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Performers take part in a dragon dance at the Philippine Stock... News PhotoChinese Culture,Chinese New Year,Dancing,Day,Dragon,Economy,Finance,Manila,Participant,Performer,Philippine Stock Exchange,Philippines,Snake,Stock Market,Trading,VerticalPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPPerformers take part in a dragon dance at the Philippine Stock Exchange to mark the start of the first day of trading in the Chinese Lunar New Year of the Snake in Manila on February 11, 2013. The Philippine stock market has been repeatedly hitting new record highs in recent months, lifted by the country's bright economic prospects, lots of liquidity and interest from abroad. The Dragon Dance is usually performed during the Chinese New Year to bring in good luck and prosperity as billions of Chinese world wide celebrate the Lunar New Year. AFP PHOTO / Jay DIRECTO (Photo credit should read JAY DIRECTO/AFP/Getty Images)