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PSE headquarters closes for 24 hours as employee gets coronavirus

Jun 24, 2020 - 1:55 PM

Despite the 24-hour office shutdown, shortened trading hours are still in place

PSEi falls to 6,700

Mar 02, 2020 - 7:05 PM

Investors start March with more profit taking, as the novel coronavirus continues to hurt the global economy

PSEi bleeds to 6,900 as coronavirus continues to spread

Feb 26, 2020 - 5:45 PM

(UPDATED) The local bourse plummets to its lowest level in over a year. Philippine companies with operations in China take a beating.

Novel coronavirus scare downs Philippine shares, peso

Jan 30, 2020 - 5:40 PM

The Philippine Stock Exchange index falls to a new one-year low, as businesses around the globe brace for the impact of the novel coronavirus


Stocks to Watch: Fruitas, ripe to pick?

Nov 28, 2019 - 6:25 PM

Fruitas lists on the main board of the Philippine Stock Exchange on Friday, November 29. Get to know its brands, financials, and future plans here.

Stocks to Watch: Axelum in a nutshell

Oct 07, 2019 - 9:00 AM

Going nuts over Axelum's listing on the main board of the Philippine Stock Exchange on Monday, October 7? Get to know the coconut products manufacturer here.


Stocks to Watch: ABS-CBN, GMA earnings

Aug 19, 2019 - 9:30 AM

Are you a Kapamilya or a Kapuso? We look into their financials to check which company has earned and grown more over the years.


Stocks to Watch: China's war vs POGOs hits properties

Aug 12, 2019 - 9:30 AM

Properties hit the jackpot when online gambling flourished in Metro Manila. Just how colossal will the impact be if POGOs suddenly go away?


Stocks to Watch: Oh, ghost! Should investors be scared?

Aug 05, 2019 - 9:30 AM

Oh, ghost! August. Get it? It's that month where superstitious investors hide.


Stocks to Watch: Jollibee in charts

Jul 29, 2019 - 9:30 AM

It's not just Chickenjoy: Jollibee is also selling cakes, burgers, pho, and now, more coffee. Can it brew Coffee Bean back to profit?

Stocks to Watch: Waiting game for infrastructure

Jul 22, 2019 - 9:30 AM

The infrastructure boom is not quite here yet, and that may be good for patient investors

Stocks to Watch: 3 property stocks to consider buying

Jul 15, 2019 - 9:30 AM

Buy, sell, or hold? Rappler's very first weekly stock outlook looks at 3 property companies, as the sector appears set for greater heights.

Rice stocks increase to 2.598 million MT in June 2019

Jul 11, 2019 - 9:40 PM

The Philippines' rice stocks as of June 1 are deemed sufficient for 81 days

Farmers in North of Manila were looking forward to a good harvest this year . Pangasinan is the country’s third biggest rice producer, next to Nueva Ecija and Isabela provinces. But Farmers here was worried Price of palay.Photos by Mau Victa/Rappler

Philippine stocks tumble as U.S.-China trade war heats up

May 14, 2019 - 5:20 PM

Analysts say the 2019 elections should have lifted Philippine stocks, but external factors caused a sell-off

Rice stocks hit 2.63 million metric tons in April 2019

May 13, 2019 - 5:35 PM

Household stocks still contribute the biggest share to the Philippines' total rice inventory despite a 14.4% drop from a year ago

Farmers in North of Manila were looking forward to a good harvest this year . Pangasinan is the country’s third biggest rice producer, next to Nueva Ecija and Isabela provinces. But Farmers here was worried Price of palay.Photos by Mau Victa/Rappler

Rice inventory grows to 2.22 million MT in March

Apr 10, 2019 - 4:15 PM

Rice stocks are still increasing from a year ago despite the weak El Niño causing damage to crops early this year

Musuan Field - rice fields near Musuan Peak in Valencia Bukidnon. the Department of Agriculture has reported 8 million pesos losses in Rice farms in Bukidnon as a weak El Niño affects much of Northern Mindanao. the effect of the weather phenomena is expected to last until August this year. warmer ocean temperature results in way below average rainfall across the Philippines. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

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

BPI posts flat net income of P6.25 billion in Q1 2018

May 07, 2018 - 5:30 PM

The listed Ayala-led lender remains less exposed to interest rate risk, as its holding in securities only increased by 2.3% to P309.95 billion from January to March this year

FLATTISH PERFORMANCE. Net income of BPI, the Philippines' 3rd largest bank in terms of assets, remains unchanged in the first quarter of 2018, from the P6.25 billion recorded in the comparable period a year ago. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Landbank offers Philippine Stock Exchange P472M for PDSHC stake

Apr 29, 2018 - 11:35 PM

The state-run bank takes another stab at gaining control of the country's bond trading market

Philippine stocks log biggest single-day price drop in over a year

Feb 05, 2018 - 7:45 PM

Wall Street and Asian markets wobble, dragging Philippine stocks on Monday, February 5

BIG DROP. The bellwether Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) on Monday, February 5 ends at 8,616 points, 2.21% or 194.75 points lower than that of Friday, February 2. Rappler file photo

Philippine stocks break 8,700 level to open 2018

Jan 03, 2018 - 4:30 PM

(UPDATED) Investors remain upbeat even as the 20% hike in stock transaction tax takes effect at the local bourse

Philippine stocks hit fresh all-time high on 2017's last trading day

Dec 29, 2017 - 7:44 PM

This is the 14th time the main index closed at an all-time high this 2017. For the year alone, the Philippine Stock Exchange index gained 25.1%.

ALL-TIME HIGH. The executives of Philippine Stock Exchange on Friday, December 29 celebrate last trading day of 2017. Photo from PSE Corporate Communications

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

Robinsons Retail Holdings to replace EDC on PSEi

Sep 26, 2017 - 5:00 PM

This comes as the soon-to-be delisted EDC's public float drops below the 12% minimum requirement

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

SM wants to buy into Goldilocks

Aug 29, 2017 - 1:40 PM

The conglomerate of Henry Sy Sr the country s richest man is in preliminary talks with Goldilocks the country s largest bakeshop chain for a potential investment

NEW PROSPECT. The country's largest mall developer plans to acquire shares in Goldilocks Bakeshop. Photo from Wikipedia commons

PSE plans to offer more shares to bring PDS merger closer

Aug 02, 2017 - 9:51 PM

The operator of the country’s stock exchange also announces a net income drop of 7 to P345 15 million for the 1st half of this year

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

New PSE president to focus on PDS merger, lowering broker ownership

May 08, 2017 - 11:15 AM

Ramon Monzon says the Philippine Stock Exchange wants the long planned merger between the country s securities and bond markets to happen by July

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 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

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

Nasdaq expands in PH, opens new BGC headquarters

May 04, 2016 - 8:15 PM

The operator of the world s second largest stock exchange is looking at hiring nearly 160 more IT employees by next year

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

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

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.

PSE to raise P1.15B for PH dealing system funding

May 28, 2015 - 5:06 PM

The local bourse is eyeing to acquire 100 interest in the operator of the country’s markets for fixed income securities and foreign exchange

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

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

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 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

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

For stock investors on the go: PSE disclosure app

Mar 24, 2014 - 10:58 AM

The Philippine Stock Exchange launches an app that allows stock market investors to view disclosures of listed companies real time

NOW MOBILE. The Philippine Stock Exchange launches the mobile app version of its Edge dislcosure system for stock market investors

Stock market myths: What keeps you from investing

Mar 17, 2014 - 12:21 PM

The stock market allows you to be part of the growing economy Don t let these misconceptions hold you back

SCARED TO INVEST? There are misconceptions preventing people from investing in stocks. Photo by AFP