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People walk down stairs in a train station in Tokyo's business district September 30, 2014. Japanese big manufacturers' confidence improved slightly in the three months to September, a closely watched central bank survey showed, but service-sector sentime
Australian Stock Market Report – Morning, October 2, 2014

By Comsec

In US economic data, the ADP national employment index showed that 213,000 private sector jobs were created in September, just above forecasts. Construction spending fell by 0.8% in August, short of forecasts for a 0.5% gain. And the ISM manufacturing index eased from 59.0 to 56. (8:37 am)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD, UNEMPLOYMENT, DOW JONES, CRUDE OIL, MANUFACTURING, TWITTER

Morning commuters pass by the New York Stock Exchange September 15, 2014.
Global Markets Overview – September 29, 2014

By IG Markets

There was a solid bounce in the US markets Friday night, as Q2 GDP was revised to 4.6% on an annualised basis from 4.2% previously. (Sep 29)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, GOLD, DOW JONES, TWITTER, FACEBOOK, GDP

China exports
Australian Stock Market Report – Morning September 29, 2014

By Comsec

In US economic data, the final reading on US June quarter GDP was revised up from 4.2% to 4. The result was in line with expectations. The major contributors were a lift in business investment and stronger exports (up 11. Inflation as measured by the PCE index was unchanged at a 2.3% annual rate. (Sep 29)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD, DOW JONES, TWITTER, FACEBOOK, GOLD PRICES, GDP

Federal Reserve
Global Markets Overview –September 26, 2014

By IG Markets

It was risk off for global equities with investors focusing on geopolitical risk and repricing of fed hike expectations. While both these themes have been known for a while, it seems the fact price action just continues to deteriorate is discouraging investors from jumping back into equities. (Sep 26)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, GOLD, UNEMPLOYMENT, DOW JONES, GERMANY, TWITTER

Stock market indices
Australian Stock Market Report – Morning September 26, 2014

By Comsec

In US economic data, durable goods orders fell by a record 18.2% in August after lifting by a record 22.5% in July. Excluding volatile transportations orders rose 0.7% in August. US jobless claims rose by 12,000 to 293,000 in the past week. US flash composite PMI eased from 59.7 to 58.8 in September. (Sep 26)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD, DOW JONES, TWITTER, FACEBOOK, GOLD PRICES, GDP

A shadow is cast on the Bank of England in London December 20, 2013. Standard
Global Markets Overview – September 25, 2014

By IG Markets

The S&P is yet to experience four consecutive days in the red this year after closing in the green overnight. (Sep 25)

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Scaffolding is seen at the construction site of a new home in Carlsbad, California September 22, 2014. U.S. manufacturing activity hovered at a near 4-1/2-year high in September and factory employment surged, supporting views of sturdy economic growth thi
Australian Stock Market Report – Morning September 25, 2014

By Comsec

In US economic data, new home sales surged by a surprising18% in August to a seasonally adjusted rate of 504,000 units - the highest level in six years. Despite the rise in sales the stock of new houses lifted to a four-year high. At August's sales pace it would take 4. (Sep 25)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD, DOW JONES, CALIFORNIA, MANUFACTURING, TWITTER, FACEBOOK

New York Stock Exchange
Global Markets Overview – September 24, 2014

By IG Markets

The global slide continues - small cap equities saw sustained downward pressure and the trend is starting to spread to the large cap space as well. (Sep 24)

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Frankfurt Stock Exchange (DAX)
Global Markets Overview – September 23, 2014

By IG Markets

The small global rout overnight will sharpen the focus on market conditions, forward expectations and market participation. (Sep 23)

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Housing
Australian Stock Market Report – Morning September 23, 2014

By Comsec

In US economic data, existing home sales fell by 1.8% to a 5.05 million annualised rate in August, short of forecasts tipping sales near 5.20 million. And the national activity index fell from 0.39 to minus 0.21 in August. (Sep 23)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, GOLD, FEDERAL RESERVE, DOW JONES, EXISTING HOME SALES, MANUFACTURING