At the close in Philippines, the PSEi Composite gained 0.53% to hit a new all time high.
The best performers of the session on the PSEi Composite were Universal Robina Corp (PS:URC), which rose 3.40% or 4.90 points to trade at 148.90 at the close. Meanwhile, SM Prime Holdings Inc (PS:SMPH) added 3.01% or 1.050 points to end at 35.950 and Ayala Corp (PS:AC) was up 2.38% or 25.00 points to 1077.00 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Globe Telecom Inc (PS:GLO), which fell 2.17% or 46.00 points to trade at 2072.00 at the close. Bank of the Philippine Islands (PS:BPI) declined 1.57% or 1.60 points to end at 100.00 and PLDT Inc (PS:TEL) was down 1.54% or 26.00 points to 1664.00.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Philippines Stock Exchange by 120 to 83 and 49 ended unchanged.
Gold Futures for December delivery was up 0.78% or 10.04 to $1298.94 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in November fell 0.76% or 0.39 to hit $50.91 a barrel, while the December Brent oil contract fell 0.49% or 0.28 to trade at $56.66 a barrel.
CNY/PHP was up 0.15% to 7.8019, while USD/PHP rose 0.10% to 51.414.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.02% at 92.77.