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Morningstar Morning Research Update Wednesday, 23 Jan 2013


Overseas Market Report

Stocks finished higher on the back of stronger US earnings.

Existing-home sales in the United States fell by 1%, seasonally adjusted, in December from November, countering the expected 2% increase in such sales. November sales also had a downward revision. Total sales for 2012 were 9.2% higher than in 2011, marking the best annual sales performance since 2007. However, the housing market still has room for improvement as the lending environment remains difficult and potential buyers and sellers remain cautious. .. Read More

Foreign Equities (23-Jan-2013 / Close)CloseChange% Change
/Dow Jones (US)13712620.46
/S&P 500149370.44
/FTSE 100 Index6179-2-0.03
/DAX 307696-53-0.68
/CAC 403741-22-0.59
/Nikkei 225 (Japan)10710-38-0.35
/SSE Composite Index2315-13-0.56
/BSE Sensitive19982-120-0.60
/NZ 50418720.04

Commodities (23-Jan-2013 / Close)CloseChange% Change
/Oil - West Texas crude96.00.00.04

Currency (23-Jan-2013 / Close)CloseChange% Change
/$A vs $US1.0566-0.0052-0.49
/$A vs GBP0.6672-0.0034-0.51
/$A vs YEN93.760.480.51
/$A vs EUR0.7932-0.0033-0.42
/$A vs $NZ1.25630.00160.13
/$US vs Euro0.75080.00050.06
/$US vs UK0.6314---0.01
/$US vs CHF0.92890.00560.60

Research Updates (10)

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

Funds (3)
/GMO Global Equities (8874) Not Ratable
/Perpetual Australian Share (4361) Silver
/Perpetual Concentrated Equity (5893) Bronze

Shares (7)
/FKP (FKP) /Hold
/Gindalbie Metal (GBG) /Hold
/GUD Holdings (GUD) Hold
/OZ Minerals (OZL) Hold
/Stockland (SGP) Hold
/Transurban Group (TCL) /Hold
/Westpac (WBC) /Accumulate

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

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


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