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Philippine stocks close 1.22 pct lower
MANILA, Dec. 5 (Xinhua) -- Philippine shares closed 1.22 percent lower on Thursday with the benchmark Philippine Stock Exchange index sliding by 74.28 points to 6,030.95 while the all- share index declining by 30.55 points, or 0.82 percent, to 3,703. 06.
Trading volume reached 861.92 million shares worth 6.33 billion pesos (144.8 million U.S. dollars).
There were 56 gainers, 95 losers, while 39 stocks closed flat.
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