Philippine shares slide in late selling, Indonesia gives back gains

|By:, SA News Editor

A rather steep last minute decline sends Philippine (EPHE) shares 1.3% lower. As is often the case when no one really knows what happened, the move is being attributed to "profit taking" and "uncertainty."

Meanwhile, shares in Indonesia (IDX, IDXJ, EIDO) give back some of Thursday's post-Fed gains, falling 1.9% in Jakarta.

Other regional markets: KLCI (EWM+0.5%, Straits Times (EWS, EWSS) -0.4%