The U.S. Senate fails to advance a measure that would suspend the debt ceiling and avoid a government shutdown. Wall Street ends mixed as rising U.S. treasury yields drag tech stocks. Asian markets, meanwhile, are set for a lower start. Philstocks Financial Senior Equity Analyst Japhet Tantiangco provides his market outlook as the PSEi opens at 6,984.54. DTI backs the reopening of gyms in Metro Manila even if the region stays under COVID-19 Alert Level 4. Presidential Adviser Joey Concepcion discusses ways to reopen the Philippine economy safely amid a raging pandemic.