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Morningstar Morning Research Update Friday, 18 Jan 2013

18-Jan-2013

Overseas Market ReportStocks finished the session significantly higher after encouraging economic data and big bank earnings. The S&P 500 reached a five year high.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average finished up 84.79 points, or 0.63%, to 13,596.02 on Thursday. The Standard & Poor's 500-stock index rose 8.31 points, or 0.56%, to 1,480.94 and the Nasdaq Composite Index gained 18.46 points, or 0.59%, to 3,136.00... Read More

Foreign Equities (18-Jan-2013 / Close)CloseChange% Change
Dow Jones (US)13596850.63
S&P 500148180.56
NASDAQ3136180.59
FTSE 100 Index6132280.46
DAX 307735440.58
CAC 403744360.96
Nikkei 225 (Japan)1061090.09
HKSE23340-17-0.07
SSE Composite Index2285-25-1.06
BSE Sensitive199641460.74
NZ 504197280.66

Commodities (18-Jan-2013 / Close)CloseChange% Change
Aluminium201360.27
Copper80261101.39
Nickel175402031.17
Gold168760.35
Silver31.7-0.2-0.79
Oil - West Texas crude94.20.91.01
Lead2276220.97
Zinc1989341.75

Currency (18-Jan-2013 / Close)CloseChange% Change
$A vs $US1.05400.00140.13
$A vs GBP0.65870.00100.15
$A vs YEN94.72-1.14-1.20
$A vs EUR0.78790.00640.81
$A vs $NZ1.25210.00500.40
$US vs Euro0.74760.00480.64
$US vs UK0.6250-0.0001-0.01
$US vs CHF0.9323-0.0011-0.12

Research Updates (13)

Special Reports (0)
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Funds (4)
Antares Australian Equities (4522) Silver
Antares Elite Opportunities Australian Shares (9391) Silver
Antares High Growth Australian Shares (5851) Bronze
Franklin Global Growth (16740) Silver

Shares (9)
Aquila Resources (AQA) Sell
Blackmores (BKL) Reduce
Fairfax Media (FXJ) Reduce
Harvey Norman (HVN) Reduce
Iluka Resources (ILU) Hold
Rio Tinto (RIO) Buy
SEEK (SEK) Reduce
Suncorp Group (SUN) Reduce
Reject Shop (TRS) Reduce

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

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