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SE Asia Stocks-Down as risk-off mood weighs, Philippines leads losses

Most Southeast Asian stock markets fell on Friday, with the Philippines declining the most, as investors avoided riskier assets following a steep drop in Chinese shares in the previous session. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan came off a 10-year peak after the Chinese blue-chip CSI300 index posted its biggest decline in nearly a year-and-a-half, on concerns over a sustained bond selloff in China bleeding into the country's

South Korean stocks edge up, won takes a breather

Round-up of South Korean financial markets: ** South Korea's KOSPI stock index rose on Friday. The Korean won held steady on the local platform while bond yields rose. ** At 01:14 GMT, the KOSPI was up 3.10 points or 0.12 percent at 2,540.25. ** The won was quoted at 1,086 per dollar on the onshore settlement platform , 0.06 percent weaker than its previous close at 1,085.4. ** In offshore trading, the won was quoted at 1,085.73 per

EMERGING MARKETS-Politics weigh on Chile, Brazil stocks, inflation in Mexico

Equities markets across Latin America fell on Thursday amid light Thanksgiving trading, led by the blue-chip IPSA index in Chile, where investors are still jittery over a weak performance by conservatives in elections over the weekend. On Thursday leftist Chilean presidential candidate Alejandro Guillier, competing in a run-off after coming second in a first round on Sunday, said he was open to eliminating Ch