PHStocks Exclusive: 50 Top-performing Stocks for 2013

The Philippine stock market had a heck of a ride in 2013. The year started with a record high 5,860.99 points (2 January), following 2012’s ender at 5,812.73 (28 December 2012). What followed were historic high upon historic high finishes for the Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi). Things get even more interesting as the country […]
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Foreign Portfolio Investments Yield Net Inflows in July

Transactions for portfolio investments of non-residents for July yielded net inflows of $895 million, reflecting a major turnaround from the $23 million net outflows recorded in June, as investors reacted to the US Federal Reserve’s decision to maintain its quantitative easing (QE) program until economic recovery in the United States is sustained, according to the […]
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BLOG: How’s It Gonna Be?

As of this writing (11:55pm, Wednesday, Singapore Time), U.S. stock indices continue their growth, even if the first quarter economic growth in the country was trimmed to 1.8% from the initial estimates of 2.4%. (BUT, GROWTH NONETHELESS) Dow Jones is currently up by 0.54%; the S&P 500 is up by 0.55%; and NASDAQ is up […]
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BLOG: Herd Mentality? Fear? What About Tomorrow?

Last week was a bust. The PSE index ended the week 2.28% or 144.5pts lower at 6,182.17 – amid investors’ continued over-reaction to the Fed’s announcement that it may consider tapering of its stimulus program by the end of the year. This week, we’ve just seen the PSEi yesterday fell nearly 20% from its highs […]
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PH Stocks Crash on QE News

Makati—(PHStocks)—Philippine stocks took a beating Thursday, 20 June, as investors over-reacted to news about the US Fed’s plans for its ongoing quantitative easing (QE) program. The Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) index fell by 2.86% or 186.53pts to close today’s trading at 6,326.67 – wiping its gains during the last rally. The rest of the markets […]
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BLOG: Do We Really Have the Fundamentals?

Over the past week, we have seen our local stock market “bleed” profusely trading day after trading day. Of course, the main reason for the massive decline is that foreign investors have been taking out their money out of the equities market in emerging (or developing) regions in Asia because of fears—caused by the frenzy […]
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