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Morningstar Morning Research Update Friday, Aug 31, 2012


Morningstar Morning Research Update Friday, August 31, 20

Overseas Market Report
The Dow industrials fell to a four-week low after remarks by European leaders escalated investors' fears about the euro zone and a measure of economic sentiment in the region slid to a level not seen in more than two years.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 106.77 points, or 0.8%, to 13,000.71, the lowest level seen since Aug. 2. .. Read More

Foreign Equities (31-Aug-2012 / Close) Close Change % Change
Dow Jones (US) 13001 -107 -0.81
S&P 500 1399 -11 -0.78
NASDAQ 3049 -32 -1.05
FTSE 100 Index 5719 -24 -0.42
DAX 30 6895.49 -115.08 -1.64
CAC 40 3379.11 -34.78 -1.02
Nikkei 225 (Japan) 8984 -86 -0.95
HKSE 19553 -236 -1.19
SSE Composite Index 2052.59 -0.65 -0.03
BSE Sensitive 17541.64 50.83 0.29
NZ 50 3630 1 0.03

Commodities (31-Aug-2012 / Close) Close Change % Change
Aluminium 1856 -14 -0.75
Copper 7557 -5 -0.06
Nickel 15920 -321 -1.98
Gold 1655.25 -5.49 -0.33
Silver 30.44 0.26 0.85
Oil - West Texas crude 94.62 -0.87 -0.91
Lead 1940 -32 -1.65
Zinc 1809 -22 -1.21

Currency (31-Aug-2012 / Close) Close Change % Change
$A vs $US 1.0294 0.0044 0.43
$A vs GBP 0.6522 0.0009 0.14
$A vs YEN 80.93 0.45 0.55
$A vs EUR 0.8232 0.0017 0.21
$A vs $NZ 1.2877 0.0023 0.18
$US vs Euro 0.7992 -0.0012 -0.15
$US vs UK 0.6334 -0.0016 -0.25
$US vs CHF 0.9601 -0.0018 -0.19

Research Updates (20)
Special Reports (1)
Hybrids Special Reports: Crown Subordinated Notes (CWNHA)

Funds (2)
Brook Alpha (NZ) (23180)
Brook Tasman (NZ) (23181)

Shares (17)
ARB Corp (ARP)
Boart Longyear (BLY)
Under Review
Flight Centre (FLT)
Fairfax Media (FXJ)
Graincorp (GNC)
Independence Group (IGO)
Kingsgate Consol. (KCN)
Lend Lease Group (LLC)
Newcrest Mining (NCM)
Perpetual (PPT)
Spark Infrastructure (SKI)
Sirtex Medical (SRX)
Under Review
Sirtex Medical (SRX)
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Sirtex Medical (SRX)
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Sirtex Medical (SRX)
Under Review
Super Retail Group (SUL)
Seven West Media (SWM)

ETFs (0)
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Fixed Income (0)
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