Philippine at record high, outperforms on week | Reuters

April 10, 2015 9:00 AM

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BANGKOK, April 10 (Reuters) - The Philippine main index hit a record closing high on Friday, posting its fourth consecutive weekly gains, while Thai shares retreated after ending higher in the previous session as investors cut risk holdings ahead of a long market holiday.

Philippine composite index, which measures moves of 30 large caps, ended up 0.93 percent at 8,127.48, above the 8,098.68 record close hit on April 7. It was up 1.7 percent on the week, among Southeast Asia's outperformers. Investors built positions in large caps ahead of first-quarter results due ou...

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