PH shares post slight gain amid sluggish activity in the region

The local stock barometer gained slightly on Thursday amid mostly sluggish regional markets.   The main-share Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) added 15.35 point, or 0.19 percent, to close at 7,876.40.   "It was a boring day for the PSE. Almost 60 percent of trading today was done by foreign investors. Even third-liner and speculative issues that were heavily traded since the beginning of the week have calmed down. The main index is currently down 1.7 percent for the week. A positive move [on Friday] will be extremely good for the market in the long term," said Eagle Equities head of research Christopher Mangun.   "[It] looks like we're likely to see...Keep on reading: PH shares post slight gain amid sluggish activity in the region

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