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Philippine peso steady as EM currencies weaken
by Wilson Sy - April 26, 2021 - 12:00am
The Philippine peso is a standout among emerging market currencies this year. While many EM currencies weakened significantly against the US dollar on the back of rising US interest rates, the peso has been sta...
Mining boost
by Wilson Sy - April 19, 2021 - 12:00am
In a bold move last week, President Duterte signed Executive Order 130 to officially lift the moratorium on new mining projects.
by Wilson Sy - April 12, 2021 - 12:00am
Many countries around the world, including the Philippines, reverted back to lockdowns in order to arrest a new wave of coronavirus infections.
Race against time
by Wilson Sy - April 5, 2021 - 12:00am
One year after the first lockdown, the Philippines is once again facing a surge in COVID-19 cases.
Dr. Copper
by Wilson Sy - March 29, 2021 - 12:00am
A combination of vaccination rollouts, global re-openings, and the worldwide push for decarbonization pushed copper prices to their highest in 10 years.
Lockdown — one year after
by Wilson Sy - March 22, 2021 - 12:00am
Last week, the country’s coronavirus lockdown turned one year old.
Strong dollar again?
by Wilson Sy - March 15, 2021 - 12:00am
In a previous article, we said that US bond yields have spiked due to the country’s vaccine rollout acceleration, optimism over improving economic growth, rising inflation expectations, and the expected passage...
Doctors to the rescue
by Wilson Sy - March 8, 2021 - 12:00am
Our country finally commenced its vaccine rollout last week. Initially, there was low acceptance of Sinovac for various reasons.
Flash spike
by Wilson Sy - March 1, 2021 - 12:00am
In our presentations, we have been emphasizing that one of the major risks to the global equities market is a sudden and sharp spike in bond yields.
Peso hits turning point at 48
by Wilson Sy - February 22, 2021 - 12:00am
Three weeks ago, we wrote about the peso’s volatility dropping to 20-year lows.
Reddit army targets silver
by Wilson Sy - February 15, 2021 - 12:00am
The dramatic rise of online retail trading is changing the market landscape.
Robinhood rattles markets
by Wilson Sy - February 8, 2021 - 12:00am
In the past two weeks, volatility spiked in the stock market.
Peso volatility slumps to 20-year lows
by Wilson Sy - February 1, 2021 - 12:00am
Most Asian currencies appreciated strongly against the US dollar since Biden’s electoral win, but the Philippine peso has remained stable.
Multi-year highs for industrial metals
by Wilson Sy - January 25, 2021 - 12:00am
Last week, we talked about crude oil as one of the primary beneficiaries of the unprecedented monetary and fiscal stimulus, the Biden electoral victory, the Democratic blue wave, and the discovery of the COVID-19...
Crude oil hits 11-months high
by Wilson Sy - January 18, 2021 - 12:00am
Georgia on my Mind
by Wilson Sy - January 11, 2021 - 12:00am
The title of this article is a song popularized by Ray Charles which was selected by Rolling Stone magazine as the 44th greatest song of all time.
Best of times, worst of times
by Wilson Sy - January 4, 2021 - 12:00am
The year 2020 was like no other. Many events that unfolded were unparalleled in history.
2020: 'The most bizarre year ever'
by Wilson Sy - December 28, 2020 - 12:00am
To say that 2020 is a strange and difficult year is an understatement.
Vaccine rollout
by Wilson Sy - December 21, 2020 - 12:00am
This year, we have written numerous articles on COVID-19, and its unprecedented impact on the economy and people’s lives.
The weak US dollar
by Wilson Sy - December 14, 2020 - 12:00am
Investors and readers have been asking us: Why is the peso is so strong? Indeed, it closed at 48.07 last week, its strongest level in five years.
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