Philippine Stock Exchange

One of the most important stock exchanges in Southeast Asia and the only stock exchange in the Philippines, The Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) is the earliest stock exchange in Asia which functioning from 1927.
The PSE include two trading floors, one at Central Business District in Makati City and another one at its headquarters in Pasig City. The PSE utilizes a single-order-book system known as MakTrade System. In 2001, it started bond trading.

The Philippine Stock Exchange, Inc.is a private organization which offers and assures an impartial, effective, translucent and systematic market for the dealing of securities.

History and Origin of the Philippine Stock Exchange

On August 8, 1927, the Manila Stock Exchange (MSE) was formed and on May 27, 1963, the Makati Stock Exchange was founded. On December 23, 1992, The Philippine Stock Exchange was formed with the amalgamation of these two Stock Exchanges.
Before the amalgamation was took place, both the MSE and the MkSE traded the same stocks of the same companies, although the bourses were split stock exchanges for almost 30 years.In June 1998, the Philippine Securities and Exchange Commission gave the PSE a “Self-Regulatory Organization” (SRO) status.

In 2001, one year after the enactment of the Securities Regulation Code, the PSE was transformed from a non-profit, no-stock, member-governed organization into a fledgling revenue-earning corporation headed by a president and a board of directors.

On November 13, 1995, the Stratus Trading System (STS) of Manila Stock Exchange and the MakTrade trading system of the previous Makati Stock Exchange were incorporated when the PSE implemented the “Unified Trading System” (UTS) which was operated by the MakTrade system.

On January 15, 2001, the PSE began bond trading and The PSE-RoSS Interface System.

Market Indices

The PSE is broken into eight indices on the basis of a company’s main source of revenue, which are:
PSE All Shares Index (ALL)
PSE Composite Index (PHISIX)
PSE Financials Index (FIN)
PSE Holding Firms Index (HDG)
PSE Industrial Index (IND)
PSE Mining and Oil Index (M-O)
PSE Property Index (PRO)
PSE Services Index (SVC)

Market Capitalization
December 23, 1992 manifest a milestone for the Philippine capital market when the MSE and MkSE united enforced and transfigured into what PSE is identified at present.

Major Companies listed on Philippine Stock Exchange

ABS-CBN
Banco Filipino
Corro-Coat
Equitable PCI Bank
Ginebra San Miguel
International Container Terminal Services Inc.
Manila Bulletin
Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company
San Miguel Corporation
Union Bank of the Philippines

Top Investors
Banco de Oro Universal Bank
Bank of the Philippine Islands
China Bank
Equitable PCI Bank
International Exchange Bank
Metropolitan Bank and Trust Company
Philippine Bank of Communications
Philippine Savings Bank
Security Bank
Union Bank of the Philippines

Location Details
The Philippine Stock Exchange
Address: Exchange Road,
Mezzanine Floor,
Tektite Building,
Ortigas Center,
Pasig City, Manila, 1605
Phone: +63 2 636 0122
Neighbourhood: Pasig City

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