2020 Save and Learn FOCCUS Dynamic Fund

  Please be informed that the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting of FIRST METRO SAVE AND LEARN FOCCUS DYNAMIC FUND, INC. (SALFOCCUS) will be held on Thursday, October 15, 2020 at two o’clock in the afternoon (2:00 PM) through video conferencing. For shareholders of Save and Learn FOCCUS Dynamic Fund, kindly register to here – https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ikCwYYLCSRWmd7goY164uw   We look forward to seeing you... Read More

The Market Call | August 2020

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Macroeconomy The PH economy will likely improve in Q4 as relaxation of strict quarantine measures kick in by mid-August. Month-on-month (m-o-m) pluses surfaced for manufacturing, capital goods imports, exports and construction, and should gain traction for the rest of the year. OFW remittances returned to positive growth in June. NG spending will increase especially for infrastructure and health. The Philippine... Read More

2020 First Metro ETF Annual Stockholders Meeting

The 2020 Annual Stockholders Meeting of First Metro Exchange-Traded Fund Inc. ,the first exchange-traded fund in the country, gathers its investors to discuss business matters. 2020 Annual Stockholders Meeting of First Metro Exchange-Traded Fund Inc. will be conducted virtually on September 17, 2020 at 2:00p.m. via Zoom. Record Date. Only stockholders of record at the close of business on August... Read More

FAMI Annual Shareholders Meeting 2020

Now on its NINTH straight year, the 2020 Annual Shareholders Meeting of First Metro Asset Management, Inc., the mutual fund management company of the Metrobank Group, gathers its investors to discuss business matters. 2020 Annual Shareholders Meeting of First Metro Asset Management, Inc. will be conducted virtually on September 16, 2020 at 2:00p.m. via Zoom. Record Date. Only shareholders of... Read More

Are You Afraid of the Ghosts? Part 1

In Chinese superstition, this is the “Ghost Month” and it is believed to be a bad time to invest. Or is it really? We have to know that what affects investments like bonds, stocks, and the UITFs and mutual funds is not seasonality, but market developments. And the market reacts to different things: government regulation, international trade, industry trends, etc. And... Read More

FAMI wins 2020 International Finance’s Most Innovative Wealth Manager

It’s a back-to-back win for First Metro Asset! We are honored to share with you the prestigious award given to us by International Finance as the Most Innovative Wealth Manager. First Metro Asset is continuously recognized by the International Finance for its path-breaking initiatives that benefit the financial community, in addition to its outstanding performance on its respective field. This... Read More

The Market Call | July 2020

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Macroeconomy Despite gradual relaxation of quarantine restrictions, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas’ (BSP) past moves to infuse more liquidity into the banking sector (and more bank lending) allow more gains in manufacturing and construction production as evidenced by the acceleration in PMI. NG spending should also pick up pace starting Q3 with available financing and the likely approval of its P1.3-T... Read More

FAMI Portal Advisory – August 3 2020

FAMI Advisory:   In order to serve you better, the FAMI Portal (https://portal.fami.com.ph/IDEAL_PORTAL) will undergo system maintenance tonight, 10PM August 3 until Wednesday, 10PM August 5. During this time, the portal will not be accessible.   Thank you for your patience and understanding.   For any concerns, please send us an email at fami@firstmetro.com.ph   #choosetoinvest #choosewisely #chooseFAMI Read More