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Stocks down on profit-taking

After a four-day run-up, the local stock barometer took a breather Wednesday as investors reassessed recent gains.

Posted: April 24th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

Positive sentiment lifts PH stocks

The local stock barometer retested the 6,800 level on Tuesday before paring gains, riding on strong sentiment from foreign investors.

Posted: April 23rd, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

Investing in stocks or stock funds

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QUESTION: I am ready to start investing and I would like to invest in equities. Is it better to invest in stocks directly or through pooled stock funds like UITF or mutual funds? —Name withheld per request, asked via e-mail

Posted: April 23rd, 2014 in Columnists,Inquirer Columns,Personal Finance | Read More »

PSEi retests 6,800 level

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The local stock index retested the 6,800 level on Tuesday before paring gains, riding on strong sentiment from foreign investors.

Posted: April 22nd, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

PSEi hits 9-month high

The local stock market rallied sharply Monday to breach the 6,700 level and finish at its strongest level for this year on rosy first-quarter local corporate outlook.

Posted: April 22nd, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

‘Chinese Twitter’ firm Weibo to go public in US

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Sina Weibo, widely known as China’s version of Twitter, is to go public in the United States Thursday at a price below expectations after a recent sell-off in technology stocks.

Posted: April 17th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Asia stocks fail to match Wall Street gains

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Asian stock markets were mostly lower Thursday, with Japan’s Nikkei leading the retreat as investors locked in profits after a strong rally.

Posted: April 17th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

US stocks rise on Citi earnings, retail sales

In this April 11, 2014, photo, trader Anthony Carannante, left, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. A government report showing March retail sales notched their biggest increase in 18 months helped give US stocks a lift Monday, April 14. Better-than-expected results from Citigroup helped ease worries that first-quarter corporate earnings would be weak.  AP PHOTO/RICHARD DREW

US stocks rose decisively Monday after a solid earnings report from Citigroup and encouraging retail sales data, reversing course after deep losses late last week.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Asian shares mixed after fresh Wall St. losses

A man walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo Friday morning, April 11, 2014. Asia's markets were mixed on Monday, April 14, following another heavy sell-off on Wall Street while concerns over the crisis in Ukraine resurfaced.  AP PHOTO/KOJI SASAHARA

Asia’s markets were mixed on Monday following another heavy sell-off on Wall Street while concerns over the crisis in Ukraine resurfaced.

Posted: April 14th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Slow trading seen

Local stocks are seen to falter this shortened trading week ahead of a long holiday break in observance of the Holy Week.

Posted: April 14th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

Biz Buzz: Winning streak

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They say good things come in pairs or threes but the transportation department—which is the one agency now that needs a positive lift as Metro Manila commuters simmer on MRT’s woes—has been defying those averages.

Posted: April 14th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Tech stocks lead market rout; Nasdaq plunges 3.1%

Trader Peter Tuchman, right, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday, April 10, 2014. Anxiety about pricey technology stocks returned with a vengeance to Wall Street Thursday, sending the Nasdaq down more than 3.0 percent and sparking deep declines in the broader stock market.  AP PHOTO/RICHARD DREW

Anxiety about pricey technology stocks returned with a vengeance to Wall Street Thursday, sending the Nasdaq down more than 3.0 percent and sparking deep declines in the broader stock market.

Posted: April 11th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

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