Philippine Equity Movers: Lepanto Mining, Philex Petroleum

Philippine Stock Exchange Index (PCOMP) -0.4% at the close in Manila; 23 stocks down, 5 up.

DECLINERS: * Lepanto Class-B shrs (LCB PM) -5.1%; Manila Mining Class-A shrs (MA PM) -3.2%; London Metals Index falls for third day yesterday; Gold for immediate delivery drops as much as 0.2% earlier today * Philex Petroleum (PXP) -4.7%, lowest close since May 16; Philodrill Class-A shrs (OV PM) -3.9%; PetroEnergy (PERC PM) -5.4%; Crude oil falls for fourth day in New York, losing 0.9%

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