Philequity Corner
PSE index-world’s best last week
by Wilson Sy - October 26, 2020 - 12:00am
The PSEi surged 9.9 percent last week after being an underperformer since the start of the pandemic.
Blue or red
by Wilson Sy - October 19, 2020 - 12:00am
The US presidential election is just two weeks away and its result can have major consequences globally.
Mining revival
by Wilson Sy - October 12, 2020 - 12:00am
“The government is pushing for the revival of the mining industry,” Finance Sec. Carlos Dominguez announced last week.
Philippine peso, Chinese yuan: Best quarter in a decade
by Wilson Sy - October 5, 2020 - 12:00am
The Chinese yuan and the Philippine peso are two of the strongest currencies in Asia this year.
Waves
by Wilson Sy - September 28, 2020 - 12:00am
Global stock markets experienced heightened volatility as the corrective phase continued.
Upward pressure on the peso
by Wilson Sy - September 21, 2020 - 12:00am
The Philippine peso strengthened 0.3 percent last week to close at 48.395 vs. the US dollar. This is the highest level for the peso since November 2016.
Fastest Nasdaq correction
by Wilson Sy - September 14, 2020 - 12:00am
Last Sept. 3, the US tech sector’s blistering run to new all-time highs came to a screeching halt.
Strong peso - good or bad?
by Wilson Sy - September 7, 2020 - 12:00am
Last week, the Philippine Chamber of Commerce urged the government to review the Philippine peso’s steady appreciation.
Philippine peso, a standout in Asia
by Wilson Sy - August 31, 2020 - 12:00am
Despite the continuing rise of COVID-19 cases and the weakening economy, the Philippine peso remains strong.
A new bull
by Wilson Sy - August 24, 2020 - 12:00am
Last week, the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq both made new all-time highs.
Race for a vaccine
by Wilson Sy - August 17, 2020 - 12:00am
The PSEi rose four percent last week on the back of the government’s announcement of its partnership with Russia for the clinical trial of Gamaleya’s coronavirus vaccine. This came after Russian President...
Gold at historic highs
by Wilson Sy - August 10, 2020 - 12:00am
Many events this year are unprecedented. We have the worst pandemic in the last 100 years, the deepest economic recession since World War II, the sharpest bear market decline, the biggest global monetary and fiscal...
Strong peso continues
by Wilson Sy - August 3, 2020 - 12:00am
The Philippines’ healthy fiscal position and the prudent measures by our country’s economic managers kept the Philippine peso strong throughout this pandemic.
US dollar: On the cusp of a multi-year decline
by Wilson Sy - July 27, 2020 - 12:00am
Last week, the US dollar continued its descent. The trade-weighted US dollar index declined to a 22-month low, closing at 94.35. This has largely been attributed to the rise of the euro which makes up 58 percent...
Is it a strong peso or a weak dollar?
by Wilson Sy - July 20, 2020 - 12:00am
In last week’s article, we showed how the Philippine peso and the Chinese yuan strengthened against the US dollar.
Breaking 50 leads to stronger peso
by Wilson Sy - July 13, 2020 - 12:00am
People are perplexed why the Philippine peso is the strongest currency in Asia year-to-date while COVID-19 cases are still rising, OFWs are returning, and foreign selling continues at the PSE.
COVID cases rising, economy worsening – why are stocks going up?
by Wilson Sy - July 6, 2020 - 12:00am
In the past weeks, we saw a slew of bad news.
Pandemic sparks gold rush
by Wilson Sy - June 29, 2020 - 12:00am
Amid the gloomy economic outlook and uncertainty brought by the coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19 pandemic, one asset class that emerged a clear winner is gold.
Robinhood traders
by Wilson Sy - June 22, 2020 - 12:00am
The evolution of the coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19 into a pandemic has resulted in many unprecedented developments for the global economy and the stock market. Among the unique phenomena that occurred during...
Longest, shortest, sharpest
by Wilson Sy - June 15, 2020 - 12:00am
The year 2020 will be remembered as a life-changing year for everyone.
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