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

2021 Annual Shareholders Meeting of First Metro Asset Management, Inc.

Reading Time: < 1 minute Now on its TENTH straight year, the 2021 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. 2021 Annual Shareholders Meeting of First Metro Asset Management, Inc. will be conducted virtually on June 16, 2021 at 2:00p.m. via Zoom.   Record Date.  Only shareholders of record... Read More

Mother’s Day Gift Guide for Different Types of Moms 

Reading Time: 3 minutes Mother’s Day is just around the corner. Have you decided what to surprise her with? If you are tired of the usual gifts such as flowers and chocolates this Mother’s Day, then why not give an investment in the form of a mutual fund?  Giving a mutual fund as a gift is a great way to ensure your mom gets a valuable gift that could increase in value... Read More

The Market Call | APRIL 2021

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Reading Time: < 1 minute Macroeconomy Positive prints from the increase in employed persons, expansionary PMI, higher NG spending, rebound in capital goods, and surge in remittances should alleviate market sentiment previously dampened by the re-imposition of Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ from ECQ). Moreover, with the NG cash hoard, we see borrowing headspace as debt-to-GDP ratio came from low... Read More

How to Pay Yourself First

Reading Time: 2 minutes Have you heard of the phrase “pay yourself first”?  “Pay yourself first” is  popular in personal finance.  It’s a budgeting strategy where you put your savings and investments on priority mode before any other expenses.  The phrase sounds simple but applying it to one’s finances may seem more complex. So in this post, we are sharing how the system works and how... Read More