• The Philippine peso weakened after strengthening the previous day and the domestic share market declined.
  • USD/PHP rises 0.4% to 56.5600 as of 9:35 a.m. Manila time; poised for the highest close since Oct. 31; Bloomberg dollar spot index little changed
    ** Most major Asian currencies down versus dollar on day; the Bloomberg Asia Dollar index little changed at 90.84
    ** USD/PHP one-month implied volatility is at 4.755%, down from 4.8% on Thursday
    ** USD/PHP 200-DMA currently around 55.991; 100-DMA 55.864; 50-DMA 56.027
  • The Philippines’ 10-year bond yield rose 3.09 bps to 6.31% on Thursday
  • The PSEi Index of shares falls 0.4% to 6,800.71 on the day; set for a fourth day of declines