Manila–(PHStocks)–Local shares breached the 5,000-point mark at the close of trading day today, 13 March – a week after closing at 5,030.58 points. The mainboard Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) closed at 5,005.75 points, extending its gains by 0.61% from Friday last week.
All counters except the Property index pulled in gains as well, led by the Financials sector’s 3.13% increase. The Holding Firms index rose by 0.51% while the Mining & Oil sector went up by 0.48%.
Trading volume reached 5.94 billion, valued at PhP8.45 billion. There were 91 gainers against 77 losers and 39 flat stocks.
The top gainers for the day are as follows: