Investing.com – Philippines stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Philippines, the added 0.19%.
The best performers of the session on the were DMCI Holdings Inc (PS:), which rose 4.24% or 0.520 points to trade at 12.780 at the close. Meanwhile, GT Capital Holdings Inc (PS:) added 2.81% or 33.00 points to end at 1208.00 and Jollibee Foods Corp (PS:) was up 1.46% or 3.00 points to 208.00 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Universal Robina Corp (PS:), which fell 1.73% or 3.00 points to trade at 170.00 at the close. SM Investments Corp (PS:) declined 1.04% or 7.50 points to end at 711.00 and Bank of the Philippine Islands (PS:) was down 1.04% or 1.10 points to 104.70.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Philippines Stock Exchange by 107 to 87 and 45 ended unchanged.
Gold Futures for June delivery was down 0.10% or 1.30 to $1282.50 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in June rose 0.06% or 0.03 to hit $50.74 a barrel, while the June Brent oil contract rose 0.11% or 0.06 to trade at $53.05 a barrel.
CNY/PHP was down 0.11% to 7.2300, while USD/PHP fell 0.09% to 49.778.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.02% at 99.69.
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