At the close in Philippines, the PSEi Composite fell 0.04%.
The best performers of the session on the PSEi Composite were Semirara Mining Corp (PS:SCC), which rose 3.97% or 1.45 points to trade at 38.00 at the close. Meanwhile, Bank of the Philippine Islands (PS:BPI) added 3.82% or 4.40 points to end at 119.50 and LT Group Inc (PS:LTG) was up 2.88% or 0.600 points to 21.400 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were JG Summit Holdings Inc (PS:JGS), which fell 2.35% or 1.900 points to trade at 79.100 at the close. Aboitiz Equity Ventures Inc (PS:AEV) declined 2.00% or 1.550 points to end at 75.950 and Ayala Land Inc (PS:ALI) was down 1.62% or 0.750 points to 45.650.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Philippines Stock Exchange by 105 to 104 and 53 ended unchanged.
Gold Futures for February delivery was up 0.08% or 1.10 to $1314.80 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in February rose 0.89% or 0.56 to hit $63.52 a barrel, while the March Brent oil contract rose 0.58% or 0.40 to trade at $69.22 a barrel.
CNY/PHP was up 0.48% to 7.7320, while USD/PHP rose 0.16% to 50.387.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.17% at 92.07.