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Bourse extends losses as mart awaits Fed move

LOCAL EQUITIES slumped on Wednesday as investors stayed on the sidelines ahead of the Federal Reserve’s policy decision due to be released early Thursday, Philippine time.

Shares yield to fear over Saudi attack’s impact

LOCAL SHARES fell on Tuesday, as the attack on key Saudi oil facilities last Saturday is now expected to prod Philippine inflation through higher oil prices.

Bargain hunt fuels last-minute rebound to flat end

THE MAIN INDEX managed to stage a last-minute rebound on Monday due to bargain hunting, ending nearly flat from Friday.

BSP rate cut signals could provide initial lift

SHARE PRICES could rise this week as investors react to the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas’ (BSP) hint of more cuts in interest rates.

PSEi firms up on easing US-China trade tensions

LOCAL SHARES firmed up on Friday, taking cues from Wall Street which was boosted by easing trade tensions between the the United States and China.

Shares drop on profit-taking amid lack of leads

STOCKS DROPPED on Thursday as investors chose to take profit amid the lack of catalysts, even as most markets abroad rallied on easing trade tensions between the United States and China.

Net foreign buying helps fuel last-minute rebound

LOCAL SHARES recovered on Wednesday as investors bought up select names towards the market’s close, with those abroad remaining predominantly bullish for the second straight day.

Main index declines ahead of ECB, Fed meetings

THE main index snapped its four-day winning streak as investors waited for catalysts, such as policy moves of central banks abroad.

Stocks climb on stimulus hopes amid weak data

LOCAL SHARES ended higher on Monday despite weak economic data from China, which showed a contraction in exports in August as an effect of its trade dispute with the United States.

Shares to move sideways on US-China concerns

SHARES may trade sideways this week as investors remain cautious about the US-China trade war as well as whether the Philippines will meet its economic growth target.

Bourse joins global cheer on hopes trade tensions will ease

LOCAL SHARES gained for the third straight day, joining Wall Street and major Asian markets in cheering easing US-China trade tensions, even as Friday’s finish was lower than a week ago.

Stocks extend climb on inflation, US-China talks

LOCAL SHARES continued their recovery on Thursday on the back of slower Philippine inflation and positive developments in Hong Kong and the US-China trade war.

Shares rebound ahead of August inflation report

SHARES bounced back on Wednesday even as investors found no clear catalysts to support their trades.

PSE index sinks as US-China trade war heats up

THE MAIN INDEX fell on weak sentiment from US market futures due to the escalation in the US-China trade war.

Shares drop as investors pocket gains from rally

LOCAL EQUITIES dropped on the first trading day of September as investors went profit taking amid a lack of catalysts.

PSEi to climb on rate cut bets as ghost month ends

LOCAL SHARES may tread higher this week with the end of the Chinese ghost month, alongside likely slower August inflation and another rate cut on the horizon.

PSEi bounces back on trade talk relief

THE main index bounced back to end the month at the 7,900 level, riding on the positive sentiment in Wall Street after China said it will not immediately retaliate against the United States’ tariff increase this Sunday.

Shares climb on window dressing as month ends

LOCAL SHARES rose on Thursday on window dressing ahead of the last trading day of August.

Philippine stocks may bounce back into bull market on earnings —...

PHILIPPINE bulls see the nation’s stock index climbing back to 8,000 later this year as corporate profits recover and economic growth accelerates.

PSEi rebounds as investors pick up blue chips

THE MAIN INDEX recovered on Wednesday as investors picked up heavyweight stocks oversold in the previous session.

Stocks decline on foreign selling, US-China woes

LOCAL SHARES dropped on Tuesday as investors were cautious as the US and China slapped new tariffs on each other’s goods in an escalation of ongoing trade tensions between the world’s largest economies.

US-China trade war escalation to weigh on shares

THE MAIN INDEX may decline further in the week, with massive foreign outflows expected due to increased trade tensions between the US and China.

PSE index ends week higher on bargain hunting

SHARES MANAGED to end higher last week even as investors weighed the impact of China’s statements against online gaming in the country and fears of a recession in the United States.

Bourse stages last-minute rebound

LOCAL EQUITIES managed to rebound at the last minute on Friday after two straight days of decline amid thin trades, with no compelling local leads to draw investor attention from concerns abroad ahead of a long weekend.

PSEi drops as China proposes online gambling ban

SHARES continued to fall on Thursday as property stocks tumbled following China’s statement against all forms of online gambling in the country.

Shares may decline on recession, US-China fears

LOCAL SHARES may edge lower in the remainder of the week due to lingering recession fears and concerns over the United States-China trade war.

Stocks decline as volume thins ahead of holiday

SHARES FELL on Tuesday as investors stayed on the sidelines ahead of the midweek holiday.

PSEi recovers as investors pick up shares at close

SHARES recovered on Monday as investors bought shares at the close, even as market sentiment remained cautious due to tensions abroad.

Geopolitical tensions seen affecting PHL shares

THE MAIN INDEX may decline in the week should foreign investors continue to dump their shares in the local bourse due to the negative sentiment from geopolitical tensions abroad.

Local stocks continue slump

THE main index continued its descent for the second day on the back of lingering fears of an looming recession in the United States.

PSE index slips as US Treasury yields decline

LOCAL EQUITIES slipped Thursday as fears of a recession in the United States plagued sentiment both locally and overseas.

Shares rebound as investors hunt for bargains

LOCAL SHARES recovered on Wednesday as investors hunted for bargains despite continued negative sentiment due to the Hong Kong protests.

PHL stocks decline as HK protests dent sentiment

LOCAL SHARES fell on Tuesday as heightened protests in Hong Kong dragged already negative sentiment due to the US-China trade war.

Recent BSP rate cut seen to provide market lift

LOCAL SHARES may rebound in the days ahead as investors continue to digest the central bank’s most recent interest rate cut.

US-China tensions, GDP data dampen sentiment

LOCAL SHARES fell last week, as a combination of tensions from the US-China trade war, weak economic growth data, and the MSCI rebalancing took a toll on investor sentiment.

Disappointing GDP data weighs further on investors’ mood

LOCAL EQUITIES mostly headed south as the week ended, extending weakness that marked Thursday as investors further digested news of the country’s slowing economic growth.

PSE index inches down on slower Q2 GDP growth

By Arra B. Francia, Senior Reporter THE MAIN INDEX ended slightly lower on Thursday following slower gross domestic product (GDP) expansion in the second quarter. The...

Stocks rebound ahead of BSP meeting, GDP data

LOCAL EQUITIES bounced back on Wednesday, taking cues from the recovery of world markets as well as the series of economic data to be released on Thursday.

Local shares drop further on yuan’s devaluation

LOCAL EQUITIES retreated further on Tuesday, as trade war tensions escalated after the United States called out China for allegedly manipulating its currency.

PSEi sinks to 7,800 level on US-China tensions

THE MAIN INDEX plunged to the 7,800 level on Monday, going down with the rest of the region due to escalating trade tensions.

Market volatility seen ahead of BSP policy meet

VOLATILITY may prevail in the week ahead for local shares amid fresh trade tensions between the US and China, while investors may also look at the results of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas’ (BSP) upcoming policy meeting.

Local stocks up despite Trump’s tariff threat

LOCAL shares ended the week in the green, despite the United States’ fresh threats to impose more tariffs on Chinese goods.

Shares rise on PHL manufacturing activity report

LOCAL SHARES firmed up on Thursday, reversing losses seen at the start of the session as investors cheered the growth in the country’s manufacturing sector seen last month.

PSEi returns to 8,000 on US-China trade concerns

THE MAIN INDEX retreated to the 8,000 level on Wednesday following another round of warnings from the United States against China on their trade deal, alongside expectations of the US Federal Reserve’s policy decision.

Shares decline as market seeks fresh catalysts

LOCAL SHARES slumped on Tuesday as investors waited for new catalysts, especially the results of the US Federal Reserve’s policy meeting.