Philippine stocks (EPHE) sink 2.36% in Manila on profit-taking, adding to last week's losses....

|By:, SA News Editor

Philippine stocks (EPHE) sink 2.36% in Manila on profit-taking, adding to last week's losses. Stocks were weak across the region Monday with Indonesian (IDX) and Thai (THD) equities down 1.36% and 0.9% respectively, while Malaysian markets (EWM) fared a bit better, down fractionally in Kuala Lumpur. The lone regional bright spot: Vietnam, where stocks jumped 2.43% on an upbeat economic outlook.