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The logo of GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is seen on its office building in Shanghai
Global Markets Overview - 4/23/14

By IG Markets

The light Easter trading continued in Europe and the US overnight. The Easter mergers and acquisitions dance also continued as drug maker GSK traded its cancer division to Swiss competitor Novartis. (11:11 am)

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US Housing Sector
Australian Stock Market Report – Morning 4/23/14

By Comsec

In US economic data, existing home sales fell by just 0.2% to a 4.59 million annual rate in March, above forecasts for a result near 4.55m. The FHFA home price index rose by 0.6% in February to stand 6.9% higher than a year ago. The Richmond Federal Reserve index rose from minus 7 to +7 in April. (9:05 am)

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

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange
Australian Stock Market Report – Morning 4/22/14

By Comsec

In US economic data, the national activity index eased from a revised reading of +0.53 points in February to +0.20 points in March. The leading index rose by 0.8% in March, higher than the market expectation for a gain of +0. (Apr 22)

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US Housing Starts
Australian Stock Market Report – Morning 4/17/14

By Comsec

In US economic data, housing starts rose by 2.8% to an annual rate of 946,000 in March, below expectations for a result near 973,000. Industrial production rose by 0.7% in March, above expectations for a gain of 0. (Apr 17)

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The sun rises to the east of the U.S. Federal Reserve building in Washington, July 31, 2013.
Australian Stock Market Report – Morning 4/16/14

By Comsec

In US economic data, the headline and core measures of consumer prices (the latter excludes food and energy) both rose 0.2% in March, above forecasts for a 0.1% gain. The New York Federal Reserve manufacturing index eased from +5.61 to +1.29 in April. (Apr 16)

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UK retail sales
Australian Stock Market Report – Morning 4/15/14

By Comsec

In US economic data, retail sales rose by 1.1% in March, ahead of forecasts for an increase in sales of 0. It was the biggest gain in sales since September 2012. Excluding autos, sales rose by 0.7%, ahead of forecasts for a gain of 0. Business inventories rose by 0. (Apr 15)

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A man is reflected in a window as he walks past the indicator boards at the Australian Stock Exchange in Sydney August 11, 2011.
Global Markets Overview – 4/14/14

By IG Markets

Sentiment is little changed from Friday's US close, when most major markets continued to lose ground. Once again focus remains on the upcoming reporting season after JP Morgan's results disappointed. (Apr 14)

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Women shopping at a retail supermarket in Mumbai
Australian Stock Market Report – Morning 4/14/14

By Comsec

In US economic data, producer prices rose by 0.5% in March (forecast +0.1%) with core prices (excludes food and energy) up 0.6% (forecast +0. It was the biggest lift in prices in nine months. Consumer sentiment rose from 80.0 to a 9-month high of 82.6 in April, above forecasts centred near 81. (Apr 14)

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Commuters pass by Nasdaq headquarters in New York.
Global Markets Overview – 4/11/14

By IG Markets

Another thinly traded rout in the US overnight has put most investors on notice as we approach US earnings season. (Apr 11)

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Youth unemployment UK
Australian Stock Market Report – Morning 4/11/14

By Comsec

In US economic data, new claims for unemployment insurance fell from 332,000 to 300,000 in the latest week, well below forecasts centred on a result near 320,000. Import prices rose by 0.6% in March with export prices up 0.8% - both results above expectations. And the Federal Budget was $36. (Apr 11)

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