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Election jitters send Philippine investors to sidelines

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Philippine stocks fell the most since February after a poll showed tough-talking Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte maintaining a comfortable lead a week before the presidential election.

Manila

PHILIPPINE stocks fell the most since February after a poll showed tough-talking Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte maintaining a comfortable lead a week before the presidential election.

Mr Duterte had 33 per cent support in the Pulse Asia for ABS-CBN survey that was released