Investing.com | Sep 18, 2018 04:35
At the close in Philippines, the PSEi Composite declined 1.72% to hit a new 1-month low.
The biggest gainers of the session on the PSEi Composite were DMCI Holdings Inc (PS:DMC), which rose 3.77% or 0.460 points to trade at 12.660 at the close. First Gen Corp (PS:FGEN) added 2.27% or 0.38 points to end at 17.10 and Robinsons Retail Holdings Inc (PS:RRHI) was up 1.86% or 1.500 points to 82.000 in late trade.
Biggest losers included Metropolitan Bank and Trust Co (PS:MBT), which lost 4.21% or 2.90 points to trade at 66.00 in late trade. Bank of the Philippine Islands (PS:BPI) declined 4.14% or 3.55 points to end at 82.10 and SM Investments Corp (PS:SM) shed 3.36% or 31.00 points to 891.00.
Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 150 to 54 and 33 ended unchanged on the Philippines Stock Exchange.
In commodities trading, Gold Futures for December delivery was down 0.22% or 2.70 to $1203.10 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in November fell 0.22% or 0.15 to hit $68.53 a barrel, while the November Brent oil contract fell 0.38% or 0.30 to trade at $77.75 a barrel.
CNY/PHP was down 0.03% to 7.8816, while USD/PHP fell 0.13% to 54.108.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.03% at 94.12.
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