The Philippine Stock Exchange Index rose less than 0.1 percent to 4,370.46. The measure is set for a 4 percent gain this year.
Miners: Philex Mining Corp. (PX) , the nation’s biggest metals producer, declined 1.4 percent to 21.85 pesos, the sharpest loss since Dec. 15. Manila Mining Corp. Class A shares (MA) , which are reserved for Filipinos, decreased 1.7 percent to 5.8 centavos, the lowest close since Oct. 14.
Gold for immediate delivery decreased as much as 0.5 percent today, while copper for delivery in three months sank as much as 0.8 percent.
Asian Terminals Inc. (ATI) , a Philippine port operator, increased 3.8 percent to 8.20 pesos, the highest close since Aug. 19. The company will pay 25 centavos a share in dividends, a stock-exchange filing showed.
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