- The Philippine peso was little changed after strengthening the previous day and the domestic share market declined.
- USD/PHP little changed at 55.2200 as of 9:35 a.m. Manila time; Bloomberg dollar spot index little changed
** Most major Asian currencies up versus dollar on day
** USD/PHP one-month implied volatility is at 8.115%, up from 8.01% on Thursday
** USD/PHP 200-DMA currently around 55.848; 100-DMA 56.098; 50- DMA 54.944
- The PSEi Index of shares falls 0.7% to 6,564.52 on the day
** Global investors sold a net $7.95 million of Philippine stocks on Thursday, according to exchange data