At the close in Philippines, the PSEi Composite declined 1.36%.
The best performers of the session on the PSEi Composite were JG Summit Holdings Inc (PS:JGS), which rose 2.57% or 1.400 points to trade at 55.800 at the close. Meanwhile, Aboitiz Equity Ventures Inc (PS:AEV) added 1.69% or 0.850 points to end at 51.250 and Petron Corp (PS:PCOR) was up 0.89% or 0.080 points to 9.100 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Puregold Price Club Inc (PS:PGOLD), which fell 4.03% or 1.850 points to trade at 44.000 at the close. Bank of the Philippine Islands (PS:BPI) declined 3.63% or 3.20 points to end at 85.00 and SM Prime Holdings Inc (PS:SMPH) was down 3.51% or 1.300 points to 35.700.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Philippines Stock Exchange by 99 to 79 and 55 ended unchanged.
Shares in Puregold Price Club Inc (PS:PGOLD) fell to 52-week lows; losing 4.03% or 1.850 to 44.000.
Gold Futures for December delivery was down 0.10% or 1.20 to $1203.20 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in November rose 0.65% or 0.47 to hit $72.55 a barrel, while the December Brent oil contract rose 0.91% or 0.73 to trade at $81.26 a barrel.
CNY/PHP was down 0.21% to 7.8953, while USD/PHP rose 0.01% to 54.327.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.02% at 93.87.
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