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Morningstar Morning Research Update Wednesday, Nov 21, 2012


Overseas Market Report

Stocks slipped from their two-session climb, tilting lower after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke emphasized the economic consequences that would occur if Congress fails to reach a budget deal.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 7.45 points, or 0.06%, to 12,788.51 on Tuesday. The Standard & Poor's 500-stock index gained 0.93 points, or 0.07%, to 1387.82, and the Nasdaq Composite index added 0.61 points, or 0.02%, to 2916.68. .. Read More

Foreign Equities (21-Nov-2012 / Close)CloseChange% Change
/Dow Jones (US)12789-7-0.06
/S&P 500138810.07
/FTSE 100 Index5748100.18
/DAX 307173490.69
/CAC 403462220.65
/Nikkei 225 (Japan)9143-11-0.12
/SSE Composite Index2009-8-0.40
/BSE Sensitive18329-10-0.05
/NZ 503973300.77

Commodities (21-Nov-2012 / Close)CloseChange% Change
Oil - West Texas crude89.3----

Currency (21-Nov-2012 / Close)CloseChange% Change
/$A vs $US1.03860.00140.13
/$A vs GBP0.65220.00210.32
/$A vs YEN84.85-0.24-0.29
/$A vs EUR0.81050.00390.48
/$A vs $NZ1.2715-0.0013-0.10
/$US vs Euro0.78020.00290.37
/$US vs UK0.62790.00130.20
/$US vs CHF0.93980.00290.31

Research Updates (13)

Special Reports (0)
There were no special reports published on the previous business day.

Funds (2)
/Acadian Quant Yield (16351) Neutral
/Investors Mutual Smaller Companies (5340) Bronze

Shares (10)
/Austal (ASB) Under Review
/Cardno (CDD) /Reduce
/CFS Retail Property Trust (CFX) /Hold
/Computershare (CPU) Hold
/CSR (CSR) Hold
/Fletcher Building (FBU) Reduce
/Fletcher Building (FBU-NZ) Reduce
/Stockland (SGP) Hold
/Thorn Group (TGA) Hold
/Technology One (TNE) Reduce

ETFs (0)
There were no research reports published on the previous business day.

Fixed Income (1)


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