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Morningstar Morning Research Update Friday, Feb 22, 2013

22-Feb-2013

Overseas Market Report

Stocks fell after disappointing data in the US and Europe.

The closely watched eurozone composite purchasing managers index (PMI) fell to a preliminary reading of 47.3 in February from 48.6 in January according to Markit. Economists had expected a much more modest decline. The reading implies that the economic slowdown in the eurozone is continuing unabated and that GDP is likely to shrink again in the first-quarter... Read More

Foreign Equities (22-Feb-2013 / Close)CloseChange% Change
/Dow Jones (US)13881-47-0.34
/S&P 5001502-33-1.04
/NASDAQ3131-33-1.04
/FTSE 100 Index6292-104-1.62
/DAX 307584-145-1.88
/CAC 403625-85-2.29
/Nikkei 225 (Japan)11309-159-1.39
/HKSE22907-401-1.72
/SSE Composite Index2326-71-2.97
/BSE Sensitive19325-317-1.62
/NZ 504170-44-1.04

Commodities (22-Feb-2013 / Close)CloseChange% Change
/Aluminium2034-26-1.29
/Copper7832-93-1.18
/Nickel16571-533-3.12
/Gold157670.43
/Silver28.70.00.10
/Oil - West Texas crude95.2-1.9-1.94
/Lead2308-20-0.87
/Zinc2089-19-0.91

Currency (22-Feb-2013 / Close)CloseChange% Change
/$A vs $US1.02450.00010.01
/$A vs GBP0.67140.00140.21
/$A vs YEN95.370.590.62
/$A vs EUR0.7766-0.0048-0.62
$A vs $NZ1.2274----
/$US vs Euro0.7582-0.0048-0.63
/$US vs UK0.65540.00120.18
/$US vs CHF0.9312-0.0033-0.35

Research Updates (44)

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

Funds (2)
/Colonial First State Global Share (4672) Neutral
/Generation Global Shares (15813) Bronze

Shares (41)
/Ardent Leisure (AAD) Hold
/Adelaide Brighton (ABC) Hold
/Amalgamated Holdings (AHD) Hold
/Auckland Airport (AIA) Hold
/Auckland Airport (AIA-NZ) Hold
/Aust. Infrastructure (AIX) Hold
/AMP Limited (AMP) Accumulate
/APN (APN) Avoid
/ASX (ASX) Reduce
/Alumina (AWC) Buy
/Brambles (BXB) Reduce
/Cabcharge (CAB) /Reduce
/CFS Retail Property Trust (CFX) Hold
/Commonwealth Property (CPA) Hold
/Echo Entertainment Group (EGP) Hold
/Emeco Holdings (EHL) Hold
/Envestra (ENV) Reduce
/Fortescue Metals (FMG) Sell
/Fisher & Paykel Hlth (FPH) Hold
/Fisher & Paykel Healthcare (FPH-NZ) Hold
/Fairfax Media (FXJ) Hold
/Goodman Gp (GMG) Hold
/Insurance Aust. Grp. (IAG) Reduce
/iiNET (IIN) Hold
/Iluka Resources (ILU) /Accumulate
/InvoCare (IVC) Reduce
/Mount Gibson Iron (MGX) Hold
/Mermaid Marine Australia (MRM) Reduce
/Nuplex Industries (NPX) Hold
/Nuplex Industries (NPX-NZ) Hold
/NRW Holdings (NWH) Hold
/News Corp (NWS) /Reduce
/PanAust (PNA) Hold
/Port of Tauranga (POT-NZ) Reduce
/Qantas Airways (QAN) Hold
/Super Retail Group (SUL) Reduce
/Treasury Group (TRG) Hold
/Trust Company (TRU) /Hold
/Tatts Group (TTS) Reduce
/Wesfarmers (WES) /Hold
/Woodside Petroleum (WPL) Buy

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