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Stocks fall to 4-week low ahead of BSP rate meeting

The stock market went on a tailspin again yesterday, with the index falling back to the 6,800 level not seen since Oct. 11, as investors remained cautious ahead of the policy meeting of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) on Thursday......»»

Category: financeSource: philstar philstarNov 13th, 2018

Stocks fall on rate concerns ahead of BSP meeting

THE stock market fell 2.2 percent in early trading on Monday as investors sold off positions ahead of a possible interest rate adjustment when the Monetary Board, the policymaking body of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), meets later this week. The benchmark Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) fell 168.12 points or 2.23 percent to pause at [...] The post Stocks fall on rate concerns ahead of BSP meeting appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJun 18th, 2018

Stocks fall further on US-China trade tensions

LOCAL equities slumped further to the 7,200 level in early trade on worries over the escalating trade war between the US and China and ahead of the upcoming Monetary Board (MB) meeting of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) this week. At the midday break, the Philippine Stock Exchange index was down 128.20 points or [...] The post Stocks fall further on US-China trade tensions appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsJun 19th, 2018

Stock Market: Stocks to remain weak ahead of FOMC meeting

STOCKS may move sideways this week with a downward bias as investors wait for the US Federal Reserve meeting, where a rate hike is almost certain, to get a clearer view of the central bank's pulse on the US economy......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMar 12th, 2017

Stock Market: Stocks to move sideways ahead of Fed meeting

LOCAL STOCKS are expected to trade sideways this week as investors stay on the sidelines ahead of an expected interest rate hike by the US Federal Reserve......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsDec 4th, 2016

Asian stocks gain before China data, Europe rate meeting

SEOUL, South Korea — Asian stock markets rose Tuesday ahead of China's release of quarterly growth data and a policy meeting of the European Central Bank later in the week......»»

Category: newsSource:  mb.com.phRelated NewsOct 18th, 2016

Late buying spurs rise in share prices

The stock market saw last minute buying yesterday which allowed the benchmark Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) to close higher by 0.5 percent, or 37.16 points, to finish at 7,488.24 ahead of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas’ policy rate setting meeting next week......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 12th, 2018

Market holds out as BSP moves to temper inflation

Philippine stocks gained on Monday, albeit on thin volume, ahead of a Monetary Board policy meeting later this week that could see the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) raise interest rates anew. A.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsSep 25th, 2018

Stocks fall flat ahead of inflation data

The stock market ended practically flat yesterday, closing just 2.08 points or 0.02 percent lower to 7,817.31 as investors stayed on the sidelines ahead of the release of the latest inflation and interest rate data......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 6th, 2018

Asia stocks open lower on fears over US growth

Tokyo — Asian markets opened lower Monday, following Wall Street’s downbeat finish last week on fears that US economic growth has peaked, and with investors watching the Bank of Japan’s meeting. On Friday, data showed the US economy expanded at an annual rate of 4.1 percent in the second quarter, matching analyst expectations. The rise […] The post Asia stocks open lower on fears over US growth appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJul 30th, 2018

T-bonds award halved as BTr caps rate at 7%

The Bureau of the Treasury yesterday cut the accepted bids for reissued 20-year Treasury bonds amid rising interest rates ahead of the Monetary Board’s meeting this week......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 20th, 2018

PH stocks down as jitters return

  The local stock index slipped on Thursday as bond jitters returned to spook global markets ahead of a closely watched local monetary setting meeting. The main-share Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) shed 22.48 points or 0.26 percent to close at 8,645.08, tracking the overnight slump on Wall Street. After the day's closing, the inflation-targeting Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas announced that it had kept key interest rates unchanged despite the spike in the January inflation rate. However, it raised inflation forecasts this year and next year to 4.3 percent and 3.5 percent, respectively, from 3.4 percent and 3.2 percent. Looking forward, Papa Securities said th...Keep on reading: PH stocks down as jitters return.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 8th, 2018

Asian stocks fall after Wall Street losses

Asian stock markets declined after U.S. tech stocks fell and China reported stronger manufacturing as investors looked ahead to a key OPEC meeting. #BeFullyInformed Asian stocks fall after Wall Street losses Asian stock markets declined Thursday after U.S. tech stocks fell and China reported stronger manufacturing as investors looked ahead to a key OPEC meeting.… link: Asian stocks fall after Wall Street losses.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsNov 30th, 2017

Stock Market: PHL shares post gains ahead of Fed rate decision

STOCKS swung from losses to gains in the first two days of the shortened trading week as investors await strong catalysts ahead of news on the direction of interest rates in the US......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJun 14th, 2017

Stock Market: Stocks fall in weak session ahead of GDP data

STOCKS opened the week on a weak note, extending Friday's losses as investors opted to stay on the sidelines ahead of Thursday's release of first quarter economic data......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 15th, 2017

Stock Market: Earnings to drive market ahead of Fed meeting

AFTER A listless trading week, local equities are seen scrambling in the next few days to find a stable support base from earnings reports and economic data until an expected rate hike by the US Federal Reserve......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMar 5th, 2017

Stock Market: Stocks to trade sideways ahead of Fed meeting

STOCKS may continue trading sideways until investors return from their break in celebration of the Lunar New Year although the release of the fourth-quarter results of local companies should provide an upside ahead of the US Federal Reserve's meeting this week......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJan 29th, 2017

Stock Market: Stocks plunge as markets eye Fed policy meeting

STOCKS slumped to start the week ahead of the US Federal Reserve meeting, where policy makers are almost certain to raise interest rates......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsDec 12th, 2016

Stock Market: PSE index likely to stay above 7,000 ahead of Fed

THE MAIN INDEX is seen to continue hovering within the 7,000 level this week, although investors will still trade more cautiously ahead of the Federal Reserve meeting, with markets almost certain of an interest rate increase as the US economy continues to.....»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsDec 11th, 2016

Stock Market: Stocks to slide further ahead of policy meetings

THE BENCHMARK INDEX may continue sliding towards the 7,300 line this week, as investors keep a close watch on central banks, particularly the Federal Reserve that will decide on what could be the second rate hike in the United States since the recession......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsSep 18th, 2016

Asia stocks up as weak data hurt Fed hike chances

Asian stocks firmed on Thursday after weak U.S. data reduced the already low chance of an interest rate increase by the Federal Reserve at next week's meeting, sending the Treasury yield curve surging to its steepest level in 2-1/2 months......»»

Category: newsSource:  mb.com.phRelated NewsSep 16th, 2016