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Morningstar Afternoon Research Update Tue, Feb 19, 2013


Special Announcements
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Research Updates (8)

Special Reports (1)
Hybrids Special Reports: NAB Convertible Preference Shares (NABPA)

Funds (2)
Vanguard International Shares Index (4489) Bronze
Vanguard International Small Companies Index (15897) Neutral

Shares (4)
Caltex (CTX) Hold
Fleetwood Corp. (FWD) Hold
News Corp (NWS) Reduce
Precinct Properties New Zealand (PCT-NZ) Hold

ETFs (0)
There were no research reports published today.

Fixed Income (1)
Tabcorp Bonds (TAHHA) Accumulate

Australian Market Report

Tuesday 19 February – The market touched five year highs on the back of better investor sentiment as earnings releases continued to provide momentum. The only real disappointment was SHL which suffered sharp falls as it failed to meet expectations. Among the sectors, materials and financials managed to put up some respectable gains but it was energy that did most of the heavy lifting.

The All Ordinaries gained 18.10 points (0.36%) to 5,101.00 while the S&P/ASX 200 rose 18.50 points (0.37%) to 5,081.90... Read More

Australian Equities (19-Feb-2013 / Close) CloseChange% Change
All Ordinaries5101180.36
S&P/ASX 2005082190.37
10-year Bond Rate3.560.030.71
90 Day Bank Accepted Bills SFE-Day2.920.031.04
3-yr Bond Rate2.910.010.34

Currency (19-Feb-2013 / Close) CloseChange% Change
$A vs $US1.0327---0.12
$A vs GBP0.6673---0.13
$A vs YEN96.68-0.13-0.13
$A vs EUR0.7735---0.09
$A vs $NZ1.2229---0.29


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