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Morningstar Afternoon Research Update Wednesday, Jan 9, 2013


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Funds (2)
/Colonial First State Global Emerging Markets Select (17803) Gold
/Goldman Sachs Australian Equities (4544) Silver

Shares (2)
/AGL Energy (AGK) /Hold
/Mermaid Marine Australia (MRM) Hold

ETFs (0)
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Fixed Income (0)
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Australian Market Report
9 January Wednesday – It was a mixed session for the market today as various economic data came out. Retail sales figures disappointed while job vacancies fell to a 30 month low. Iron ore prices garnered attention today, notably touching 15 month highs. It’s no surprise then that index heavy weights, financials and materials all had notable gains but it was information technology that chalked up the most runs. The only sector to experience losses was energy.

The All Ordinaries advanced 17.80 points (0.38%) to 4,730.10 while the S&P/ASX 200 gained 17.90 points (0.38%) to 4,708.10... Read More

Australian Equities (09-Jan-2013 / Close) CloseChange% Change
/All Ordinaries4730180.38
/S&P/ASX 2004708180.38
/10-year Bond Rate3.38-0.02-0.59
/90 Day Bank Accepted Bills SFE-Day2.90-0.01-0.34
/3-yr Bond Rate2.79-0.03-1.06

Currency (09-Jan-2013 / Close) CloseChange% Change
/$A vs $US1.0503--0.08
/$A vs GBP0.6543--0.02
/$A vs YEN91.88-0.51-0.55
/$A vs EUR0.8026--0.10
/$A vs $NZ1.2520--0.22


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