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PSEi rises on US economic data

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he local stock index returned to positive territory on Tuesday on the back of upbeat US economic data.

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

PSEi rises over upbeat US consumer report

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The local stock barometer rose slightly on Wednesday as most regional markets were lifted by an upbeat US consumer confidence report.

Posted: March 26th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Hot money outflows recorded for third consecutive month

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Net outflows in foreign portfolio investments were recorded for the third consecutive month in February as global fund managers continued to dump assets from emerging markets like the Philippines.

Posted: March 13th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

PSEi rises on reports US Federal Reserve may sustain stimulus

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The local stock barometer surged on Monday as a soft US jobs data boosted hopes for a sustained monetary stimulus by the US Federal Reserve.

Posted: January 13th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

World stocks muted on Fed tapering outlook

The news conference of Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke appears on a television screen at a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013. The Federal Reserve has decided to reduce its stimulus for the U.S. economy because the job market has shown steady improvement. The Fed will trim its $85 billion a month in bond purchases by $10 billion starting in January. AP

World stock markets were muted Thursday amid concern an improved U.S. economy might prompt the Federal Reserve to reduce its stimulus faster than previously expected.

Posted: January 9th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

US dollar trade near five-year high against yen

The Philippines prepaid more foreign debts in 2013 than the year before, thus causing its outstanding obligations to non-Filipino creditors to decline. AP FILE PHOTO

The US dollar traded near a five-year high against the yen in thin Asian trade Thursday as investors began the new year with renewed optimism about the US economy.

Posted: January 2nd, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

PH stock market’s gains wiped out by fears of US stimulus tapering

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The local stock market gave up all gains seen earlier in 2013 as jitters over the US Federal Reserve’s tapering of monetary stimulus pushed stocks deeper into bear territory.

Posted: December 12th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

US added surprisingly strong 204,000 jobs in October

Job applicants arrive for an internship job fair held by the Miami Marlins, at Marlins Park in Miami. The government issues the October jobs report, on Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, which had been delayed a week because of the government shutdown. AP

The U.S. economy added 204,000 jobs in October, an unexpected burst of hiring in a month when the government was partly shut down for 16 days. And far more jobs were added in August and September than previously thought.

Posted: November 9th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

PH stock index slightly up as investors await US jobs data

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The local stock barometer rose slightly firmed up on Tuesday but gains were capped by caution over an upcoming US jobs data that might influence the timing of US Federal Reserve’s tapering of easy money policy.

Posted: October 22nd, 2013 in Latest Business Stories,Stocks | Read More »

World finance officials focus on global risks

Governor of the Banque de France Christian Noyer speaks in a news conference during the World Bank/IMF Annual Meetings at IMF headquarters, Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, in Washington. World finance officials prepared to wrap up three days of meetings in Washington, where fretting about the risk of an unprecedented U.S. debt default overshadowed myriad worries about a shaky global economic recovery. AP

World finance officials pledged on Saturday to deal with new risks to the global recovery while they kept up pressure on the United States to address the biggest threat of all — a market-rattling default on U.S. debt.

Posted: October 13th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Computer upgrades cut US jobless claims to 292K

In this Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013, file photo, applicants listen to a speaker's bull horn instructions for attending a combined Metropolitan Transportation Authority and Harlem Week job and career fair at Columbia University in New York. The Labor Department reports the number of Americans who applied for unemployment benefits for the second week of September on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013. AP

The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits plummeted last week by 31,000 to a seasonally adjusted 292,000. But the drop was mostly because of technical issues in two states that delayed the processing of applications.

Posted: September 12th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Global stock markets drift ahead of Fed statement

In this Monday, July 29, 2013, file photo, Trader Kevin Coulter, center, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Global stock markets drifted Wednesday July 31, 2013 as investors waited for the Federal Reserve's latest assessment of the U.S. economy. AP

Global stock markets drifted Wednesday as investors waited for the Federal Reserve’s latest assessment of the U.S. economy.

Posted: July 31st, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

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