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Morningstar Overseas Market Report


Morningstar Overseas Market Report

Stocks ended mostly higher today as the market focused on earnings, consumer sentiment and the debt ceiling.

House Republican leaders said that they would have a vote on raising the debt ceiling enough to create room to fund the Government for three months next week. Speaker Boehner said that a longer-term increase in the ceiling would come after a budget was passed. .. Read More

Foreign Equities (21-Jan-2013 / Close) Close Change % Change
Dow Jones (US) 13650 54 0.39
S&P 500 1486 5 0.34
NASDAQ 3135 -1 -0.04
FTSE 100 Index 6154 22 0.36
DAX 30 7702 -33 -0.43
CAC 40 3742 -3 -0.07
Nikkei 225 (Japan) 10913 304 2.86
HKSE 23121 -481 -2.04
SSE Composite Index 2317 32 1.41
BSE Sensitive 20039 75 0.38
NZ 50 4164 -33 0.77

Commodities (21-Jan-2013 / Close) Close Change % Change
Aluminium 2007 -6 -0.32
Copper 8036 10 0.12
Nickel 17492 -48 -0.27
Gold 1683 4 0.21
Silver 31.8 -0.0 -0.03
Oil - West Texas crude 96.0 1.8 1.95
Lead 2294 18 0.79
Zinc 2017 28 1.40

Currency (21-Jan-2013 / Close) Close Change % Change
$A vs $US 1.0511 -0.0006 -0.06
$A vs GBP 0.6632 -0.0012 -0.18
$A vs YEN 94.76 -0.15 -0.16
$A vs EUR 0.7898 -0.0009 -0.12
$A vs $NZ 1.2562 -0.0011 -0.09
$US vs Euro 0.7513 -0.0006 -0.07
$US vs UK 0.6310 -0.0009 -0.14
$US vs CHF 0.9351 -0.0010 -0.11

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Funds (4)
Aberdeen International Equity (4768)
IFP Global Franchise Global Equities (12160)
Solaris Core Australian Equity (16567)
Solaris High Alpha Australian Equities (16752)

Shares (14)
Aristocrat Leisure (ALL)
Aurizon Holdings (AZJ)
Bank of Queensland (BOQ)
Fonterra Fund (FSF)
Fonterra Fund (FSF-NZ)
Iluka Resources (ILU)
Iluka Resources (ILU)
Iluka Resources (ILU)
Iluka Resources (ILU)
OZ Minerals (OZL)
Rio Tinto (RIO)
TPG Telecom (TPM)
Tatts Group (TTS)
Woodside Petroleum (WPL)

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