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Morningstar Afternoon Research Update Thursday, Dec 6 2012


06-Dec-2012


Special Announcements
There were no Announcements for today.

Research Updates (13)

Special Reports (3)
/Asset Class Performance: November 2012
/Growth Chart: Asset Class Performance: November 2012
/Market Index Performance: November 2012

Funds (5)
/Colonial First State Australian Bond (4122) Neutral
/Colonial First State Diversified Fixed Interest (4712) Neutral
/Colonial First State Enhanced Yield (12410) Neutral
/Colonial First State Global Credit Income (10872) /Neutral
/Dimensional Short Term Fixed Interest (5839) Neutral

Shares (5)
/Boral (BLD) Hold
/Rio Tinto (RIO) Buy
/Sedgman (SDM) /Ceased coverage
/SEEK (SEK) Hold
/Woodside Petroleum (WPL) Buy

ETFs (0)
There were no research reports published today.

Fixed Income (0)
There were no research reports published today.


Australian Market Report
Thursday 6 December - Local markets finished a touch lower today despite unemployment numbers beating expectations. Financials and energy led the falls.

The All Ordinaries fell 12.3 points (-0.27%) to 4,515.7 while the S&P/ASX 200 weakened 11.1 points (-0.25%) to 4,509.3... Read More

Australian Equities (06-Dec-2012 / Close) CloseChange% Change
/All Ordinaries4516-12-0.27
/S&P/ASX 2004509-11-0.25
/10-year Bond Rate3.05-0.05-1.77
/90 Day Bank Accepted Bills SFE-Day2.93-0.17-5.48
/3-yr Bond Rate2.60-0.02-0.76

Currency (06-Dec-2012 / Close) CloseChange% Change
/$A vs $US1.0457---0.11
/$A vs GBP0.6499---0.14
/$A vs YEN86.25-0.15-0.17
/$A vs EUR0.8009---0.25
/$A vs $NZ1.2611---0.08

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