Philippine Equity Movers: Alliance Global, Emperador, Philex

Philippine Stock Exchange Index (PCOMP) -0.04% at noon break in Manila, with 18 shrs down, 12 up; MSCI Asia Pacific Index -0.1%.

ADVANCER: * Philex Mining (PX) +3.4%, heading for highest close since Sept. 11; stk +6.1% on May 2 after co. said 1Q recurring profit double

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