Philippines - Market factors to watch on Feb 4

Sun Feb 3, 2013 7:43pm EST

MANILA, Feb 4 (Reuters) - Following are some company-related
and market news which could have an impact on the local market.
 
 ---------------- MARKET SNAPSHOT AT 0020 GMT ------------- 
                INSTRUMENT    LAST      PCT CHG    NET CHG 
    S&P 500                   1513.17      1.01      15.06
    USD/JPY                     92.72      0.00       0.00
    US 10YR                      2.04      0.71       0.01
    SPOT GOLD                 1665.19     -0.08      -1.35
    US CRUDE                    97.54     -0.24      -0.23
    DOW JONES                14009.79      1.08     149.21
    ASIA ADRS                  136.94      0.87       1.18
    FTSE 100                  6347.24      1.12      70.36
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    GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares edge higher after US jobs, ISM
    
    SE Asia Stocks-Firmer; Manila, Jakarta at record high;
Thailand at 18-yr peak 
    
    WHAT IS HAPPENING TODAY IN THE PHILIPPINES
    - Bureau of Treasury holds T-bill auction, 1:00 p.m. [0500
GMT]
    
    STOCK TO WATCH
    - PHILIPPINE LONG DISTANCE TELEPHONE CO 
    The country's most valuable firm expects its 2012 core
profit to hit its guidance of 37 billion pesos ($909 million).
Full-year audited results will be released on March 5. For the
disclosure, click on link.reuters.com/dew65t
    
    MARKET NEWS
> Nikkei rises on further signs of US recovery, weak yen  
> Wall St surges to 5-year highs; Dow ends above 14,000   
> Bonds slip as stock gains hurt bid for safe-haven debt 
> Yen stays on back foot, central banks eyed this week  
> Gold lifted by US payrolls data, posts weekly gain    
> Brent crude jumps, premium over US crude widens        
    
    REUTERS NEWS - PHILIPPINES
>  Jan inflation tame despite strong GDP growth 
    
    ASIA-PACIFIC STOCK MARKETS
    S.Korea       China      Hong Kong    
    Taiwan       India       Australia/NZ 
     
    OTHER MARKETS
    Currency      Eurostocks      JP bonds  
    ADR Report    LME metals  
         
    STOCKS NEWS
    US 
    Europe 
    Asia   
    
    DIARIES & DATA: 
    Philippines diary   
    U.S. earnings diary     
    European diary      
    Asia Macro         
        
    TOP NEWS
    Front Page         Asian companies 
    U.S. company News European companies 
    Forex news          Global Economy 
    Tech, Media and Telecoms 
    Financials          General/political 
    A multimedia version of Reuters Top News is available at: 
    topnews.session.rservices.com
    
    

 (Reporting by Manila Newsroom; Editing by John Mair)
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