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Morningstar Afternoon Research Update Thu 22 Nov, 2012


22-Nov-2012

Overseas Market Report
US stocks are heading into Thanksgiving with a gain as Hewlett-Packard and technology shares helped push stocks higher.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 48.38 points, or 0.38%, to 12,836.89 in late Wednesday trading. The Standard & Poor's 500-stock index edged up 3.21 points, or 0.23%, to 1391.02, and the Nasdaq Composite Index advanced 9.87 points, or 0.34%, to 2926.55. .. Read More

Foreign Equities (22-Nov-2012 / Close)CloseChange% Change
Dow Jones (US)12837480.38
S&P 500139130.23
NASDAQ2927100.34
FTSE 100 Index575240.07
DAX 307185120.16
CAC 403477150.44
Nikkei 225 (Japan)9223800.87
HKSE215242961.39
SSE Composite Index2030211.07
BSE Sensitive184601310.71
NZ 503971-2-0.04

Commodities (22-Nov-2012 / Close)CloseChange% Change
Aluminium1911-36-1.84
Copper7676-94-1.21
Nickel16640940.57
Gold172920.09
Silver33.3-0.2-0.58
Oil - West Texas crude86.8----
Lead2151-20-0.92
Zinc1893-19-1.02

Currency (22-Nov-2012 / Close)CloseChange% Change
$A vs $US1.03610.00250.24
$A vs GBP0.64940.00280.43
$A vs YEN85.48-0.58-0.68
$A vs EUR0.80780.00290.36
$A vs $NZ1.2732-0.0020-0.16
$US vs Euro0.77970.00070.09
$US vs UK0.62690.00100.16
$US vs CHF0.93890.00130.14


Research Updates (6)

Funds (2)
AMP Capital Enhanced Yield (10632) Not Ratable
Investors Mutual Future Leaders Small-Caps (8741) Bronze

Shares (3)
Cardno (CDD) Reduce
Monadelphous (MND) Hold
Thorn Group (TGA) Hold

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

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

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