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Manufacturing
Australian Stock Market Report – Morning October 23, 2014

By Comsec

US economic data, the Consumer Price Index rose by 0.1% in September while the core index (excludes food and energy) also rose by 0. Prices are up 1.7% on a year ago. The mortgage market index soared by 11.6% with the refinancing index up 23.3% in the latest week. (Oct 23)

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The national flag of China flutters behind a fence of the headquarters of the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) in Beijing, in this July 12, 2013
Australian Stock Market Report – Morning October 14, 2014

By Comsec

In Chinese economic data released yesterday, the trade surplus narrowed from US$49.83 billion to US$31.0 billion in September with exports up 15.3% on a year ago with imports up 7%. (Oct 14)

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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 October 13, 2014

By Comsec

Local shares continue to fall and one of the most common exchanges between market participants at present turns around the level at which the ASX 200 will ultimately find some durable support with the index now down by more than 3 per cent year to date. (Oct 13)

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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. (Oct 02)

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Stock Market
Australian Stock Market Report – Midday September 26, 2014

By IBTimes AU

Friday morning saw a sadly familiar tale play out for the local share market once again. Selling arrived in another wave at the open after a grim session for stocks in Europe and the US overnight. European shares fell sharply on Thursday, hitting one-month lows in late trade. (Sep 26)

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Canada's PM Harper speaks during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa
Canada Signs Free Trade Agreement With South Korea: Agri Industry Jubilant

By IBTimes AU

Clinching trade partnerships require lot of give and take. (Sep 23)

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Stock market indices
Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon September 12, 2014

By Comsec

In a picture that was much like Thursday, sellers continued to push the ASX 200 lower over the course of the afternoon. Initially the area around 5520 for the index provided some modest support, although by mid-afternoon the area gave way and new lows were plumbed. (Sep 12)

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New York Stock Exchange
Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon September 10, 2014

By Comsec

Sellers weren't discerning when it came to a choice off sectors on Wednesday, that largely chose them all , with the exception of the technology group. Apart from that most sectors experienced a solid decline. The economic news of the day only added weight to the selling cause. (Sep 10)

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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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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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