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Morningstar Morning Research Update Wednesday, Dec 5 2012

05-Dec-2012

Overseas Market Report
US stocks bobbed in and out of negative territory as investors continued to take a cautious view on the fiscal cliff negotiations in Washington.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped 13.82 points, or 0.11%, to 12,951.78, one day after the Dow fell 0.5% to snap a three-day win streak. The Standard & Poor's 500-stock index lost 2.41 points, or 0.17%, to 1407.05 and the Nasdaq Composite gave up 5.51 points, or 0.18%, to 2996.69. .. Read More

Foreign Equities (05-Dec-2012 / Close)CloseChange% Change
Dow Jones (US)12952-14-0.11
S&P 5001407-2-0.17
NASDAQ2997-6-0.18
FTSE 100 Index5869-2-0.04
DAX 3074350-0.00
CAC 403580140.39
Nikkei 225 (Japan)9432-26-0.27
HKSE21800320.15
SSE Composite Index1975150.78
BSE Sensitive19348430.22
NZ 504016-33-0.83

Commodities (05-Dec-2012 / Close)CloseChange% Change
Aluminium2093-25-1.20
Copper8011240.30
Nickel1744560.03
Gold1697-5-0.30
Silver32.90.72.02
Oil - West Texas crude89.1----
Lead2221-38-1.67
Zinc2002-19-0.94

Currency (05-Dec-2012 / Close)CloseChange% Change
$A vs $US1.0472-0.0041-0.39
$A vs GBP0.6503-0.0024-0.37
$A vs YEN85.72-0.04-0.05
$A vs EUR0.7996-0.0012-0.15
$A vs $NZ1.2711-0.0011-0.09
$US vs Euro0.76350.00200.26
$US vs UK0.62100.00020.03
$US vs CHF0.9263-0.0015-0.17


Research Updates (12)

Special Reports (1)
Stock Analyst Insights: A Short Story: 23 November 2012

Funds (5)
AUI Vianova Strategic Fixed Interest (14371) Negative
Ausbil Australian Emerging Leaders (10601) Bronze
Dimensional Two Year Diversified Fixed Interest (13305) Neutral
Goldman Sachs Income Plus (5024) Neutral
Legg Mason Global Multi Sector Bond (16596) Neutral

Shares (5)
FKP (FKP) Hold
Graincorp (GNC) Reduce
Newcrest Mining (NCM) Accumulate
Western Areas (WSA) Hold
Wotif.com Holdings (WTF) Hold

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

Fixed Income (1)
Tabcorp Subordinated Notes (TAHHB) Hold

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