Investing in Philippines ADRs / Philippines Stocks List
Telecommunications and BPO-outsourcing giant Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (NYSE: PHI), usually referred to as PLDT, is the only Philippines ADR trading on the NYSE. Foreign investors need to be aware that most other major Philippine stocks with OTC listings are actually listed entities of closely controlled family run conglomerates and there are no Philippines closed-end funds.
For a better understanding about investing in Philippines and Philippines ADRs along with any risks involved, check out our following articles posted on Seeking Alpha: A ‘Damaged Culture’ No More? An Investing-In-The-Philippines Reality Check and The Philippines: More 2 Steps Forward And 1 Step Back? In addition, see our recent Substack article: Thoughts for Investors: Bongbong Marcos Wins the 2022 Philippines Elections in a Landslide.
Investors interested in investing in Philippines ADRs should also check out our Philippines ETF list, Southeast Asia ETF list (region wide), Asia Pacific ETF list and Southeast Asia closed-end fund list pages.
Note: Stocks delisted from the OTC (whether due to mergers, acquisitions or for other reasons) have been left in the table (as their websites still provide a good feel for the company and the local market) and may still trade on local or important European (e.g. London) or regional (e.g. Singapore or Hong Kong) stock exchanges. They may also be holdings of country or region specific ETFs or Indices.
List of Philippines ADRs Trading on Major US Stock Exchanges & the Over-the-Counter (OTC) Exchange
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The Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE)
The Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) is the national stock exchange of the Philippines formed from the country’s two former stock exchanges: The Manila Stock Exchange (MSE), established on August 8, 1927; and the Makati Stock Exchange (MkSE), which was established on May 27, 1963. Its also one of the oldest stock exchanges in Southeast Asia having been in continuous operation since its inception in 1927.
Here are some useful English news resources for investing in Philippine ADRs or stocks or about Philippines in general:
- Business Mirror
- Malaya Business Insight
- Manila Bulletin
- Manila Standard
- Philippine Daily Inquirer
- Philippines News Agency
- The Philippine Star
For additional resources for investing in Philippines ADRs or stocks, check out all of our Philippines tagged articles/links.