Local shares recover Thursday, with the bellwhether Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) gaining 0.16% or 6.9 points to edge up to 4,219.43 points. The wider all-shares index likewise went up, posting a 0.3% increase to 3,093.93 points.
On a sectoral basis, three indices closed the day with gains while three counters were back in red. Leading the gaining indices was the Industrials sector, which increased by 1.7%. The biggest loser for the trading day, meanwhile, was the Services sector, which shed 1%.
Trading volume reached 2.036 billion, valued at PhP4.94 billion, on 19,206 trades. There were 58 stock price gainers against 74 losers, while 50 stocks remained flat.
The top 10 gaining stocks for the day are as follows: