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A truce
by Wilson Sy - October 14, 2019 - 12:00am
Fund managers and traders were all glued to their TVs and mobile phones as they monitored developments heading into the Oct. 10 and 11 meetings between the US and China.
A fight for love and glory
by Wilson Sy - October 7, 2019 - 12:00am
In a recent article (A tweet is just a tweet, Sept. 16), we used parts of the song “As time goes by” to describe the US-China trade war. On the surface, the US-China conflict appears to be a tariff battle....
Lower oil prices — bullish for the Philippines
by Wilson Sy - September 30, 2019 - 12:00am
In our article three weeks ago, we cited lower crude oil prices as one of the key reasons to remain bullish on the Philippines (see Bullish on the Philippines, Sept. 9).
A tweet is just a tweet
by Wilson Sy - September 16, 2019 - 12:00am
Global markets experienced heightened volatility due to the escalation of the US-China trade war amid a global economic slowdown.
Bullish on the Philippines
by Wilson Sy - September 9, 2019 - 12:00am
We had three excellent speakers in Philequity’s investor briefing last Sept. 2. David Leechiu of Leechiu Property Consultants presented his insights on the country’s real estate market.
US-China trade war affects Phl peso
by Wilson Sy - September 2, 2019 - 12:00am
The Philippine peso, one of the more resilient Asian currencies this year, fell sharply against the US dollar last month as the US-China trade war escalated.
From friend to enemy
by Wilson Sy - August 26, 2019 - 12:00am
Last Friday, the Dow dropped 623 points and the S&P 500 plunged 2.6 percent as US-China trade negotiations morphed into an all-out war.
Protests, political upheavals, and inversions
by Wilson Sy - August 19, 2019 - 12:00am
Last Monday, Hong Kong airport was locked down when it was overrun by protesters.
Has the currency war begun?
by Wilson Sy - August 12, 2019 - 12:00am
Last week, the People’s Bank of China (PBOC) allowed the yuan to weaken past the CNY 7.00 to $1 level for the first time since 2008.
First cut
by Wilson Sy - August 5, 2019 - 12:00am
Last week, we had the most anticipated financial event of 2019 – the US Federal Reserve’s July policy meeting.
Natural selection
by Wilson Sy - July 29, 2019 - 12:00am
I just came back from a tour of the Galapagos Islands.
Is the US-China trade war morphing into a currency war?
by Wilson Sy - July 15, 2019 - 12:00am
In recent weeks, President Trump has become more vocal about the issue that the US dollar’s strength is putting the US at a disadvantage.
The art of brinkmanship
by Wilson Sy - July 8, 2019 - 12:00am
The Philequity board meeting last June 29 coincided with a crucial one-on-one meeting between Trump and Xi at the G-20 summit. The most-awaited private talk was scheduled at 11:30 a.m., Tokyo time.
Taipans buy back their own companies
by Wilson Sy - July 1, 2019 - 12:00am
Last week, we witnessed two of the country’s biggest taipans buy back their own companies through block sales.
Phl peso strong on dovish Fed
by Wilson Sy - June 24, 2019 - 12:00am
In last week’s article “Philippines- unintentional beneficiary of the US-China trade war” – June 17, we discussed how the Philippine stock market and the peso have unintentionally benefitted...
Philippines — unintentional beneficiary of the US-China trade war
by Wilson Sy - June 17, 2019 - 12:00am
Conventional wisdom would have us believe that the US-China trade war is negative for all countries, including the Philippines.
Will Trump murder the 10-year bull market?
by Wilson Sy - June 10, 2019 - 12:00am
Since Trump’s May 5 tweet, markets were buffeted by sharp downturns and spikes in volatility. Hope turned to despair as negotiations with China broke down, prompting Trump to implement sweeping tariffs.
Tweets, twists and turns
by Wilson Sy - May 20, 2019 - 12:00am
Since Trump’s tweet on May 5 announcing an increase in tariffs on Chinese products, equity investors have been taken on a rollercoaster ride (see Deal or No Deal?, May 13).
Deal or no deal?
by Wilson Sy - May 13, 2019 - 12:00am
After touting “constructive” talks and “narrowing of differences” between the US and China regarding trade, Trump threw a curveball with his Sunday night tweets.
And now the good news
by Wilson Sy - May 6, 2019 - 12:00am
After enduring a water crisis, a power shortage, and a budget impasse, investors cheered as the country received good news last week.
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