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PH stocks break 8,200 level, post 3rd straight all-time high

Sep 18, 2017 - 8:35 PM

Local stocks post a new milestone just before the Chinese ghost month ends on Tuesday, September 19

NEW MILESTONE. On Monday, September 18, the Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) close at a record high of 8,294.14, up by 113.29 points or 1.4% from Friday, September 15. Photo courtesy of PSE

Philippine stocks post all-time high amid upbeat U.S. market

Sep 14, 2017 - 5:10 PM

UPDATED Aside from upbeat US data there is one foreign broker who released a buy recommendation on Philippine property shares says an analyst

RECORD HIGH. The PSEi closed at 8,144.91, up by 91.03 points or 1.13% from Wednesday, September 13's close. Photo from PSE

Philippine stocks, peso down on another U.S. Fed hike

Jun 15, 2017 - 8:45 PM

The US Federal Reserve s decision to raise the benchmark interest rate for the 2nd time this year is the primary market mover on Thursday June 15

ANTICIPATED. The US Federal Reserve's decision to raise interest rates for the second time this year is a move widely expected by economists and investors. Rappler file photo

Philippine peso, stock market stable despite martial law declaration

May 24, 2017 - 10:15 PM

BSP Governor Amando Tetangco Jr points out however that there may be temporary cautiousness in the next few days

BSP likely to leave rates unchanged after another U.S. Fed hike

Mar 16, 2017 - 5:50 PM

An economist says the strategy to hike early on has allowed the BSP to stand pat in the face of 3 Fed rate hikes to date

WIDELY EXPECTED. BSP Governor Tetangco says the Fed rate hike is widely expected and already priced in. Screenshot from BSP Youtube page

Why SM Investments lost P73 billion in a day

Mar 10, 2017 - 9:37 PM

SM Prime Holdings Incorporated overtakes SM Investments as the country s most valuable listed company in terms of market capitalization

SHARP DROP. The drop in SM shares dragged the Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi), which fell 149.18 points or 2.05% to close at 7,146.27 on Friday, March 10.

Philippine peso continues to dip, hits new 10-year low

Feb 27, 2017 - 6:10 PM

The local currency slides to a fresh low again as it braces for another US Federal Reserve rate hike and awaits US President Donald Trump s new policies

FRESH 10-YEAR LOW. On Monday, February 27, Philippine peso opened weaker at P50.24 to $1 and depreciated further to an intraday low of P50.285 to $1. Rappler file photo

Rappler Talk: Bob Herrera-Lim on the peso, worst performing currency

Feb 22, 2017 - 8:22 AM

The Philippine peso remains the worst performing currency in the Asia depreciating by as much as 5 72 this year

Philippine peso now at its weakest in a decade

Feb 20, 2017 - 7:10 PM

The local currency s performance on Monday February 20 is the weakest since the P50 32: 1 level recorded on September 26 2006

WEAKEST. This is Philippine peso's weakest close in a decade. Rappler file photo

PH peso closes at P50 to $1, stocks dip on external uncertainties

Feb 17, 2017 - 7:26 PM

Due to the uncertainty of another rate increase by the US Federal Reserve next month the local currency closes at P50 to 1 its weakest in a decade

GLOBAL HEADWINDS. Aside from uncertainty of another rate increase by the US Federal Reserve next month, BSP officer-in-charge Diwa Guinigundo cites the strong demand for US dollars from corporations. Rappler file photo

Philippine stocks, peso flat on GDP results

Jan 26, 2017 - 7:50 PM

Net foreign selling is recorded at P309 979 million during the session on Thursday January 26

WITHIN CONSENSUS. Markets traded rather flat as the 2016 GDP came out within expectations this morning, economist says

PH peso nears P50 again

Dec 20, 2016 - 8:25 PM

This is its weakest level in over a decade or since closing at P50 12 to 1 on November 16 2006

WEAKEST. This was its weakest level in over a decade or since closing at P50.12 to $1 in Nov. 16, 2006. Rappler file photo

How a Fed rate hike impacts the Philippine economy

Dec 15, 2016 - 12:18 PM

Economists agree that the Philippines may be in for some rough sailing but will ultimately weather the storm

HIT ON THE CHIN. For BPI's lead economist, the 25 basis points hike on December 14 already seems to be priced in.

Philippine peso strengthens anew against dollar

Nov 28, 2016 - 6:15 PM

The local currency ends stronger for the 2nd straight trading day closing at P49 710: 1 on Monday following Friday s P49 840: 1

AN ADVANTAGE? While the weaker peso means higher debt servicing for the government, it is 'positive' for some firms whose revenues are denominated in US dollars. Rappler file photo

PH peso weakens further on heightened Fed hike worries

Nov 22, 2016 - 8:40 PM

The local currency remains generally weak slumping to its worst level since November 20 2008 when it ended at P49 999: 1

FRESH 8-YEAR LOW. The local currency ends at P49.85:$1 on Tuesday, weaker than the P49.83:$1 on Monday, November 21. Rappler file photo

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Nov 22, 2016 - 2:12 PM

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PH peso sinks to fresh 8-year low of P49.83:$1

Nov 21, 2016 - 8:45 PM

This is the same level when the peso traded at P49 83: 1 on November 24 2008 – the height of the global financial crisis

8-YEAR LOW. On Monday, November 21, the local currency ended at P49.830:$1, weaker from P48.78:$1 on Friday, November 18.

PH peso sinks to near 8-year low of P49.20 to $1

Nov 14, 2016 - 9:00 PM

The November 14 closing is the Philippine peso s weakest level against the US dollar since December 4 2008

8-YEAR LOW. It was the peso's weakest level against the US dollar since December 4, 2008, where it closed at P49.370:$1.

Shares in Century Properties rally after Trump's US presidential win

Nov 09, 2016 - 6:59 PM

The local property developer bucks regional bloodbath on Wednesday November 9 with analysts believing the surge is because of Trump s presidential victory

BUCKING BLOODBATH. Even if regional markets decline and local property firms shares plunge, shares of Century Properties increase. Photos by Saul Loeb/AFP

Philippine stocks plunge to 7-month low on Trump's stunning win

Nov 09, 2016 - 5:20 PM

The steep decline in local stocks indicates investor jitters over the Trump presidency

LOWEST IN 7 MONTHS. Investors are worried on Donald Trump's pronouncements, including him against migrants, which could hurt remittances flows, trade and aid. PSE photo by Agence France-Presse

PH stocks plunge on US election fever, Fed rate hike talks

Nov 02, 2016 - 9:30 PM

The Philippine Stock Exchange index plunges by 2 06 or 152 40 points to 7 252 40 at November 2 s closing bell

FRIGHTENED BY TRUMP. BPI economist Nicholas Antonio Mapa says 'stocks fell sharply after returning to trading in hostile territory with the US election fever heating up. while concerns about possible hawkish comments from the Fed sparked a general risk off tone.' Rappler photo

PH stocks continue to sink, peso slightly recovers

Sep 27, 2016 - 8:45 PM

Some analysts say the continuous outflow of hot money from the equities market is mainly because of global developments

GLOBAL DEVELOPMENTS OR DUTERTE? Philippine stocks continue to decline while the Philippine peso recovers from a two-day losing streak

PH stocks dip over security concerns, political 'uncertainty'

Sep 07, 2016 - 9:30 PM

The Philippine Stock Exchange index PSEi closes at 7 619 10 on Wednesday September 7 – its lowest since July 27

ANXIOUS INVESTORS. The recent terrorist attack and President Duterte's statement on US President Obama have some investors skittish

Investors not worried about Duterte war on drugs – DTI chief

Sep 02, 2016 - 2:19 PM

Now it’s safer out there in the streets We see the confidence says Trade and Industry chief Ramon Lopez

INVESTORS CONFIDENT. DTI Secretary Ramon Lopez faces the House Committee on Appropriations to defend the agency's proposed 2017 budget on September 2. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Security Bank to rejoin PSE

Aug 24, 2016 - 6:45 PM

The local bourse announces that Security Bank will replace Bloomberry Resorts Corporation which will be removed from the main index on September 12

REPLACEMENT. Security Bank will replace Bloomberry Resorts Corporation, which is set to be removed from the main index in September

Philippine stocks' early gains fade as inauguration euphoria ends

Jun 30, 2016 - 9:15 PM

Stock analysts say the market has been ripe for some profit taking after stocks were up on Duterte s inauguration

MARKET EUPHORIA. Among the sectors, the services index was the biggest gainer during Duterte's inauguration

Philippine stocks, peso fall on Brexit victory

Jun 24, 2016 - 5:41 PM

Stock analysts say local and foreign investors cash in gains as they were surprised by the decision

RISK AVERSION. Philippine stocks were offloaded as risk off sentiment dominated in reaction to the Brexit

Investors in mining panic over Gina Lopez appointment

Jun 22, 2016 - 6:23 PM

Stock analysts say investor jitters seen to continue until Lopez presents her mining policies

INVESTOR JITTERS. Gina Lopez's appointment as DENR head spooks the mining sector. Philippine Stock Exchange file photo

Analysts unsure if peso, market losses related to elections

Apr 27, 2016 - 7:50 PM

Could developments in the local political scene be the culprit? Some analysts note that external conditions have been affecting the peso and PSE too

Stock market decline steepest since 'Black Monday'

Jan 11, 2016 - 7:27 PM

The PSEi hits below 6300 level

epa05087328 Filipino traders cheer during the first trading day of the year 2016 at the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) in the financial district of Makati, south of Manila, Philippines, 04 January 2016. Shares in major Asian markets fell sharply on the first trading day of the new year, as sentiment was hurt by disappointing results from the Chinese economy. The losses came amid declines in Chinese markets triggered by another fall in the purchasing managers index, a key indicator of the strength of China's manufacturing sector, which led to the suspension of trade at Chinese stock markets. EPA/MARK R. CRISTINO

Downtrend for PH stocks in 2016

Jan 10, 2016 - 1:00 PM

The market is still on a downtrend with no signs yet that it is about to reverse But it’s not all grim Read on

FIRST TRADING DAY 2016. Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) Chairman Jose Pardo (center) with other PSE officials lead the bell ringing during the first trading day of the year 2016 at the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) in Makati financial district, January 4. Shares in major Asian markets fell sharply on the first trading day of the new year, as sentiment was hurt by disappointing results from the Chinese economy. Mark C. Cristino / EPA

PSE funds surge in 2015, still below target

Dec 31, 2015 - 3:00 PM

Fund raising activities at the local bourse total P184 60 billion 3 94 billion in 2015 despite global financial market volatility

BELOW TARGET. Funds raised at the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) in 2015 falls below the local bourse's target

A rough 2015 for PH stocks

Dec 22, 2015 - 8:30 AM

Since we do not know how low the market can go it would be better to wait until we see a floor come out

BEARISH MARKET. As we bring 2015 to a close, and if you see your stocks in the red, try to assess and study which areas in your stock selection and timing would need changes.

More IPOs before 2015 ends – PSE

Nov 26, 2015 - 2:16 PM

It has been a year of highs and lows for the local bourse which started the year in record breaking fashion before global instability pulled the index back

Investment lessons from a Chinese proverb

Sep 27, 2015 - 4:35 PM

How many of us can be emotionless when investing?

LUCK. A seemingly pleasant incident might turn sour at the end; and vice versa, as it happens when investing.

Keep calm when buying, selling stocks

Aug 29, 2015 - 9:09 AM

The plunge in Philippines stocks early this week saw a wave of panic among investors Thus it s important to pause and consider 4 things before you buy or sell stocks

PH warned China meltdown more worrisome than Greek crisis

Jul 09, 2015 - 5:21 PM

Should China s market fall accelerate other countries outside Asia will be hit economists warn

TAILSPIN. Worries over China's unstoppable sell-off sends the Philippines' financial markets into a tailspin. Image from Shutterstock

Sun Life launches Philippine stock index fund

May 06, 2015 - 2:52 PM

The Sun Life Prosperity Philippine Stock Index Fund is perfect for investors who have a high risk appetite and a long term investment horizon says SLAMCI president Valerie Pama

Aquino rings in PSE celebrations

Apr 14, 2015 - 11:36 AM

UPDATED PSEi trading has doubled during President Aquino’s tenure reaching a new record of 8 127 48

President Benigno Aquino III marks PSEi celebrations

Where do we go from here?

Apr 09, 2015 - 10:03 AM

The Philippine stock market is breaking record upon record Will this upward trend continue or will it correct soon?

PSE trading up by 40.4%, net foreign buying surging

Apr 05, 2015 - 10:43 PM

Net foreign buying surged to P48 87 billion up 182 from this time last year

Policy rates remain unchanged

Mar 26, 2015 - 6:41 PM

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas maintains the key policy rates anew in light of a benign inflation outlook and dismal export and remittances performances

PSE retains 30-firm index lineup

Feb 26, 2015 - 11:49 AM

The local bourse will also include 10 firms in sectoral indices while 15 will be removed from the list

PSEi records a week of highs

Jan 30, 2015 - 9:31 PM

The local bourse closes the week’s trading at 7 689 91 – the 7th stellar finish since 2015 started

PSEi breaches 7500 level

Jan 15, 2015 - 1:15 PM

The Philippine Stock Exchange Index hits an all time record of 7530 41 boosted by continuing oil price plunge

The preferred consumer stocks in 2015

Jan 07, 2015 - 2:52 PM

A great economy creates a great stock market Because of this we are now entering the 6th year of our bull market

The top 10 stocks in the PSEi for 2014

Dec 29, 2014 - 7:30 AM

Know the top gainers for the year in the country’s benchmark of overall stock market performance

Philippine economy slows down to 5.3% in Q3

Nov 27, 2014 - 11:03 AM

UPDATED Agriculture sector growth contracts to 2 7 in the third quarter the lowest in 5 years Government underspending also stunts the economy s growth

PSE index to hit 7,800 level by end-2015

Jul 31, 2014 - 8:27 PM

But the stock market will remain weak in the second half of 2014 due to concerns on inflation rate ‘political noise ’ and higher valuation of PSEi

Photo by AFP

PSEi: Double Dragon or Anne $DD Curtis-Smith

May 17, 2014 - 2:37 PM

If Anne Curtis Smith is the it girl of Philippine showbiz DD is the it stock of the Philippine Stock Exchange at least for now