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Local Equities Consolidates

The local equities market consolidated at a tight range before ending the day almost flat, climbing only 12.50 points (+0.17%) to close at 7,344.23 due to the lack of market-moving news.

All PSEi sub-sectors ended the trading day higher with property (+0.57%) and mining and oil (+0.55%) booking the most gains. Market breadth was negative with 83 advances outnumbering 91 declines, while 56 issues remain unchanged.

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Taiwan Excellence Launches in the Philippines

The Taiwan government is bringing their Taiwan Excellence campaign to the Philippines. This is an effort by Taiwan to promote their top quality brands and products among Filipinos.

This is the first time that the campaign will be launched in the Philippines which will give Filipinos the opportunity to discover a range of Taiwanese products with the seal of quality.

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Lage and Eldridge To Perform in Athens

The phrase “child prodigy” occurs often in written accounts of jazz guitarist Julian Lage, who honed his six-string skills while most of his peers were watching cartoons.

You may recall Lage as the subject of the short 1996 documentary Jules at Eight, or from the then-13-year-old’s duet with vibraphonist Gary Burton at the 2000 Grammy Awards.

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