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Philippines’ Filinvest Advances After Parent Buys Shares

October 10, 2011

Oct. 10 (Bloomberg) -- Filinvest Land Inc. advanced to the highest in more than two weeks after parent Filinvest Development Corp. bought 2.74 million additional shares in the company.

The stock surged as much as 2.7 percent to 1.15 pesos and traded at 1.14 pesos at 11:41 a.m. in Manila, set for the highest close since Sept. 22. The benchmark Philippine Stock Exchange Index climbed 0.3 percent.

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