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PHL stocks jump as Federal Reserve turns dovish

LOCAL SHARES jumped on Thursday along with most of regional markets as investors cheered the US Federal Reserve’s decision to keep interest rates steady.

Shares rebound on stalled US-China trade talks

LOCAL SHARES recovered on Wednesday even as investors remained on the sidelines as they waited for more developments on the US-China trade talks and the Federal Reserve’s policy review.

PSE index drops ahead of central banks’ reviews

THE MAIN INDEX ended in negative territory on Tuesday as investors took caution ahead of the policy review of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) as well as the United States’ and United Kingdom’s central banks, all slated later this week.

Stocks jump ahead of Federal Reserve’s review

STOCKS jumped on Monday as investors awaited the US Federal Reserve’s policy meeting this week.

Shares seen sideways as gov’t cuts growth goal

SHARES MAY continue to trade sideways in the week ahead as investors digest the government’s decision to cut growth targets.

FTSE rebalancing boosts PSEi

LOCAL STOCKS rose Friday — and for the second week in a row — on the back of portfolio adjustments in the face of Financial Times Stock Exchange (FTSE) rebalancing and as uncertainty over a United States-China trade deal and Brexit drove funds towards major Asian markets.

Shares decline anew amid lack of fresh catalysts

STOCKS RETREATED on Thursday as investors remained on the sidelines amid a lack of fresh leads.

Local stocks climb ahead of another Brexit vote

LOCAL EQUITIES rose on Wednesday even as investors grappled with another make-or-break parliamentary vote on the Brexit.

Shares end higher on US retail data, Brexit deal

SHARES firmed up on Tuesday, tracking global indices’ performance as better retail earnings in the United States boosted sentiment.

PSE index declines on net selling, lack of drivers

THE MAIN INDEX moved further down the 7,700 level yesterday amid a lack of fresh catalysts that could boost investor sentiment.

Stocks seen sideways as markets turn cautious

LOCAL EQUITIES are seen to trade sideways in the week ahead as investors turn cautious on the supposed slowdown of the global economy, alongside lingering concerns on the trade war between the United States and China.

PSEi drops amid fears of global economic slowdown

SHARES retreated on Friday, tracking the sell-off overseas on the back of fears of the global economic growth slowdown.

Stocks post gains despite global growth concerns

THE MAIN INDEX extended gains on Thursday, bucking negative sentiment overseas as investors were concerned over a possible slowdown in global growth.

Shares resume ascent as investors buy bargains

LOCAL SHARES bounced back on Wednesday as investors turned bargain hunters after enduring losses for most of last week.

PSEi flat as market awaits new BSP chief’s stance

THE MAIN INDEX ended flat on Tuesday as investors were surprised at the sudden appointment of Budget chief Benjamin E. Diokno as the new governor of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP).

Shares climb as US-China trade talks progress

LOCAL EQUITIES firmed up on Monday as reports of trade negotiations happening between the United States and China boosted investor optimism.

Feb. inflation data to dictate shares’ movement

THE MOVEMENT of shares this week will depend on the release of inflation data for February -- which could dictate how the main index will perform for the rest of the year.

Portfolio adjustment in face of MSCI rebalancing weighs on Philippine shares

THE PHILIPPINE Stock Exchange index (PSEi) closed on Friday at its lowest level since nearly the start of the year as investors sold heavily amid portfolio adjustment in the face of MSCI rebalancing and after US-North Korea talks in Vietnam this week failed to yield denuclearization progress.

Stocks decline on MSCI rebalancing, trade talks

SHARES SUFFERED a bloodshed on Thursday on the back of the MSCI rebalancing, alongside inflation concerns at home and sluggish developments in trade war negotiations overseas.

PSEi likely to close at 8,900 by end-2019

THE Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) is likely to close at the 8,900 level by end-December, driven by lower interest rates and upbeat earnings expectations for the year, according to investment bank UBS Philippines.

Shares drop on lack of leads, net foreign selling

LOCAL EQUITIES fell on Wednesday amid a lack of catalysts, alongside foreign investors’ net selling.

PSEi climbs on blue chips, trade talks’ progress

THE MAIN INDEX firmed up on Tuesday, lifted by gains of index heavyweights alongside optimism on the United States and China’s trade deal.

Earnings, US-China trade talks in focus this week

LOCAL STOCKS are seen to firm up this week as more companies disclose their earnings results for 2018, while investors also monitor how trade negotiations between the United States and China will pan out.

Stocks trek higher ahead of corporate earnings

THE MAIN INDEX managed to end in positive territory last week amid sideways trading for most of the period as investors awaited the release of more corporate earnings.

PSEi climbs higher as US-China trade talks progress

SHARES firmed up on Friday as updates on the United States and China’s trade negotiations helped offset fears of a slowdown in world economic growth.

Bourse slips even as foreigners remain buyers

SHARES slipped on Thursday as investors stayed largely on the sidelines amid lack of compelling developments even as foreigners remained predominantly buyers for the second straight day.

Shares climb ahead of high-level US-China talks

SHARES bounced back on Wednesday, tracking positive sentiment across the region as investors were once again upbeat on prospects for the US-China trade war negotiations.

PSE index sinks to 7,800 level on foreign selling

THE MAIN INDEX fell to the 7,800 level on Tuesday on concerns over the trade negotiations between the United States and China happening this week, in addition to foreign investors’ selling spree.

Shares climb on hopes of positive US-China talks

LOCAL EQUITIES rose on Monday on the back of rosy prospects for the trade talks between the United States and China happening this week.

PHL stocks to firm up ahead of corporate earnings

LOCAL SHARES may firm up in the days ahead following the weakness that prevailed last week, as investors await the release of 2018 financial results.

Friday marks second straight weekly fall ahead of PSEi rebalancing

WEAKNESS returned to Philippine equities on Friday — marking the second straight weekly fall — as traders adjusted portfolios ahead of the main index’s rebalancing on Monday, as the ongoing Sino-US trade row weighed on investors’ minds amid a lack of more compelling leads at home and as foreigners snapped back to selling mode.

Bourse breaks 4-day fall, but ends short of 8,000

THE Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) snapped its four-day losing streak on Thursday as foreigners returned to buying mode, but this was not enough to pull the bourse back above the 8,000 mark.

PSEi falls below 8,000 as foreigners turn sellers

THE MAIN INDEX plunged for the fourth straight session on Wednesday, marking its worst finish in nearly a month on sustained profit taking.

Bourse falls further towards 8,000 on profit taking

THE BOURSE ended lower for the third straight trading day on Tuesday, falling below the 8,000 mark for the first time in seven sessions before clawing back just above that line as investors went on another round of profit taking, opting for second-liners instead of blue chips.

Investors cautious as earnings reports trickle in

THE PHILIPPINE Stock Exchange index (PSEi) began the week lower for the second straight trading day, with investors staying cautious as fourth-quarter and full-year 2018 earnings reports begin to trickle in and amid nagging uncertainty in the trade row between the world’s two biggest economies.

PSEi seen coasting as investors await 2018 results

THE BOURSE can be expected to coast at least through early this week, as investors await the release of listed firms’ 2018 financial results.

PSE index slips on lack of fresh leads

THE local stock market finished the week on a negative note on the lack of new catalysts to support its upward trajectory.

PSEi climbs to 8,100 level ahead of BSP decision

STOCKS RECOVERED on Thursday even as investors stayed on the sidelines ahead of the central bank’s first policy meeting of the year.

Stocks drop on profit taking after inflation data

LOCAL EQUITIES slumped on Wednesday despite surging intraday, as investors earlier cheered the slower-than-expected January inflation print but eventually succumbed to profit taking.

PHL shares seen to climb as inflation slows further

SHARES ARE SEEN to rise on Wednesday following the better than expected inflation reading for the month of January.

Stocks decline in subdued trade ahead of holiday

LOCAL EQUITIES dropped on the first trading day of the week, as most investors paused ahead of the Chinese New Year holiday.

Shares seen sideways ahead of inflation, holiday

LOCAL SHARES may trade sideways in the week ahead as investors go on holiday ahead of the Chinese New Year, but may get a lift from expectations of a lower inflation report for January.

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.