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Gold Prices

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Housing
Australian Stock Market Report – Morning July 29, 2014

By Comsec

In US economic data, the "flash" services index was unchanged at 61.0 in July, above forecasts centred on a result near 59.8. The pending home sales index fell by 1.1% to 102.7 in June, below forecasts centred on a 0.5% gain. And the Dallas Federal Reserve index rose from 11.4 to 12. (9:27 am)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD, FEDERAL RESERVE, DOW JONES, FTSE, TWITTER, FACEBOOK

Dow Jones
Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon July 25, 2014

By Comsec

After a quiet night of trading on overseas market, where the Dow Jones index closed 3 points weaker and the NASDAQ composite ended down 2 points - the Aussie market closed slightly lower today. At the close of trade the ASX 200 ended down 0.08% or 4. (Jul 25)

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

Asian stock market
Australian Stock Market Report –Midday July 25, 2014

By Comsec

The Australian sharemarket is falling for the first time in eight trading days, with the All Ordinaries Index (XAO) down 0.3 per cent. The falls are still only modest due to a lack of major drivers overnight. Shares in the U.S. (Jul 25)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD, IMF, TWITTER, FACEBOOK, AUSTRALIA, DISASTERS

A trader watches a monitor displaying stocks on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange February 4, 2010.
Australian Stock Market Report –Afternoon July 24, 2014

By Comsec

The Australian market closed higher again today boosted by the better than expected "Flash" Chinese manufacturing data for July. The HSBC China flash Purchasing Managers' Indexes (PMI) for July hit a 18month high up 52.0 boosted by new orders up from 50. (Jul 24)

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

HSBC
Australian Stock Market Report – Midday July 24, 2014

By Comsec

The Australian market opened stronger today as expected and by lunch the market had been boosted by the better than expected "Flash" Chinese manufacturing data for July. The HSBC China flash Purchasing Managers' Indexes (PMI) for July hit a 18month high up 52. (Jul 24)

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

Housing
Australian Stock Market Report – Morning July 23, 2014

By Comsec

In US economic data existing home sales rose for the third consecutive month in June, up 2.6% to an annual rate of 5.04 million - an eight month high. The Consumer Price Index rose 0.3% in June to be up 2.1% over the year. Gasoline accounted for two-thirds of the gain lifting by 3.3% in June. (Jul 23)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD, DOW JONES, FTSE, TWITTER, FACEBOOK, EUROPEAN UNION

Arab Stock Market
Australian Stock Market Report – Morning July 21, 2014

By Comsec

In US economic data the leading index rose by 0.3% in June, short of the 0.5% forecast gain. The consumer sentiment index eased from 82.5 to 81.3 in July, short of the 83.0 forecast result. (Jul 21)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD, DOW JONES, GENERAL ELECTRIC, FTSE, TWITTER, FACEBOOK

Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon June 13, 2014

By Comsec

The All Ordinaries Index (XAO) fell by 0.45 per cent today, hitting a two-month low and sliding for the third day. Despite some better than expected Chinese economic news late this afternoon, the Australian sharemarket finished lower with continued u... (Jun 13)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, GOLD, IRAQ, CRUDE OIL, TWITTER, FACEBOOK

ANZ Seeks Role in Pilot Global Gold Trading Platform in Shanghai

By IBTimes AU

A global gold-trading platform is being planned in the pilot Shanghai free-trade zone, and ANZ Bank wants to play a role in it. The trading platform is seen as a potential challenger to the London and New York exchanges. (Jun 02)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, GOLD, HSBC, WESTPAC, AUSTRALIA, NEW YORK

Gold Slips Ahead of U.S. Jobs Data; on Track for Third Weekly Loss
Gold Steady on Ukraine Tensions; Asian Physical Demand Eyed

By Reuters

Gold prices were steady early on Friday supported by geopolitical tensions in Ukraine, with investors eyeing fund flows and Asian physical demand for further cues. (May 09)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, GOLD, HUMAN RIGHTS, UKRAINE