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USA+ vs OPEC+
by Wilson Sy - November 29, 2021 - 12:00am
Last week, the US made an important announcement. It will release oil from its strategic petroleum reserve.
Strong dollar, strong peso
by Wilson Sy - November 22, 2021 - 12:00am
The US dollar surged to its highest level in 16 months as investors weighed in on the possible Fed tightening as early as mid-2022.
Climbing a wall of worry
by Wilson Sy - November 15, 2021 - 12:00am
Last Monday, Nov. 8, the four major US indices all closed at fresh record highs, with the S&P at 4,702, the Dow at 36,432, the Nasdaq at 15,982, and the Russell 2000 at 2,443.
Dovish taper
by Wilson Sy - November 8, 2021 - 12:00am
Last week, the Fed announced that it would start tapering its bond purchases. Despite elevated inflation, Fed chair Jerome Powell stressed that there would be no interest rate hikes yet.
Oil prices hit 7-year high
by Wilson Sy - November 1, 2021 - 12:00am
In a previous article, we wrote about the worst energy crunch the world has faced in decades.
Team Transitory
by Wilson Sy - October 25, 2021 - 12:00am
Inflation has moved higher across many countries amid a global reopening, supply bottlenecks, a worldwide energy crunch, higher oil prices, and surging commodity prices.
Red to green
by Wilson Sy - October 18, 2021 - 12:00am
After being in the red through most of the year, the Philippine stock market finally turned green.
Energy crunch
by Wilson Sy - October 11, 2021 - 12:00am
The world is facing the worst power crunch in decades.
Worst monthly drop since COVID outbreak
by Wilson Sy - October 4, 2021 - 12:00am
Global stock markets slumped in September, posting the worst monthly decline since the COVID pandemic.
Evergrande
by Wilson Sy - September 27, 2021 - 12:00am
Just when people thought that the turmoil in China was about to quiet down, the country shocked the world yet again. China came out with new regulations on the gaming sector.
Banker extraordinaire
by Wilson Sy - September 20, 2021 - 12:00am
Last Sept. 16, Ramon Sy, one of Philequity’s directors, passed away. Ramon was an extraordinary banker who was revered by his peers and loved by his employees.
Radical reforms in China
by Wilson Sy - September 13, 2021 - 12:00am
Who would have thought that a government could impose a ban on online games for children during weekdays?
Taper without tantrum
by Wilson Sy - September 6, 2021 - 12:00am
US stocks continued to make record highs last week. This was driven by the speech of Fed chairman Jerome Powell on Aug. 27 at Jackson Hole.
Common prosperity
by Wilson Sy - August 30, 2021 - 12:00am
US stocks climbed to new all-time highs last Friday following the Jackson Hole speech of Fed chairman Jerome Powell.
Crude oil turns bearish
by Wilson Sy - August 23, 2021 - 12:00am
Due to concerns of a slowing global growth and a stronger US dollar, crude oil registered its biggest weekly decline since November 2020.WTI crude price dropped 9.2 percent for the week, closing at $62.14 per b...
Is gold losing its luster?
by Wilson Sy - August 16, 2021 - 12:00am
Gold, a haven during the early days of the pandemic and one of the best assets to own in 2020, is the second-worst performer in the Bloomberg Commodity Index for 2021.
Olympic and economic rivals
by Wilson Sy - August 9, 2021 - 12:00am
Since1996, only two countries have dominated the medal rankings of every Summer Olympics held: the United States and China.
China crackdown
by Wilson Sy - August 2, 2021 - 12:00am
Last week, China unleashed a series of stunning and wide-reaching regulatory actions.
Weak Asian currencies
by Wilson Sy - July 26, 2021 - 12:00am
Investors have shown concern over the weakness of the Philippine peso in the past weeks.
Remittances to help stabilize the peso
by Wilson Sy - July 19, 2021 - 12:00am
In our column article last week, we discussed the weakness of the Philippine peso and its recent breach of 50.
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