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Retail participation in stocks and mutual funds, particularly in small-cap and mid-cap funds, has surged. However, caution is advised due to the small-cap segment’s current high contribution to the total market cap, which historically precedes disappointing returns. For SIP investors, timing the market is less critical; analysis shows minimal differences in returns between starting SIPs at market tops versus bottoms. Nonetheless, investors entering small-cap-heavy strategies should be wary, expecting moderate returns and heightened volatility.
RATES of Treasury bills (T-bills) and Treasury bonds (T-bonds) to be auctioned off this week could mirror the increase in secondary market yields following weaker demand for debt amid the government’s retail bond offering. The Bureau of the Treasury (BTr) will auction off P15 billion in T-bills on Monday, or P5 billion each in 91-, […]
THE GOVERNMENT raised a record P584.86 billion from its offering of five-year retail Treasury bonds (RTBs), exceeding the Bureau of the Treasury’s (BTr) target. The final amount raised was above the P400-billion target mentioned by BTr Officer-in-Charge Sharon P. Almanza during the Feb. 13 rate-setting auction. The government initially raised P212.719 billion through the RTB […]
There are around 1.3 million sari-sari stores, or neighborhood mom-and-pop shops, in the Philippines, serving as the primary source of daily essentials for about 94% of Filipino consumers. Yet, services for their business growth are limited, leaving them unbanked and operating cash-in-hand. Recognizing this challenge in the grassroots retail sector, Packworks, a Filipino startup offering […]