At the close in Philippines, the PSEi Composite lost 1.24% to hit a new 3-months low.
The best performers of the session on the PSEi Composite were Petron Corp (PS:PCOR), which rose 3.21% or 0.270 points to trade at 8.670 at the close. Meanwhile, First Gen Corp (PS:FGEN) added 3.13% or 0.50 points to end at 16.50 and Manila Electric Co (PS:MER) was up 3.07% or 10.20 points to 342.00 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Semirara Mining Corp (PS:SCC), which fell 5.77% or 1.50 points to trade at 24.50 at the close. SM Prime Holdings Inc (PS:SMPH) declined 5.05% or 1.800 points to end at 33.850 and Megaworld Corp (PS:MEG) was down 5.02% or 0.220 points to 4.160.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Philippines Stock Exchange by 109 to 73 and 55 ended unchanged.
Shares in Semirara Mining Corp (PS:SCC) fell to 52-week lows; down 5.77% or 1.50 to 24.50.
Gold Futures for December delivery was up 0.48% or 5.70 to $1197.40 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in November rose 0.33% or 0.25 to hit $75.55 a barrel, while the December Brent oil contract fell 0.06% or 0.05 to trade at $84.93 a barrel.
CNY/PHP was up 0.26% to 7.8995, while USD/PHP rose 0.02% to 54.264.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.35% at 95.25.
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