MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Stock Exchange Index (PSEi) shed off some points as it moved lower for the day. The index closed at 7,262.64, lower by 31.76 points or 0.44 percent.
The sectors were mixed with the Industrials, Mining and Oil, and Service sectors moving higher. The best performer for the day is the Service sector modestly rising by 0.25 percent. Within the sector, ICT moved higher by 0.79 percent, PGOLD by 2.17 percent, and RRHI by 0.56 percent. WPI continued its uptrend to close at 0.49, up by 0.02 or 4.26 percent. TUGS also continued its uptrend closing at 3.80, higher by 2.43 percent. On the other hand, BLOOM, SSI, and MCP were down by 2.57 percent, 2.56 percent, and 2.08 percent.
The worst performer is the Holdings sector falling by 0.85 percent. SM is lower for the day by 15.50 points or 2.22 percent to close at 682. AGI is also down by 0.63 percent, LPZ by 0.63 percent, COSCO by 0.55 percent, MPI by 0.30 percent and LTG by 0.15 percent.
The significant gainers for the day include BSC as it reached ceiling price for the day to close at 0.30, up 50 percent. FPI is also up by 13.78 percent, PHES by 6.67 percent, WIN by 5.77 percent, and CPG by 5.66 percent.
Significant losers include RLT, down 17.78 percent, ROX by 12.40 percent, MG by 9.68 percent, LIHC by 6.25 percent, APX by 5.34 percent, and SUN by 5.15 percent.
Most actively traded stocks for the day is MBT with P327 million, GTCAP with P312.6 million and ALI with P270.3 million.
There were 93 advancers, 108 decliners, and 42 names remain unchanged.
The total value turnover for the day totaled P6.59 billion. Foreigners bought P2.66 billion worth of Philippine equities and sold P2.98 billion resulting to a net foreign selling of P326.57 million.
On a 30-day trading period, PSEi is on a Net Foreign Selling worth PHP1,401,260,000.00.
To interpret the chart below, please note that the farther the stock from the center of the circle, the bigger is the Net Foreign Buying. The closer the stock to the center of the circle, the bigger is the Net Foreign Selling. These 50 stocks in this chart are the 50 stocks with the biggest total turnover value.
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