The Philippine Stock Exchange index advanced 48.71 points, or 0.7 percent, to 6,899.31 on a value turnover to P7.6 billion. Gainers beat losers, 108 to 76, with 43 issues unchanged.
Some cautious investors took profits in last-minute trading ahead of today's release of the inflation data for June.
The rest of Asian markets were mixed Thursday as profit-taking tempered the bouyant sentiment fueled by another record-breaking performance on Wall Street.
|Source Institution||Securities and Exchange Commission|
|Place of Publication||Mandaluyong City|
|Original Publication Date||July 4, 2014|