9 months Global worries spark over 2% drop for PSEi Manilatimes |Biz
THE stock market plummeted by more than 2 percent on Thursday, joining other Asian markets that were hammered by an abrupt end to a summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un, a slowdown in Chinese factory output and continued uncertainties over prospects of a US-China trade deal. A man walks past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a bank in Hong Kong, Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019. AP PHOTOThe Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) lost 183.63 points or 2.33 percent — its biggest one-day drop since a 2.6-percent plunge on May 3 last year — to 7,705.49, ... more