MANILA, Philippines- Philippine share prices for the fourth straight day on Monday posted gains on the back of the advances by select index heavyweights.
The benchmark 30-company Philippine Stock Exchange index rose 45.19 points or 2.4641 percent or 1,879.09. The all shares jumped 20.60 points or 1.7157 percent to 1,221.29.
Market breadth was positive. Gainers outpaced losers, 53 to 29, while 38 stocks were unchanged.