SE Asia Stocks-Most indexes higher on Chinese data; Bangkok, Manila strong on week

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BANGKOK, Oct 18 (Reuters) - Most Southeast Asian stocks edged higher on Friday, poised for modest gains on the week, as investors piled into regional large caps after strong quarterly results, with solid Chinese data supporting sentiment across Asian stock markets. Singapore-listed Keppel Corp, the builder of offshore oil rigs, rose about 1 percent after it posted a 32 percent rise in third-quarter net profit. The key Straits Times Index edged up 0.3 percent, on track for a weekly ...

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