The Market Call | June 2021

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Reading Time: < 1 minute Macroeconomy Key economic indicators — the more than 100% surge in exports, adequate fiscal room for higher infrastructure spending, and steady price movements which may eventually soften should supply-side constraints ease — will help counter the headwinds in the job market. The latter weakened in April due partly to the renewed mobility restriction starting mid-March.... Read More

FAMI Portal Advisory

Reading Time: < 1 minute FAMI Advisory Update: In order to serve you better, the FAMI Portal (https://portal.fami.com.ph/IDEAL_PORTAL) will undergo system maintenance on Saturday June 19, 2021 6am to Sunday June 20, 2021 5pm. During this time the FAMI Portal will not be accessible. Thank you for your patience and understanding. For any concerns, please send us an email at... Read More

The Market Call | May 2021

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Reading Time: < 1 minute Macroeconomy Despite another decline in GDP in Q1, a spate of positive economic news—such as, the outsized job creation, surge in infrastructure spending, surprising jump in exports, softer increase in inflation– may help the economy recover faster. Release of GDP caught everyone’s attention as the economy unexpectedly slowed down in Q1-2021 by -4.2%. However, the... Read More

2021 First Metro ETF Annual Stockholders Meeting

Reading Time: < 1 minute The 2021 Annual Shareholders Meeting of First Metro Exchange-Traded Fund Inc.,the first exchange-traded fund in the country, gathers its investors to discuss business matters. 2021 Annual Shareholders Meeting of First Metro Exchange-Traded Fund Inc. will be conducted virtually on June 17, 2021 at 2:00p.m. via Zoom. Record Date. Only shareholders of record at the close... Read More