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Armed pro-Russian separatists stand guard at a crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, near the village of Hrabove
Global Markets Overview – August 29, 2014

By IG Markets

Equities retreated as geopolitical risk reared its ugly head yet again. News that Ukraine-Russia tension is flaring up again sharply spooked investors, with reports suggesting Russia has even more troops in separatist territory. (Aug 29)

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New York Stock Exchange
Australian Stock Market Report – Morning August 29, 2014

By Comsec

In US economic data, the economy grew at a 4.2% annual pace in the June quarter, up from the "flash" estimate of 4% and above forecasts of 3. New claims for unemployment insurance fell by 1,000 to 298,000 in the latest week and below forecasts of a result near 300,000. (Aug 29)

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Wall Street
Global Markets Overview – August 28, 2014

By IG Markets

Volumes are down, trading activity is subdued and the Street is nonplussed about a key driver for the next leg up or down. The current situation has the bullish and bearish views sitting at around 50/50 as the market awaits the first two weeks of September and the meeting of central banks. (Aug 28)

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Freddie Mac
Australian Stock Market Report – Morning August 28, 2014

By Comsec

In US economic data, the weekly mortgage market index rose by 2.8% with the purchase index up 2.6% and the refinancing index up by 2.8%. (Aug 28)

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Asian stock market
Global Markets Overview – August 27, 2014

By IG Markets

The uptrend momentum on the S&P has continued unabated, as it breached and held 2000 points for the first time in its history this morning. (Aug 27)

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Real estate
Australian Stock Market Report – Morning August 27, 2014

By Comsec

n US economic data, the CaseShiller home price series fell 0.2% in June, weaker than expectations. But the FHFA home price series rose by 0.4% in June to stand 5.1% higher than a year ago. Durable good orders rose by 22.6% in July, but excluding aircraft, orders fell by 0.5%, below forecasts of a 0. (Aug 27)

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European Central Bank
Global Markets Overview – August 26, 2014

By IG Markets

The reactions from the US and Europe to the news out of Jackson Hole over the weekend were as expected - green on the equities front and red for the EUR. (Aug 26)

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stock market indices
Australia Stock Market Report – Morning August 25, 2014

By Comsec

In US economic data, the weekly Economic Cycle Research Institute index fell from a 3.6% annual rate to 2.8%. (Aug 25)

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Janet Yellen
Global Markets Overview – August 25, 2014

By IG Markets

After speculative trading on Wednesday and Thursday around the prospect of rates rising sooner than expected based on the release of the Fed minutes, the weekend's Jackson Hole Symposium has quickly put a lid on these theories. (Aug 25)

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An elderly woman walks at a temporary housing complex where evacuees from the Kawamata area are living in Kawamata town, Fukushima prefecture June 23, 2014. The triple meltdowns at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant that followed the March 2011 earthquak
Global Markets Overview – August 22, 2014

By IG Markets

More record prints for the S&P as it's now within eight points of 2000, a psychological milestone. (Aug 22)

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