iShares MSCI Philippines ETF (EPHE) - NYSEARCA
  • Thu, May 19, 4:24 AM
    • The Philippine economy expanded 6.9% in the first quarter of this year, dislodging China as Asia's fastest growing country.
    • The GDP figure was bolstered by strong investment growth as well as higher construction and domestic consumption ahead of elections in May.
    • Incoming President Rodrigo Duterte has pledged to retain the economic priorities of the outgoing Aquino administration, policies that led to the nation's first investment-grade ratings and its best period of growth since the 1970s.
    • ETFs: EPHE
    | Thu, May 19, 4:24 AM
  • Tue, May 10, 4:41 AM
    • Maverick candidate Rodrigo Duterte has won the Philippine presidential elections, following the withdrawal of all his opponents.
    • His record as the crime-crushing mayor of the southern town of Davao, once notorious for its lawlessness, earned him the moniker "The Punisher" and appears to have resonated with voters.
    • Election officials noted there was record turnout at polling stations, with more than 81% of the 54M registered voters casting a ballot.
    • ETFs: EPHE
    | Tue, May 10, 4:41 AM | 1 Comment
  • Mon, May 9, 5:37 AM
    • Voting has begun in the Philippines in a hotly contested presidential election that's seen Rodrigo Duterte, the controversial mayor of Davao City, head to the front of the pack with his tough talk and incendiary rhetoric.
    • The political establishment has warned that years of solid economic growth is threatened and foreign governments have looked on with trepidation as the country is a key regional player in the South China Sea dispute with Beijing.
    • ETFs: EPHE
    | Mon, May 9, 5:37 AM
  • Aug. 24, 2015, 4:47 AM
    | Aug. 24, 2015, 4:47 AM | 21 Comments
  • Jul. 6, 2015, 3:07 AM
    • The Philippines has confirmed a second case of the deadly MERS virus, in a man who showed symptoms after traveling to Dubai and Saudi Arabia last month.
    • While isolated cases around Asia have cropped up in the past, South Korea has experienced the largest outbreak outside Saudi Arabia.
    • Nearly 180 Koreans have been infected and 27 have died from the virus over the past six weeks.
    • ETFs: EPHE
    | Jul. 6, 2015, 3:07 AM
  • May 7, 2015, 4:46 AM
    | May 7, 2015, 4:46 AM | 1 Comment
  • Dec. 31, 2014, 11:34 AM
    | Dec. 31, 2014, 11:34 AM
  • Jun. 19, 2014, 1:20 PM
    • The central bank boosted the rate on Special Deposit Accounts by 25bps to 2.25%, but held the benchmark overnight lending rate at 3.5%.
    • Inflation hit 4.5% in May, up from 2.6% a year ago and the highest in three years. The bank's in a tough spot as higher rates may be needed to cool inflation, but they - along with the fast-growing economy - could attract hot money flows into the country. Thus, the SDA rate was hiked to tighten liquidity, but the lending rate was held steady.
    • Analysts expect another 25 basis point rise in the SDA next month.
    • EPHE -1.1%
    | Jun. 19, 2014, 1:20 PM
  • May 23, 2014, 12:58 PM
    • Cnooc (CEO), the operator of the oil rig in disputed waters that’s stoking tension between Vietnam and China, says it is determined to finish drilling at the site.
    • Drilling in the South China sea is a business decision, Chairman Wang Yilin said at Cnooc's annual shareholder meeting, but he expects the operation there to be protected by the Chinese government.
    • The U.S. military commander in the Pacific is warning that the risk of a miscalculation that could trigger a wider conflict is high.
    • ETFs: FXI, VNM, EPHE, PGJ, GXC, FXP, YINN, YANG, MCHI, ASEA, XPP, YAO, GMF, YXI, CHXF, CHIE, EEMA, FCA, CN
    | May 23, 2014, 12:58 PM | 1 Comment
  • May 21, 2014, 10:51 AM
    • A day after the army declared martial law and stocks fell 1.1%, Thailand's SET index gained 0.6%, with Army Chief Prayuth Chan-Ocha pledging this is not a coup, and that military control will be short. There have been about a dozen coups in Thailand since a constitutional monarchy was set up in 1932.
    • THD, TTF
    • The Philippine Stock Exchange halted a 2-day rally and fell 1.8% following the weak session the U.S.
    • ETF: EPHE.
    • Indonesia bounced 0.3% one day after a big decline brought on by a key election-season political defection.
    • ETFs: IDX, EIDO, IDXJ
    | May 21, 2014, 10:51 AM
  • May 15, 2014, 11:15 AM
    • The Philippine Stock Exchange closed lower by 0.45% to 6,849.33 after hitting a one-year high yesterday.
    • The decline came as investors took the excuse of a sizable decline the U.S. to book some profits.
    • ETF: EPHE
    | May 15, 2014, 11:15 AM
  • May 14, 2014, 11:25 AM
    • The Philippine Stock Exchange closed at a one year high overnight,  up 0.4% to 6,880.44, led by Universal Robina's 2.8% gain after strong quarterly earnings.
    • “Investors are repositioning their portfolios given the overall positive tone of local corporate earnings results, which continued to lift the local market,” says Luis A. Limlingan, managing director at Regina Capital Development.
    • ETF: EPHE
    | May 14, 2014, 11:25 AM
  • May 9, 2014, 11:41 AM
    • Philippine stocks rose 1.2% to an 11-month high after S&P unexpectedly boosted the country's credit rating to BBB.
    • EPHE +0.9%
    • In Thailand, anti-government protestors hit the streets in an attempt to topple what's left of the government after the PM was forced out, but not her cabinet.
    • Foreign investors were net sellers of 1.88B baht worth of stocks, while local institutions were net buyers of 565.2B baht worth.
    • Thailand's SET Index closed 0.1% lower to 1,377.37.
    • THD -0.6%
    • Indonesian shares closed 0.8% higher to 4,898.14.
    • Indonesia ETFs: EIDO, IDX, IDXJ
    | May 9, 2014, 11:41 AM
  • May 6, 2014, 10:29 AM
    • Thailand's SET index lost 1.2% to 1,404.01 amid political tension, with the Constitutional Court and National Anti-Corruption Commission still expected to rule against caretaker PM Yingluck Shin and force her and her cabinet to step down.
    • Thailand ETF: THD
    • The Philippine Stock Exchange was flat at 6,765.93.
    • ETF: EPHE
    • Indonesia closed 0.2% lower to 4,834.47.
    • Indonesia ETFs: EIDO, IDX, IDXJ
    | May 6, 2014, 10:29 AM
  • May 5, 2014, 11:23 AM
    • Thailand's SET index gained 0.46% to 1,421.48 with an inflow of foreign money overcoming domestic political tension as the Constitutional Court and National Anti-Corruption Commission could soon rule against caretaker PM Yingluck Shin and force her and her cabinet to step down.
    • Thailand ETF: THD
    • The Philippine Stock Exchange closed 0.35% higher to 6,766.46.
    • ETF: EPHE
    • Indonesia closed 0.08% higher to 4,842 after Q1 GDP growth came in at 5.21%, shy of estimates of 5.59%.
    • Indonesia ETFs: EIDO, IDX, IDXJ
    | May 5, 2014, 11:23 AM | 1 Comment
  • May 2, 2014, 10:34 AM
    • In Thailand, general optimism in emerging markets and foreign investor interest helped the SET Index gain 0.46% to 1,421.48. Foreign investors and local institutions were net buyers, while brokers and individual investors were net sellers. ETF: THD.
    • Philippine Stock Exchange index closed 0.52% higher to 6,742.97 on the back of 6.1% gain in Philex Mining. ETF: EPHE
    • Indonesia Index closed 0.03% lower to 4,838.76. ETFs: EIDO, IDX, IDXJ
    | May 2, 2014, 10:34 AM
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The iShares MSCI Philippines Investable Market Index Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the MSCI Philippines Investable Market Index.
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Country: Philippines
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