Stocks rise on jobs data, S&P 500 ends week with solid gain

Stocks rise on jobs data, S&P 500 ends week with solid gain

NEW YORK  — Stocks closed broadly higher on Wall Street Thursday as investors welcomed a report showing the U.S. job market continues to climb out of the crater created by the coronavirus pandemic. FILE – In this Tuesday, March 10, 2020, file photo, specialists James Denaro, left, and Mario Picone work on the floor of […]
PSEi posts slight gain | Inquirer Business

PSEi posts slight gain | Inquirer Business

The local stock barometer en­ded a tad higher on Wednesday, aided by large foreign inflows related to private equity firm KKR’s fresh investment in First Gen Corp. The main-share Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) added 1.99 points or 0.03 percent to close at...
PSEi posts slight gain | Inquirer Business

PSEi manages to squeak out gain from sluggish trade

The local stock barometer gained on selective buying of large-cap stocks on Thursday but trading volume was thin against the backdrop of sluggish US and regional markets. With the government’s announcement placing parts of the country, including Metro Manila, under a...