursday as the lack of a strong catalyst pulled it lower at the close of trading.

PSEi sinks to 5,900 level on Wall Street’s decline

THE LOCAL MARKET surrendered to profit takers on Wednesday, pulling the main index back to the 5,900 level, following the drop in Wall Street as it reopened on Tuesday.

Bargain hunters lift PSE index back to 6,000 level

THE MAIN INDEX sustained its upward trajectory on Tuesday to break into the 6,000 level on bargain hunting as investors held on to hopes of an economic recovery.

Local shares advance on easing worries over virus

LOCAL SHARES advanced on Monday as investor worries started to ease following last week’s economic data releases and the extension of the relaxed quarantine until the end of the month.

PHL stocks to move sideways on lack of catalysts

LOCAL SHARES are expected to move sideways this week as investors continue to weigh the impact of continuing quarantine measures that restrict many sectors to limited operations.

PSEi snaps losing streak on unemployment data

THE BENCHMARK Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) snapped a five-day losing streak on Thursday on the reported improvement in local unemployment data.

Stocks decline further on extended quarantine

LOCAL SHARES continued to drop on Wednesday as investors weighed the repercussions of relaxed quarantine measures for September.

PSEi drops on manufacturing data, China issues

THE MAIN INDEX continued to drop on Tuesday, marking its fourth straight day of decline, on lower local manufacturing data and geopolitical tensions involving China.

PHL shares to rise as investors hope for recovery

LOCAL SHARES are seen to recover this week due to improved investor sentiment as September starts.

PSEi declines for second straight month in August

THE LOCAL BOURSE continued declining in August, but the drop was at a much slower pace than the previous month’s, as the market lacked strong catalysts besides the rising number of coronavirus cases.

Local shares drop further on coronavirus worries

THE MAIN INDEX closed nearly flat on Thursday, trading with a negative bias as investor sentiment remained tepid due to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.

PHL stocks extend decline on virus uncertainties

PHILIPPINE SHARES went down on Wednesday, along with several Asian stocks at the time of the market’s closing, as investors continued to yield to uncertainties caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Philippine stocks end higher on US-China talks

THE PHILIPPINE Stock Exchange index (PSEi) recovered on Tuesday, but still fell short of hitting the 6,000 mark on lackluster trading.

PSEi sinks to 5,900 level on heavy foreign selling

THE MAIN INDEX returned to the 5,900 level on Monday due to the absence of a strong catalyst, which caused a sell-off in more than half of blue-chip stocks.

Stocks to move sideways on lack of fresh leads

THE STOCK MARKET is seen moving sideways in the upcoming trading week amid rising coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases in the country.

Stocks decline on profit taking ahead of holiday

LOCAL SHARES ended in negative territory on Thursday as investors took profits ahead of the long weekend and sought to digest the newly passed Bayanihan II economic stimulus package.

Shares drop on profit taking ahead of BSP decision

STOCKS dropped on Wednesday as investors booked profits after the shift to relaxed quarantine protocols and ahead of the central bank’s policy-setting meeting.

Stocks rebound as lockdown in metro relaxed

LOCAL SHARES closed in positive territory at the end of Tuesday’s session as investor sentiment improved on news of the return of Metro Manila and nearby provinces to relaxed lockdown protocols starting Aug. 19.

Investors overlook Southeast Asia indexes because they lack tech stocks

As markets around the world piggyback on technology shares to ride a startling rebound from their pandemic lows, stock investors in Southeast Asia are...

PSEi declines ahead of Duterte’s announcement

PHILIPPINE SHARES ended in negative territory on Monday as investors awaited the government’s announcement of new quarantine protocols in Metro Manila and nearby provinces.

New quarantine measures to dictate stock trading

LOCAL SHARES are expected to rally this week as investors wait for the government’s announcement on quarantine measures to be implemented in Metro Manila.

PSEi returns to 6,000 level on foreign buying

THE MAIN INDEX closed in positive territory on Thursday, breaching the 6,000 level, as investors remained hopeful of a shift to relaxed quarantine measures by next week.

PSE index sustains climb on improved sentiment

PHILIPPINE SHARES continued growing on Wednesday on hopes that the lockdown will ease next week and news of a coronavirus vaccine from Russia.

PSEi rises as Duterte hints of easing lockdown

LOCAL SHARES closed higher on Tuesday over investor optimism that the current two-week lockdown will not be extended beyond Aug. 18.

Bargain hunting pushes benchmark index higher

THE MAIN INDEX started the week with gains as investors continued looking for bargain stocks following last week’s sell-off.

Stocks to drop as market awaits gov’t plan on virus

LOCAL SHARES are expected to move sideways this week with a downward bias as investors continue to look for indicators that would determine the fate of businesses after the lockdown.

PHL shares rally ahead of 2nd quarter GDP report

PHILIPPINE SHARES extended their rally on Wednesday as investors decided to buy before the government released the second-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) report.   

PSE index rebounds as investors pick up bargains

LOCAL SHARES recovered on Tuesday as the selling pressure started subsiding and with most investors hoping companies can endure the reimposition of stricter quarantine measures.

Stocks drop as gov’t tightens restrictions anew

PHILIPPINE SHARES declined on Monday as investors went on a selling spree following the sudden implementation of stricter quarantine measures in Metro Manila and other urban provinces.

Indonesia stocks, rupiah fall amid fears over tougher virus lockdown

Monday’s plunge in Indonesian and Philippine stocks shows how quickly investor sentiment can turn when there’s a delay in economic reopening or stay-at-home orders are reinstated.

Technical rebound seen after last week’s slump

PHILIPPINE SHARES may recover this week on a technical bounce despite the wave of second-quarter earnings reports anticipated to reflect declines.

Virus threatens property’s dominance of Philippine stock market

Having suffered the worst first-half performance in any year since 2008, a gauge of Philippine property stocks is faring worse than the nation’s benchmark index in 2020 after six years of outperformance.

PSE index fails to return to 6,000 at week’s end

PHILIPPINE SHARES dropped on Thursday, leaving the main index below the 6,000 level ahead of the long weekend, as investors anticipated the government’s announcement on quarantine restrictions come August.

Stocks climb as investors await US stimulus plan

THE MAIN INDEX closed in green territory for the second consecutive day as investors stayed on the sidelines while waiting for news on the United States’ second coronavirus stimulus package.

Lack of clear recovery plan keeps PSEi below 6,000

PHILIPPINE SHARES rebounded on last-minute bargain hunting on Tuesday, but failed to return to the 6,000 level due to losses intraday caused by the lack of clarity about the government’s coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) recovery plan.