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Morningstar Morning Research Update Thursday, Jan 24, 2013


24-Jan-2013

Overseas Market Report
Stocks ended slightly higher after the House of Representatives passed a measure to suspend the debt ceiling until May. The bill is expected to be approved by the Senate and signed by President Obama. Investors also kept a close watch on corporate earnings reports.

In regard to economic data, the Federal Housing Finance Agency reported that home prices in November rose by 0.6%, seasonally adjusted, from the previous month, marking the 10th straight month of an increase. The gain was just below the expected 0.7% increase, but overall prices were 5.6% higher year over year. Separately, both Redbook and the International Council of Shopping Centres reported decreases in weekly retail sales. .. Read More

Foreign Equities (24-Jan-2013 / Close)CloseChange% Change
/Dow Jones (US)13779670.49
/S&P 500149520.15
/NASDAQ3154100.33
/FTSE 100 Index6198180.30
/DAX 307708110.15
/CAC 403726-15-0.40
/Nikkei 225 (Japan)10487-223-2.08
/HKSE23635-24-0.10
/SSE Composite Index232160.25
/BSE Sensitive20027450.23
/NZ 50418820.04

Commodities (24-Jan-2013 / Close)CloseChange% Change
/Aluminium203910.04
/Copper8073-29-0.36
/Nickel174831700.98
/Gold1686-8-0.50
/Silver32.3-0.1-0.26
/Oil - West Texas crude96.70.70.71
/Lead2362472.01
/Zinc2066311.51

Currency (24-Jan-2013 / Close)CloseChange% Change
/$A vs $US1.0551--0.08
/$A vs GBP0.6656--0.17
/$A vs YEN93.57-0.11-0.11
/$A vs EUR0.7919--0.15
/$A vs $NZ1.2532--0.19
/$US vs Euro0.7506--0.07
/$US vs UK0.6309--0.08
/$US vs CHF0.9290--0.05


Research Updates (19)

Special Reports (1)
/Australian Economic Update - January 2013

Funds (4)
/Colonial First State Global Soft Commodity Share (18164) Bronze
/Lazard Global Small Companies (10701) Neutral
/Perpetual Geared Australian Share (9835) Bronze
/Perpetual Industrial Australian Share (4362) Bronze

Shares (14)
/AMP Limited (AMP) /Accumulate
/BHP Billiton (BHP) Accumulate
/Boral (BLD) Reduce
/Brambles (BXB) Reduce
/Crown (CWN) Hold
/Downer EDI (DOW) /Reduce
/DWS (DWS) /Hold
/GUD Holdings (GUD) Hold
/IOOF (IFL) Hold
/Nufarm (NUF) Hold
/SkyCity (SKC) /Accumulate
/SkyCity (SKC-NZ) /Accumulate
/Sydney Airport (SYD) /Hold
/Western Areas (WSA) Hold

ETFs (0)
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Fixed Income (0)
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