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People are reflected on an electronic board showing the Japanese yen's exchange rate against the U.S. dollar outside a brokerage in Tokyo November 20, 2014. Asian stocks mostly fell on Thursday as fresh data signalling a further loss of momentum in China'
Global Markets Overview – November 21, 2014

By IG Markets

Global markets were mixed as investors focusing on specific economic factors driving sentiment. Equities in the US managed to recover from the FOMC meeting minutes, with investors responding positively to some solid housing data and a sharp bounce in the Philly Fed manufacturing index. (Nov 21)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, GOLD, FTSE, MANUFACTURING, TWITTER, FACEBOOK

A man carries an umbrella in the rain as he passes the New York Stock Exchange October 16, 2014. Stocks on Wall Street rebounded from earlier lows on Thursday to trade little changed as a flurry of economic reports helped ease fears a weakening global eco
Australian Stock Market Report – Morning November 21, 2014

By Comsec

In the US, the Philadelphia Fed Business Activity Index lifted from 20.7 to 40.8 in October - its highest reading since 1993. The new orders sub-index was at the highest level in 26 years. US Consumer prices were unchanged in October to be 1.7% higher than a year ago. (Nov 21)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD, FTSE, EXISTING HOME SALES, MANUFACTURING, TWITTER, FACEBOOK

A mine worker looks at stacks of coal in an open-cast steam coal mine located in the Ordos mining district, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, March 14, 2014. China's top producing coal province of Inner Mongolia, where Ordos is located, is in crisis. Tumb
Global Markets Overview – November 20, 2014

By IG Markets

Equity trading is getting ugly again; the US has been absent-mindedly meandering higher over the past month yet that lead has not transferred to Asian markets (disregarding the spending machine that is Japan). (Nov 20)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, GOLD, GOLDMAN SACHS, FTSE, TWITTER, FACEBOOK

Housing
Australian Stock Market Report – Morning November 20, 2014

By Comsec

In the US, housing starts fell by 2.8% to a 1.009 million annual rate in October. Analysts had tipped a result near 1.025m. But building permits were stronger than expected, up 4. The mortgage market index rose by 5.2% in the latest week. And there were net capital outflows totalling US$55. (Nov 20)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, GOLD, FEDERAL RESERVE, UNEMPLOYMENT, FTSE, MANUFACTURING

A man is reflected as he walks past the Australian Securities Exchange building in central Sydney April 8, 2011. Singapore Exchange Ltd has terminated its $8 billion bid for Australia's ASX Ltd after the Australian government formally rejected the offer o
Australian Stock Market Report – Midday November 19, 2014

By Comsec

In the last two and a half weeks there have been only 3 occasion on which the ASX 200 has risen. The weaker trend was once again in force at the open of trade on Wednesday. While the early losses for the ASX 200 were contained; the index was down 18 ... (Nov 19)

MORE TOPICS: FTSE, TWITTER, FACEBOOK, AUSTRALIA, RIO TINTO

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe kicks a soccer ball during a meeting with Brazilian soccer players in Brasilia
Global Markets Overview – November 19, 2014

By IG Markets

The final market altering event of 2014 is now underway. I've been keenly watching political and fiscal events that have transpired in Japan over the past month. Last night they reached a pinnacle at Prime Minster Abe's press conference. (Nov 19)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, GOLD, FTSE, TWITTER, FACEBOOK, JAPAN

People try out laptops displayed at an electronics retail store in Tokyo November, 16, 2014. Japan's economy unexpectedly shrank an annualised 1.6 percent in July-September after a severe contraction in the previous quarter, likely solidifying the view th
Australian Stock Market Report – Morning November 19, 2014

By Comsec

In the US, producer prices rose by 0.2% in October to be up 1.5% over the year. Core prices (ex food & energy) rose by 0.4% to be up 1.8% on a year ago. The NAHB housing market index improved from 54 to 58 in November. (Nov 19)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD, FEDERAL RESERVE, FTSE, TWITTER, FACEBOOK, JAPAN

Japan tech shares slip; others relieved at U.S. jobs
Global Markets Overview – November 18, 2014

By IG Markets

That general feeling of unease only intensified with the release of Japan's third quarter GDP figures yesterday. (Nov 18)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, GOLD, FTSE, TWITTER, FACEBOOK, GDP

Car manufacturing
Australian Stock Market Report – Morning November 18, 2014

By Comsec

In the US, industrial production fell by 0.1% in October, short of forecasts tipping a 0.2% gain. The New York Fed manufacturing index rose from +6.17 to +10.16 in November. (Nov 18)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD, FEDERAL RESERVE, FTSE, MANUFACTURING, FACEBOOK, JAPAN

Arab Stock Market
Global Markets Overview – November 17, 2014

By IG Markets

There is a general feeling I get from commentary, investors and the market itself that we all want 2014 to finish now, locking in the gains we've seen this year. (Nov 17)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, GOLD, FTSE, TWITTER, FACEBOOK, GDP