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Morningstar Morning Research Update Tuesday, Jan 8, 2013


Overseas Market Report
Stocks finished lower as investors continued to show caution following last week's Federal Reserve meeting minutes, which indicated a possible end to stimulus sooner than expected. There were also some concerns ahead of this week's European Central Bank meeting, where there is speculation of an interest-rate cut.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 50.92 points, or 0.38%, to 13,384.29 on Monday. The Standard & Poor's 500-stock index lost 4.58 points, or 0.31%, to 1,461.89 and the Nasdaq Composite Index fell 2.85 points, or 0.09%, to 3,098.81... Read More

Foreign Equities (08-Jan-2013 / Close)CloseChange% Change
/Dow Jones (US)13384-51-0.38
/S&P 5001462-5-0.31
/FTSE 100 Index6065-25-0.41
/DAX 307733-44-0.56
/CAC 403705-25-0.68
/Nikkei 225 (Japan)10599-89-0.83
/SSE Composite Index228580.37
/BSE Sensitive19691-93-0.47
/NZ 504085100.24

Commodities (08-Jan-2013 / Close)CloseChange% Change
/Oil - West Texas crude93.1-0.0-0.01

Currency (08-Jan-2013 / Close)CloseChange% Change
/$A vs $US1.0503---0.09
/$A vs GBP0.6515--0.21
/$A vs YEN92.180.370.40
/$A vs EUR0.8007--0.27
/$A vs $NZ1.25450.01000.57
/$US vs Euro0.7625--0.37
/$US vs UK0.6204--0.32
/$US vs CHF0.9213--0.36

Research Updates (6)

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

Funds (2)
/Aberdeen Asian Opportunities (10438) Silver
/Aberdeen Emerging Markets (11594) Silver

Shares (4)
/ALS (ALQ) /Reduce
/Caltex (CTX) /Hold
/Rio Tinto (RIO) /Accumulate
/Reject Shop (TRS) /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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