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Gains in Sino-US trade talks seen to provide lift

LOCAL SHARES may trade higher early this week as investors can be expected to cheer signs of progress in Sino-US trade talks last Friday.

Main index ends flat on US-China negotiations

THE MAIN INDEX ended flat on Friday as investors continued to take cues from the trade negotiations between United States and China.

Stocks decline further on dovish Powell speech

THE MAIN INDEX failed to recover on Thursday as investors continued to react to developments outside the country.

PSEi drops below 8,000 on US-China trade talks

THE PHILIPPINE Stock Exchange index (PSEi) failed to stay above the 8,000 level yesterday as investors were alarmed on seemingly dwindling trade negotiations between United States and China.

Stocks end flat as market eyes US-China talks

THE MAIN INDEX was flat yesterday as investors waited on the sidelines for fresh developments in the US-China trade talks.

PSEi stays above 8,000 amid cautious trading

FICKLE trade negotiations between United States and China dragged the main index lower on Monday, but it managed to stay in 8,000 level at the close of trading.

Stock index to rise further on earnings reports

THE MAIN INDEX is seen to keep rising this week, driven by earnings reports from listed banks which analysts expect to have seen gains in the third quarter.

Bourse ends flat, but stays above 8,000 and up for fifth...

LOCAL SHARES ended flat on Friday in the face of MSCI rebalancing and signs of improving Sino-US trade ties, staying above 8,000 for the fifth straight day and gaining for the fifth week in a row.

PSEi rebounds as economic growth picks up in Q3

LOCAL SHARES recovered on Thursday as investors turned bullish following improved gross domestic product (GDP) growth in the third quarter.

Stocks sink on cautiousness ahead of GDP data

LOCAL SHARES took a nosedive on Wednesday as investors went on a selling spree ahead of the announcement of third-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) data on Thursday.

October inflation good news fuels bourse’s climb

THE MAIN INDEX on Tuesday logged its best finish in more than three months on optimism fueled by an official report showing easing October inflation that met market expectations and more good news on the Sino-US trade front.

PSEi returns above 8,000 on earnings optimism

THE MAIN INDEX returned above the 8,000 level on positive corporate earnings reports at home as well as signs of improving US economic and global trade prospects.

Shares to climb on positive inflation, GDP data

SHARES may rise this week on the release of likely positive October inflation and third-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) data, along with the continuation of corporate earnings filings.

PSEi slips below 8,000 as Fed cuts policy rates

THE MAIN INDEX quickly abandoned the 8,000 level at the end of this week’s trading as investors shy away from making bets ahead of the holidays and following the rate cut by the US Federal Reserve.

Stocks rise above 8,000 on improved outlook

THE Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) finished above the 8,000 level on Wednesday as investors returned to the local market on an improved outlook.

PSEi inches closer to 8,000 on positive sentiment

THE PHILIPPINE Stock Exchange index (PSEi) inched closer to breaching the 8,000 mark yesterday as investors reacted to earnings reports and positive developments in the US-China trade war.

Shares climb on positive third-quarter earnings

LOCAL STOCKS picked up on Monday as publicly listed companies started reporting positive earnings in the third quarter.

Stocks seen sideways in shortened trading week

LOCAL SHARES are seen to trade sideways this week as trading is cut a day shorter due to the observance of All Saints’ Day on Friday.

PSE index dips on earnings reports

LOCAL shares slipped on Friday, as companies started reporting their third quarter earnings results.

Stocks rebound on bargain hunting, Q3 earnings

LOCAL SHARES bounced back on Thursday because of a rally in the afternoon session, as bargain hunters lifted the main index before closing.

Bourse gives up gains but stays above 7,900

THE Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) retreated on Wednesday due to a lack of domestic leads to counter the impact of declines on Wall Street and elsewhere in Asia due to another Brexit setback, but stayed above 7,900.

Trade optimism fuels bourse’s climb past 7,900

LOCAL SHARES increased on Tuesday as trading volumes improved and investors reacted on renewed hopefulness over the trade talks between United States and China.

Investor caution, thin volume make PSE end flat

THE MAIN INDEX ended flat on the first day of this week’s trading amid lack of clear leads and persistently low volumes.

Bourse banking on Q3 earnings to provide lift

THE Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) could return to the 8,000 level this week should third-quarter earnings reports shore up confidence.

China data, profit-taking and FTSE rebalancing pull down Philippine stocks

THE MAIN INDEX ended two straight days of gains on Friday, as reports on slowing growth in the world’s second-biggest economy weighed and investors took profits.

Bourse extends gains on earnings anticipation

THE MAIN INDEX extended gains on Thursday despite slow trading throughout the session, as investors turned bargain hunters in anticipation of corporate earnings reports.

Main index recovers, but gains seen tenuous

THE Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) recovered on Wednesday from the preceding day’s drop to mark its strongest finish in nearly a month, taking its cue from Wall Street and keeping in step with many Asian peers.

Investors turn bearish on US-China uncertainty

THE BOURSE on Tuesday failed to sustain upward momentum of the past three trading days due to the lack of fresh positive news on the Sino-US trade front which weighed on Wall Street and China’s market.

Bourse rides optimism over US-China trade talks

THE MAIN INDEX gained for the third straight trading day as the week began, joining its regional peers in cheering signs of progress in resolving the raging Sino-US trade war.

Market to remain cautious in wake of Friday gains

LOCAL SHARES may not have enough impetus to sustain last Friday’s gains, with developments in the Sino-US trade row expected to remain top of mind for investors.

Stocks climb further on positive US-China trade talks

LOCAL SHARES sustained their momentum on the last day of this week’s trading after positive developments in the trade talks between the United States and China.

Shares rebound as US, China start negotiations

SHARES recovered in yesterday’s trading amid optimism on the results of the trade negotiations between United States and China.

PSE index falls to 7,600 level ahead of trade talks

THE MAIN INDEX dropped to the 7,600 level on Wednesday as investors stayed on the sidelines in anticipation of the trade talks between United States and China.

Shares rebound ahead of US-China trade talks

THE BENCHMARK INDEX rebounded yesterday ahead of the fresh round of trade negotiations between the United States and China scheduled later this week.

PSE says 45 firms are Shariah-compliant

THE number of listed firms compliant with Islamic principles of finance fell in the quarter ending June, the Philippine Stock Exchange, Inc. (PSE) said Monday.

PSEi declines on fears of US growth slowdown

THE MAIN INDEX slumped on Monday as investors were cautious amid fears of a slowdown in the world’s largest economy, which boosted bets of another rate cut by the US Federal Reserve.

PHL stocks to move sideways on weak sentiment

SHARES MAY move sideways in the week ahead amid generally weak investor sentiment, although some may continue bargain hunting after last week’s sell-off.

Local shares bounce back as inflation eases

LOCAL shares bounced back at the end of the trading week as investors reacted to the news of inflation easing more than expected in September and to the possibility of the Fed lowering interest rates again this month.

Trade war escalation drags PSEi to 7,500 level

THE MAIN INDEX spiraled down to the 7,500 level on Thursday, after the United States planned to raise tariffs on $7.5 billion of European goods, escalating the global trade war.

Shares fall further on weak US manufacturing data

LOCAL SHARES plunged for the fourth straight session on Wednesday, dragged by news on how the US-China trade war has hit the United States’ manufacturing sector.

PSE index extends decline on negative sentiment

THE MAIN INDEX retreated on Tuesday as investor sentiment remained dim amid fears of a global economic slowdown.

Stocks drop on concerns over US-China trade war

LOCAL EQUITIES fell on Monday, moving with most Asian indices as investors grew more concerned about the United States’ trade war with China.

Sound fundamentals not enough to lift sentiment

PHILIPPINE stocks may trade even lower in the week ahead amid a lack of catalysts that could boost investor sentiment.

Bourse ignores BSP rate cut, falls for second week

LOCAL SHARES on Friday ignored an expected boost to appetite from the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas’ (BSP) widely anticipated interest rate cut the preceding day and, instead, yielded to weakness on Wall Street and most other Asian bourses.

Market sits out BSP rate move on the sidelines

SHARES ended flat on Thursday as investors stayed on the sidelines ahead of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas’ (BSP) sixth monetary policy review for the year that resulted in 2019’s third cut in policy interest rates, as widely expected.