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Morningstar Morning Research Update Tuesday, Jan 29, 2013


29-Jan-2013

Overseas Market Report

Stocks sought direction throughout the day and finished mixed as investors focused on corporate earnings and economic data.

Pending home sales in the United States dropped by 4.3% in December from November, though the reading remained above 100. The index was 6.9% higher from the same time last year, and the index has risen year over year for 20 straight months. However, the most recent reading countered the expected 1% increase, and the November reading was revised downward, leading to some concerns about the housing recovery. Also in construction-related news, building permits for last month were revised up by 1% from November. .. Read More

Foreign Equities (29-Jan-2013 / Close)CloseChange% Change
Dow Jones (US)13882-14-0.10
S&P 5001500-3-0.18
NASDAQ315450.15
FTSE 100 Index6294100.16
DAX 307833-25-0.32
CAC 40378130.07
Nikkei 225 (Japan)10824-102-0.94
HKSE23672910.39
SSE Composite Index2347552.41
BSE Sensitive201030--
NZ 5042040--

Commodities (29-Jan-2013 / Close)CloseChange% Change
Aluminium201320.10
Copper8016180.23
Nickel175682451.41
Gold16560-0.02
Silver30.90.41.22
Oil - West Texas crude95.90.70.71
Lead2366200.86
Zinc2061-5-0.27

Currency (29-Jan-2013 / Close)CloseChange% Change
$A vs $US1.0411---0.02
$A vs GBP0.6634---0.54
$A vs YEN94.490.410.44
$A vs EUR0.7738---0.09
$A vs $NZ1.2493---0.30
$US vs Euro0.7433---0.09
$US vs UK0.6372---0.52
$US vs CHF0.9262--0.08

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