Manila—(PHStocks)—Local shares ended Friday on a high note amid news of Greece sealing its bailout package. The bellwether Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) surged by 2.4% to close 17 February at 4,880.71 points – about 20 points short of breaching the 4,900-point mark – after just less than two months into the year.
All counters registered growth at the close of the trading day, led by the Property index, which gained 4.35%. The Services index went up by 2.92%, while the Holding Firms sector posted a 1.86% growth.
Trading volume reached 9.9 billion, valued at PhP8.29 billion. There were 123 gainers against 56 losers, while 28 stocks remained flat.
The top price gainers for Friday are as follows: