Asian stocks gain after Fed keep US interest rates low

BEIJING  — Asian stocks advanced Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve left interest rates near zero to support a struggling economy. A currency trader walks near the screen showing the foreign exchange rate between U.S. dollar and South Korean won at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, July 30, 2020. Asian […]

Property stocks bomb in humdrum trade

The local stock barometer slipped in another thin tra­ding session on Friday as investors dumped large-cap stocks, especially property firms. The main-share Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) shed 58.91 points or 0.96 percent to close at 6,088.75 at the dawning of...