August 6, 2012 / 1:05 AM / in 5 years

Philippines - Market factors to watch on Aug 6

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MANILA, Aug 6 (Reuters) - Following are some company-related
and market news which could have an impact on the local market.
     
 ----------------------MARKET SNAPSHOT @ 0012 GMT ------------ 
                     INSTRUMENT   LAST       PCT CHG   NET CHG 
 S&P 500                   1390.99       1.9    25.990 
 USD/JPY                   78.54        0.11     0.090 
 10-YR US TSY YLD     1.5699         --     0.002 
 SPOT GOLD                 1604.41      0.09     1.410 
 US CRUDE                  91.12       -0.31    -0.280 
 DOW JONES                 13096.17     1.69    217.29 
 ASIA ADRS                118.76       2.30      2.67 
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    GLOBAL MARKETS-Shares, euro rose on US jobs, hopes for
Europe action  
    SE Asia Stocks-Singapore leads gain; Thailand snaps
4-session rising streak  
    
    WHAT IS HAPPENING TODAY IN THE PHILIPPINES
    - Bureau of Treasury holds T-bill auction, 1:00 p.m. [0500
GMT]
    - Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Ramon Paje and
Mines and Geoscience Bureau Director Leo Jasareno to discuss
Department of Environment and Natural Resources' 2013 budget at
the House of Representatives, 1:00 p.m. [0500 GMT]
    
    STOCKS TO WATCH
    - PHILEX MINING CORP 
    The Philippines' biggest gold and copper producer Philex
said on Friday it was unlikely to resume shipments next month
after it closed its main mine north of Manila following leaks in
its tailings pond. 
    - AYALA LAND INC 
    The Philippines' top developer posted a 28 pct annual rise
in first half net profit. 
    - BDO UNIBANK INC 
    The Philippines' largest lender by assets said on Monday it
was planning to establish a $1 billion Euro Medium Term Note
programme and to retire 10 billion pesos of Tier 2 debt by
November 2012, as part of its liability management initiatives
to tap longer-term funding sources and lower funding costs. (To
view the bank's full disclosure, click on link.reuters.com/wab89s)
    
    MARKET NEWS
 > Wall St up for fourth week as payrolls jump            
 > US Treasuries slump on jobs data, hopes on ECB move   
 > Euro & Aussie in favour, risk appetite whetted       
 > Gold rises as stimulus hopes alive after payrolls    
 > Oil jumps on U.S. jobs rise, Brent hits 10-week high  
 
    
   ASIA-PACIFIC STOCK MARKETS
   Japan             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)

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