• The Philippine peso strengthened after weakening the previous day and the domestic share market declined.
  • USD/PHP falls 0.2% to 58.0800 as of 9:35 a.m. Manila time; poised to break a 2-day winning streak; Bloomberg dollar spot index little changed
    ** Most major Asian currencies up versus dollar on day; the Bloomberg Asia Dollar index little changed at 90.66
    ** USD/PHP one-month implied volatility is at 5.605%, up from 5.385% on Friday
    ** USD/PHP 200-DMA currently around 56.343; 100-DMA 56.457; 50-DMA 56.94
  • The Philippines’ 10-year bond yield was little changed at 6.72% on Friday
  • The PSEi Index of shares falls 0.3% to 6,599.22 on the day
    ** Global investors bought a net $3.5 million of Philippine stocks on Friday, according to exchange data