BRIEF-Philippine Stock Exchange Announces Trading Suspension Starting March 17 Until Further Notice

March 17 (Reuters) - Philippine Stock Exchange:

* PHILIPPINE STOCK EXCHANGE SAYS THERE WILL BE NO TRADING AT PHILIPPINE STOCK EXCHANGE STARTING MARCH 17, UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

* PHILIPPINE STOCK EXCHANGE SAYS THERE WILL ALSO BE NO CLEARING AND SETTLEMENT AT SECURITIES CLEARING CORP STARTING MARCH 17 UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

* PHILIPPINE STOCK EXCHANGE SAYS TRADING SUSPENSION FOR SAFETY OF EMPLOYEES AND TRADERS DUE TO ESCALATING CASES OF CORONAVIRUS Source: http://bit.ly/33oS5mf Further company coverage: [ ]