Shares close 0.8 pct higher

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Jun 06 2008 12:51 PM | Updated as of Jun 06 2008 08:51 PM


Agence France Presse


MANILA - Philippine share prices closed 0.8 percent higher Friday despite worries over surging inflation and higher interest rates, but volume was thin, dealers said.

The composite index gained 21.28 points to 2,739.70.