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Morningstar Morning Research Update Wednesday, Jan 9, 2013


Overseas Market Report

Stocks continued their lull from Monday and finished lower as investors express caution on US budget uncertainty and the winter earnings season, which unofficially kicks off after today's closing bell with Alcoa's (AA) quarterly report.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 55.44 points, or 0.41%, to 13,328.85 on Tuesday. The Standard & Poor's 500-stock index lost 4.74 points, or 0.32%, to 1,457.15 and the Nasdaq Composite Index fell 7 points, or 0.23%, to 3,091.81... Read More

Foreign Equities (09-Jan-2013 / Close)CloseChange% Change
/Dow Jones (US)13329-55-0.41
/S&P 5001457-5-0.32
/FTSE 100 Index6054-11-0.18
/DAX 307696-37-0.48
/CAC 40370610.03
/Nikkei 225 (Japan)10508-91-0.86
/SSE Composite Index2276-9-0.41
/BSE Sensitive19743510.26
/NZ 50409060.14

Commodities (09-Jan-2013 / Close)CloseChange% Change
/Oil - West Texas crude93.20.10.10

Currency (09-Jan-2013 / Close)CloseChange% Change
/$A vs $US1.05020.00070.07
/$A vs GBP0.6540-0.0022-0.34
/$A vs YEN91.450.270.30
/$A vs EUR0.8026-0.0018-0.22
/$A vs $NZ1.25380.00080.06
/$US vs Euro0.7642-0.0022-0.29
/$US vs UK0.6227-0.0024-0.39
/$US vs CHF0.9240-0.0030-0.33

Research Updates (10)

Special Reports (4)
/Asset Class Gameboard: December 2012
/Asset Class Performance: December 2012
/Growth Chart: Asset Class Performance: December 2012
/Market Index Performance: December 2012

Funds (2)
/Arrowstreet Emerging Markets (15444) /Silver
/Fidelity Australian Equities (12292) Gold

Shares (4)
/DWS (DWS) /Reduce
/Mainfreight (MFT-NZ) /Reduce
/Ryman Healthcare (RYM-NZ) /Sell
/WorleyParsons (WOR) /Hold

ETFs (0)
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