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Hong Kong stocks fall 1.20% by lunch

A Malaysian activist holds an iPad tablet computer showing words "I support Hong Kong" during a rally in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. AP

Hong Kong slipped 1.20 percent Tuesday morning as a pro-democracy demonstration that has shut down sections of the financial hub moved into a third day.

Posted: September 30th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Markets closed due to bad weather

Rescuers use a rubber dinghy to rescue trapped residents after heavy monsoon rains spawned by tropical storm Fung-Wong (local name, Mario) flooded Marikina city, east of Manila, Philippines and most parts of the metropolis Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. AP

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Financial markets in the Philippines were shut down yesterday due to inclement weather brought by Tropical Storm “Mario,” which flooded many parts of the National Capital Region and nearby areas.

Posted: September 20th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Headlines,Inquirer Features | Read More »

PH braces for EU quantitative easing

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Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas.  INQUIRER.net file photo

European monetary authorities recently reduced interest rates further and announced a new monetary stimulus package as it sought to reignite the continent’s economy.

Posted: September 6th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest Business Stories | Read More »

US stocks drift higher; S&P 500 holds on to 2,000

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Even in a daylong sideways drift, the Standard & Poor’s 500 index managed to eke out its third record close in three days. US stocks ended essentially flat on Wednesday after spending much of the day wavering between tiny gains and losses. The S&P 500 notched a gain of one-tenth of a point over the […]

Posted: August 28th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Business Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

‘Glenda’ shuts down financial markets

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Traffic less Ayala Avenue in Makati City at the height of Supertyphoon Glenda.
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Bank operations and financial markets ground to a halt Wednesday as Metro Manila took a direct hit from Typhoon “Glenda,” (international name: Rammasun) the first major storm to tear through the country this year.

Posted: July 17th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

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