The Daily Manila Shimbun


PSE index falls below 6,000 points; peso at P48.66:$1

September 9, 2020

The Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) index fell below 6,000 points on Wednesday after it lost 101.09 points to close at 5,932.84.

In the broader market, there were 118 losers, 73 gainers and 48 unchanged.

Volume reached 838.18 million shares worth P5.1 billion from Tuesday's 1.18 billion shares valued at P4.57 billion.

Most active shares were led by SM Investment Corp. down P21 to P887; Ayala Land, down P1.10 to P29.75 and SM Prime, down 85 centavos to P28.30.

The peso closed at P48.66 against the US dollar from 48.56 on Tuesday. Volume at the foreign exchange portal reached $584.9 million from the previous day's $687.37 million. DMS