Video | Agriculture | Confidence | Economy | Energy | Employment | Finance | Media | Property | RBNZ | Science | SOEs | Tax | Technology | Telecoms | Tourism | Transport | Search


Morningstar Morning Research Update Monday, Feb 25, 2013


Overseas Market Report

Stocks were higher after some better-than-expected earnings and European data.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average finished up 119.95 points, or 0.86%, to 14,000.57 on Friday. The Standard & Poor's 500-stock index rose 13.18 points, or 0.88%, to 1,515.60 and the Nasdaq Composite Index gained 30.33 points, or 0.97%, to 3,161.82... Read More

Foreign Equities (25-Feb-2013 / Close)CloseChange% Change
/Dow Jones (US)140011200.86
/S&P 5001516130.88
/FTSE 100 Index6336440.70
/DAX 307662781.03
/CAC 403706812.25
/Nikkei 225 (Japan)11386770.68
/SSE Composite Index2314-12-0.51
/BSE Sensitive19317-8-0.04
/NZ 504215441.05

Commodities (25-Feb-2013 / Close)CloseChange% Change
/Oil - West Texas crude93.1-4.0-4.09

Currency (25-Feb-2013 / Close)CloseChange% Change
/$A vs $US1.03040.00170.17
/$A vs GBP0.6828-0.0050-0.74
/$A vs YEN97.54-1.06-1.09
/$A vs EUR0.77950.00360.46
/$A vs $NZ1.23130.00070.06
/$US vs Euro0.75670.00140.18
/$US vs UK0.6626-0.0032-0.48
/$US vs CHF0.9293-0.0005-0.05

Research Updates (26)

Special Reports (1)
/Economic update

Funds (2)
/Acadian - Long-Only Global Equity (12403) Neutral
/Acadian - Long/Short Global Equity (14288) Neutral

Shares (23)
/Atlas Iron (AGO) /Accumulate
/Ansell (ANN) /Hold
/Aquila Resources (AQA) /Reduce
/Austal (ASB) Hold
/Billabong Intl (BBG) Avoid
/Crown (CWN) Hold
/Federation Centres (FDC) Hold
/Investa Office Fund (IOF) Hold
/Mirabela Nickel (MBN) /Hold
/News Corp (NWS) /Hold
/Origin Energy (ORG) Accumulate
/Port of Tauranga (POT-NZ) Reduce
/Platinum Asset Mgmt (PTM) /Hold
/SAI Global (SAI) /Accumulate
/Sonic Healthcare (SHL) /Hold
/Sky Network TV (SKT) Hold
/Sky Network Television (SKT-NZ) Hold
/Santos (STO) Accumulate
/Telecom NZ (TEL) Hold
/Telecom NZ (TEL-NZ) Hold
/Transpacific Ind. (TPI) /Hold
/Whitehaven Coal (WHC) /Hold
/Western Areas (WSA) Hold

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.


© Scoop Media

Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines


Internet: NZ Govt Lifts Target Speeds For Rural Broadband

The government has lifted its expectations on faster broadband speeds for rural New Zealand as it targets increased spending on research and development in the country's information and communications technology sector, which it sees as a key driver for export growth. More>>


Banks: Westpac Keeps Core Government Transactions Contract

The local arm of Westpac Banking Corp has kept its contract with the New Zealand government to provide core transactions, but will have to share peripheral services with its rivals. More>>


Science Investment Plan: Universities Welcome Statement

Universities New Zealand has welcomed the National Statement of Science Investment released by the Government today... this is a critical document as it sets out the Government’s ten-year strategic direction that will guide future investment in New Zealand’s science system. More>>


Scouring: Cavalier Merger Would Extract 'Monopoly Rents' - Godfrey Hirst

A merger of Cavalier Wool Holdings and New Zealand Wool Services International's two wool scouring operations would create a monopoly, says carpet maker Godfrey Hirst. The Commerce Commission on Friday released its second draft determination on the merger, maintaining its view that the public benefits would outweigh the loss of competition. More>>


Scoop Review Of Books: She Means Business

As Foreman says in her conclusion, this is a business book. It opens with a brief biographical section followed by a collection of interesting tips for entrepreneurs... More>>


Hourly Wage Gap Grows: Gender Pay Gap Still Fixed At Fourteen Percent

“The totally unchanged pay gap is a slap in the face for women, families and the economy,” says Coalition spokesperson, Angela McLeod. Even worse, Māori and Pacific women face an outrageous pay gap of 28% and 33% when compared with the pay packets of Pākehā men. More>>


Get More From Scoop

Search Scoop  
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news