At the close in Philippines, the PSEi Composite rose 0.59% to hit a new all time high.
The best performers of the session on the PSEi Composite were SM Investments Corp (PS:SM), which rose 2.94% or 28.00 points to trade at 980.00 at the close. Meanwhile, Security Bank Corp (PS:SECB) added 2.69% or 7.00 points to end at 266.80 and GT Capital Holdings Inc (PS:GTCAP) was up 2.46% or 30.00 points to 1250.00 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Universal Robina Corp (PS:URC), which fell 2.01% or 3.00 points to trade at 146.00 at the close. Ayala Land Inc (PS:ALI) declined 1.96% or 0.850 points to end at 42.500 and Bank of the Philippine Islands (PS:BPI) was down 1.90% or 1.90 points to 98.00.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Philippines Stock Exchange by 119 to 89 and 43 ended unchanged.
Gold Futures for December delivery was down 0.82% or 10.69 to $1292.31 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in November rose 0.48% or 0.25 to hit $52.12 a barrel, while the December Brent oil contract rose 0.48% or 0.28 to trade at $58.10 a barrel.
CNY/PHP was down 0.28% to 7.7545, while USD/PHP rose 0.09% to 51.312.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.15% at 93.28.
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