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Philippine stocks finally climb to 8,000

Jan 14, 2019 - 5:15 PM

The Philippine Stock Exchange index closes at 8,024.14 points on Monday, January 14

Apple warning pummels markets worried about growth outlook

Jan 04, 2019 - 9:37 AM

Apple cites steeper-than-expected 'economic deceleration' in China and emerging markets for cutting its revenue outlook for the latest quarter

TIM COOK. Apple CEO Tim Cook at the Worldwide Developers Conference keynote on June 4, 2018. Screenshot from livestream.


Pinterest planning 2019 stock market debut – report

Dec 20, 2018 - 2:55 PM

It boasts more than 250 million monthly active users, with most of those 'pinners' outside the United States

PINTEREST. Screen shot from YouTube video.


[ANALYSIS] Why is the PH stock market among world’s worst?

Oct 24, 2018 - 9:42 AM

A climbing index signals general optimism among buyers and sellers of stocks, whereas a dropping index signals general pessimism

Amazon hits trillion-dollar milestone with focus on the long game

Sep 05, 2018 - 12:06 AM

(UPDATED) Early gains lifts Amazon's value to $1 trillion only briefly, with the final close at $2,039.51 giving it a value of $995 billion

AMAZON. An Amazon logo is seen inside the Amazon corporate headquarters on June 16, 2017 in Seattle, Washington. File photo by David Ryder/Getty Images/AFP

Trump predicts stock market would crash if he were impeached

Aug 24, 2018 - 11:38 AM

'I'll tell you what, if I ever got impeached, I think the market would crash. I think everybody would be very poor,' says President Donald Trump

IMPEACHMENT? In this file photo, US President Donald Trump speaks to reporters at Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach on January 14, 2018. File photo by Nicholas Kamm/AFP

Japan overtakes China as world's no. 2 stock market

Aug 03, 2018 - 1:09 PM

Data from Bloomberg News in intra-day trade on Friday, August 3, show Chinese stocks are worth $6.09 trillion, compared with $6.17 trillion in Japan. The US market is worth $31 trillion.

WORLD'S SECOND STOCK MARKET. A man walks past a stock indicator showing share prices on the Tokyo Stock Exchange (L) and New York Dow Jones closing numbers (R) in Tokyo on July 23, 2018. File photo by Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP

Apple shines in history-making style, despite some bruises

Aug 03, 2018 - 10:03 AM

Apple's strict stance on protecting user privacy solidifies their reputation – especially during in an era when data privacy issues have become humongous concerns

TIM COOK. Apple CEO Tim Cook looks on during a visit of the shopfitting company Dula that delivers tables for Apple stores worldwide in Vreden, western Germany, on February 7, 2017. File photo by Bernd Thissen/AFP


These tech giants are the world's top 5 in stock value

Aug 03, 2018 - 9:46 AM

Apple leads in the profits column by a mile with $48.4 billion in 2017. Microsoft comes in at a far second with $16.6 billion in its 2018 fiscal year, and Facebook at third with $15.9 billion


U.S. tech stocks continue to slide on weak day for global equities

Jul 31, 2018 - 1:07 PM

Shares of Facebook, Netflix, Amazon and Google-parent Alphabet all continue to decline since Facebook signaled slower growth last week

TECH STOCKS. People are reflected in the window of the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square on July 30, 2018 in New York City. As technology stocks continued their slide on Monday, the Nasdaq Composite dropped 1.1 percent in afternoon trading with shares of Facebook, Netflix, Amazon and Google-parent Alphabet all declining. Photo by Spencer Platt/AFP


Rappler Talk: Bulls, bears, and other beasts of the stock market

Jul 05, 2018 - 8:41 AM

Regina Capital managing director Luis Limlingan breaks down the basics of the stock market

PSE, other Asian markets tumble amid U.S.-China trade war fears

Jun 18, 2018 - 6:15 PM

The Philippine Stock Exchange is down 2.5% on Monday, June 18, as the United States and China move closer to a trade war

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Feb 06, 2018 - 9:47 PM

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Asia markets awash with red as rout spreads globally from Wall Street

Feb 06, 2018 - 3:36 PM

Tokyo led a collapse throughout the region, briefly diving almost 7% before closing down 4.7%. Hong Kong was down more than 4% and Sydney and Singapore each sank 3%

RED BOARD. A man gestures as he looks at stock price movements on a screen at a securities company in Beijing on February 6, 2018. Greg Baker/AFP

Wall Street stocks plunge in chaotic session

Feb 06, 2018 - 6:22 AM

(UPDATED) US stocks have been under pressure for the last week as investors weigh the risks of more Federal Reserve interest rate hikes following strong economic data

BLEEDING. The closing numbers are displayed after the closing bell of the Dow Industrial Average at the New York Stock Exchange on February 5, 2018 in New York. Bryan R. Smith/AFP

Law firms circle Intel as CEO stock sales draw scrutiny

Jan 09, 2018 - 11:14 AM

Law firms probe 'allegations that Intel may have issued materially misleading business information to the investing public'

INTEL.This file photo taken on January 16, 2014 shows the Intel logo displayed outside of the Intel headquarters in Santa Clara, California. Photo by Justin Sullivan/AFP


Tokyo's Nikkei index posts longest-ever winning streak

Oct 23, 2017 - 2:33 PM

The benchmark index rose 1.11%, or 239.01 points, to end the day at 21,696.65, its 15th consecutive rise and the longest since it came into existence in 1950

UP AND UP. In this file photo, a man stands in front of a stock quotation board flashing the Nikkei 225 key index of the Tokyo Stock Exchange in Tokyo on September 12, 2017. Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP

Philippine stocks close above 8,400 in new milestone

Oct 12, 2017 - 7:05 PM

This is the Philippine Stock Exchange index's 4th milestone in just 31 trading days

Philippine stocks close above 8,300, track Wall Street gains

Oct 03, 2017 - 8:45 PM

'Investors continue to remain bullish about the prospects of the Philippine economy,' says Philippine Stock Exchange president and chief executive officer Ramon Monzon

FOLLOW SUIT. The Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) on Tuesday, October 3 closes at an all-time high of 8,312.93, up by 56.65 points from Monday’s close. Image from PSE

New milestone as Philippine stocks breach 8,300 mark

Sep 21, 2017 - 6:50 PM

Ignoring the political noise in the country, investors mainly react to the US Federal Reserve's expected rate decision later in the year

ON A ROLL. At the close of Thursday’s trading, the PSEi is at 8,286.86 points, up by 67.54 or 0.8% from Wednesday’s close. All sectoral indices also ended higher with the Holding Firms and Industrial counters up the most, gaining 1.3% and 1%, respectively. Photo from PSE

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

U.S. stocks end at records; Strong pound weighs on FTSE

Sep 13, 2017 - 9:25 AM

World stock markets mostly rise with Wall Street scoring fresh records as concerns over North Korea and US hurricanes faded

UP. A man stands in front of a stock quotation board flashing the Nikkei 225 key index of the Tokyo Stock Exchange in Tokyo on September 12, 2017. Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP

10 years ago: A harbinger of 2008 financial crisis

Aug 15, 2017 - 1:30 PM

The first signs of the 2008 financial crisis showed up in August 2007

IN THE RED. In this file photo, an investor reacts as he monitors the share index at a private stock market gallery in Kuala Lumpur on September 18, 2008. AFP file

Del Monte Pacific lists the first dollar denominated shares in the Philippines

Apr 07, 2017 - 7:24 PM

The company seeks to raise funds in order to refinance a 350 million bridge loan from BDO Unibank Inc

Del Monte Pacific issues US-dollar shares

Mar 29, 2017 - 2:39 PM

Retail investors can acquire shares for a minimum of 1000 with an annual dividend rate of 6 625

DMPL Senior Vice President Gabriel Lim presents the terms of the public offer

Sterling hammered on Brexit reports, Asia markets sink

Jan 16, 2017 - 3:21 PM

A number of Sunday newspapers in the UK said May was willing to pull out of the single market the European customs union and the European Court of Justice in order to regain control of immigration

An Indian currency exchange worker counts out British pound sterling notes in New Delhi on June 27, 2016. Money Sharma/AFP

How did the PH economy perform in 2016?

Dec 26, 2016 - 11:12 AM

Too many game changing events happened in 2016

PSE eyes raising IPO allocation cap for small investors

Dec 21, 2016 - 8:30 AM

The Philippine Stock Exchange proposes increasing the maximum amount of investment under its LSI program from P25 000 to P100 000 as IPOs are becoming larger

Dow breaks record as global equities rise

Nov 23, 2016 - 7:38 AM

The blue chip Dow Jones Industrial Average finishes above 19 000 for the first time while stock indices across the globe also rise

LOOKING UP. Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on November 22, 2016 in New York City. Spencer Platt/Getty Images/AFP

Donald Trump, Marcos burial, Prince Harry | 6PM wRap

Nov 09, 2016 - 9:07 PM

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Markets, dollar plunge as Trump inches closer to victory

Nov 09, 2016 - 11:17 AM

3rd UPDATE It s been a bloodbath in the markets over the last few hours with the Mexican peso suffering particularly badly says an analyst

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump are seen on a screen next to electronic boards showing stock movements during the final day of the US presidential election at a private stock exchange in Kuala Lumpur on November 9, 2016.  Share markets collapsed Wednesday and the dollar tumbled against the yen and the euro as Donald Trump looked on course to win the race for the White House, in a stunning upset with major implications for the world economy. / AFP PHOTO / MOHD RASFAN

Nur Misuari, PH weather, Barack Obama | 6PM wRap

Nov 03, 2016 - 8:07 PM

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Obama: Fate of world in U.S. voters' hands

Nov 03, 2016 - 7:47 AM

UPDATED Hillary Clinton is ahead in most polls but a last minute surge by Donald Trump delights US foes nauseates allies and winds global financial markets

FINAL SHOWDOWN. This file photo taken on September 25, 2016 shows a combination of images showing Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump in Roanoke, Virginia on September 24, 2016 and Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton September 21, 2016 in Orlando, Florida. AFP photos

WATCH: The basics of investing in the stock market

Oct 26, 2016 - 7:00 PM

Investing in stocks isn’t just for those who possess advanced financial knowledge or those who have ample time to monitor the market every day

Twitter shares dive after Google rules out bid

Oct 06, 2016 - 11:38 AM

Disney Microsoft and US telecom service Verizon may still be in the running

STALLED FLIGHT. The one-to-many messaging service has yet to turn a profit since its initial public offering in 2013. File photo by Andrew Burton/AFP

Samsung shares plunge over smartphone explosion debacle

Sep 12, 2016 - 12:01 PM

UPDATED The fallout from the recall – which involves 2 5 million handsets sold so far in 10 countries – may slash the firm s profit later this year by more than one trillion won

A Samsung employee demonstrates underwater use of a Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphone during a launch event for the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 at the Hammerstein Ballroom, August 2, 2016 in New York City. Drew Angerer/Getty Images/AFP

Asia stocks surge again, led by another Tokyo rally

Jul 12, 2016 - 6:11 PM

Once again Nintendo soars adding 12 73 as its new smartphone game Pokemon Go tops gaming charts and racks up millions of buyers The firm is up nearly 60 since Thursday with billions added to its market value

NIKKEI. Tokyo money traders work during an afternoon trading session under a display showing the exchange rate between the US dollar and the Japanese yen in Tokyo, Japan, July 12, 2016. Photo by Kimimasa Mayama/EPA

Affinion Group makes PH its Asia-Pacific hub for back office

Jun 25, 2016 - 11:16 AM

The Nasdaq listed loyalty and customer engagement solutions provider sets up headquarters in Manila employing over 200 Filipinos

ASIA-PACIFIC HUB. Affinion Group chooses the Philippines as its hub for back office services for its vast pool of talented resources and competitive cost of doing business

Apple's China problems hit US stocks

Jun 17, 2016 - 10:32 PM

Apple shares fall 1 7 following reports that the city of Beijing concluded the technology giant had violated a Chinese company s design patents and may be forced to halt sales of its latest iPhones in the Chinese capital

APPLE. An Apple logo at a computer store in China, January 15, 2014. File photo by Adrian Bradshaw/EPA

Apple suppliers, Taiwan stocks boosted on iPhone 7 reports

May 23, 2016 - 9:00 PM

Apple reportedly ordered at least 72 million units of the iPhone 7 according to a Taiwanese newspaper

epa04590278 Customers come out of an Apple Store in Beijing, China, 28 January 2015. Reports stated that Apple Inc. revenue in the fiscal first quarter ended 27 December in Greater China, which includes mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan, rose 70 per cent from a year earlier to 16.1 billion dollars (14.1 billion euro). Apple is pushing to increase to 40 stores in Greater China by the middle of the year 2016. EPA/ROLEX DELA PENA

Navigating the stock market according to Warren Buffett

May 16, 2016 - 6:45 AM

Here are tips on investing in stocks from the 3rd richest man in the world

PICKING A SUCCESSOR: File photo of Warren Buffet, ranked by Forbes as the world's third richest man with a fortune estimated at $72.7 billion

SEC rejects PSE's request for exemption over PDS merger

Mar 29, 2016 - 9:00 PM

The decision leaves the planned merger between the local equities market and the local bond market in limbo

Oil slide, strong dollar drag Asian shares lower

Mar 24, 2016 - 7:05 PM

Crude oil posting its biggest loss in 6 weeks coupled with hints that the US Fed will raise interest rates in April contribute to a bad day for Asian markets

Chinese investors look at a screen showing stock movements at a stock brokerage house in Beijing, China, January 5, 2016. How Hwee Young/EPA

Investing for a happy marriage

Feb 12, 2016 - 11:53 AM

What is the most important investment you ll make in your life? Financial experts advice young couples on managing their finances

Asia stocks surge on central bank stimulus hopes

Jan 22, 2016 - 3:52 PM

After a rout that has wiped several trillion dollars off global markets so far this year the prospect that two of the planet s biggest central banks were ready to step in finally gives investors something to cheer about

STOCK CHECK. Visitors talk in front of a display showing afternoon trade figures at the Tokyo Stock Exchange in Tokyo, Japan, 04 February 2014. Kimimasa Mayama/EPA

Asian markets extend rout as oil sinks below $28

Jan 18, 2016 - 10:25 AM

3rd UPDATE The last time Brent closed below 28 was in November 2003

A file photograph dated June 14, 2001 showing the Statfjord A oil platform in the North Sea, off the Norwegian coast. EPA/StatoilHydro / Oyvind Hagen / Handout

World could face new economic crisis – Chinese diplomat

Jan 14, 2016 - 4:05 PM

Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi says the challenges confronting countries are unprecedented

China stocks resume plunge on economic gloom

Jan 11, 2016 - 4:38 PM

The plunges have brought a rough start to the year for an index which soared 150 in the 12 months to mid June and then plummeted more than 30 in 3 weeks

Chinese investors look at a screen showing stock movements at a stock brokerage house in Beijing, China, January 5, 2016. How Hwee Young/EPA

China’s economy, pork barrel scam, Duterte on TV ads | 12PM wRap

Jan 08, 2016 - 12:18 PM

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