The bellwether Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) ended 0.57% lower on Tuesday, falling slightly below the 3,900-mark at 3,896.31 points. The wider all-shares index suffered the same fate, retreating 0.67% to 2,907.64 points.
On a sectoral indices basis, all counters except the Holding Firms segment posted negative growth, with the Property sector having the biggest decline at 1.67%, followed by the Mining & Oil segment with a 1.43% drop. The Holding Firms sector, on the contrary, gained 0.12%.
Trading volume reached nearly 2.3 billion, valued at PhP5.25 billion, on 16,563 trades. Losers greatly outnumber gainers 102 to 35, while 36 stocks remained flat.
The top gainers for the day are as follows: