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Morningstar Morning Research Update Thursday, Jan 10, 2013

10-Jan-2013

Overseas Market Report
After two days of losses, stocks finished up, as Alcoa’s earnings report, released on Tuesday, had investors optimistic of other upbeat quarterly reports in the coming weeks as well as broader economic improvement. Investors are also hopeful that EU officials will refrain from cutting key interest rates, a move which will be announced on Thursday morning following the European Central Bank's policy meeting.

Economic news flow remained slow, though several reports are due in the coming days... Read More

Foreign Equities (10-Jan-2013 / Close)CloseChange% Change
Dow Jones (US)13391620.46
S&P 500146140.27
NASDAQ3106140.45
FTSE 100 Index6099450.74
DAX 307720250.32
CAC 403717120.31
Nikkei 225 (Japan)10579710.67
HKSE232181070.46
SSE Composite Index2275-1-0.03
BSE Sensitive19667-76-0.38
NZ 504104130.32

Commodities (10-Jan-2013 / Close)CloseChange% Change
Aluminium204190.46
Copper804610.01
Nickel174892281.32
Gold1658-2-0.10
Silver30.30.10.33
Oil - West Texas crude93.2-0.1-0.05
Lead2299-12-0.53
Zinc1986-1-0.04

Currency (10-Jan-2013 / Close)CloseChange% Change
$A vs $US1.0516-0.0005-0.04
$A vs GBP0.6558-0.0014-0.21
$A vs YEN92.31-0.93-1.01
$A vs EUR0.8049-0.0015-0.19
$A vs $NZ1.25200.00280.22
$US vs Euro0.7654-0.0011-0.14
$US vs UK0.6238-0.0012-0.19
$US vs CHF0.9251-0.0013-0.14

Research Updates (5)

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

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

Shares (3)
AGL Energy (AGK) Hold
Incitec Pivot (IPL) Hold
Mermaid Marine Australia (MRM) Hold

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

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

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