Philequity Corner
China fights back
by Wilson Sy - June 21, 2021 - 12:00am
Commodities fell sharply last week after China took measures to fight back against soaring prices.
Oil prices continue to surge
by Wilson Sy - June 14, 2021 - 12:00am
In previous articles, we wrote that a significant risk to the Philippine economy and stock market are rising oil prices and inflation.
PSEi’s stunning recovery continues
by Wilson Sy - June 7, 2021 - 12:00am
Last week, we wrote about the possible reversal in Philippine stocks coinciding with the “super blood moon eclipse.”
Improved sentiment signals PSEi reversal
by Wilson Sy - May 31, 2021 - 12:00am
In our previous article, we concluded that the vaccine rollout is the catalyst that will turn the tide for Philippine capital markets and the economy (see Improving Vaccine Rollout, May 24).
Improving vaccine rollout
by Wilson Sy - May 24, 2021 - 12:00am
As of Friday’s closing, the benchmark PSEi is down 13.2 percent YTD, making it the worst performing stock market in Asia.
Peso strongest in four years
by Wilson Sy - May 17, 2021 - 12:00am
The Philippine peso advanced to its strongest level in more than four years after exports revenues grew at their fastest pace in a decade.
Pork, sugar and corn
by Wilson Sy - May 10, 2021 - 12:00am
We have written about oil, gold, and industrial metals in past articles. Let us now look at agricultural or soft commodities.
Bringing food to the table
by Antonio R. Samson - May 3, 2021 - 12:00am
Investment analysis isn’t always about where the market is headed. Sometimes we need to go micro and look at coping mechanisms in these pandemic times at the company level.
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.
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