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Australian Equity Indices

Points Change % Change Value Volume
S&P/ASX 200 5,420.3 + 32.1 + 0.60% $ 3,142,627,957.0 504,322,532.0
S&P/ASX 200
ALL ORDINARIES 5,412.6 + 32.3 + 0.60% $ 3,251,682,942.0 668,488,941.0
ALL ORDINARIES
S&P/ASX 100 4,506.7 + 26.4 + 0.59% $ 2,771,484,360.0 327,560,902.0
S&P/ASX 100
SMALL ORDS 2,151.9 + 12.3 + 0.57% $ 440,638,726.0 247,872,258.0
S&P/ASX SMALL ORDINARIES
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Market Summary

Price % Chg
LYC LYNAS $ 0.185 - 7.50%
ILU ILUKA RES $ 9.110 - 6.76%
KAR KAROON $ 2.760 + 6.15%
TEN TEN NET $ 0.265 + 6.00%
CGF CHALLENGER $ 6.450 + 5.56%
EGP ECHO ENT $ 2.780 + 4.91%
BRU BURUENERGY $ 1.210 + 4.76%
SFR SANDFIRE $ 5.740 - 4.17%
QUB QUBE $ 2.270 + 4.13%
DLS D/SEARCH $ 1.665 + 4.06%

Commodities

Price Change % Chg
BRENT SPOT (USD/BBL) 109.540 0.000 0.00%
LIGHT CRUDE MAY4 (USD/BBL) 104.700 + 0.950 + 0.92%
NAT GAS MAY14 (USD/MMBTU) 4.562 - 0.005 - 0.11%
Bid Ask Bid Chg Bid % Chg
GOLD (USD/OZ) 1302.50 1302.70 + 0.46 + 0.04%
SILVER (USD/OZ) 19.58 19.66 + 0.01 + 0.05%
PLATINUM (USD/OZ) 1436.65 1446.65 + 1.75 + 0.12%
PALLADIUM (USD/OZ) 800.25 803.85 + 8.55 + 1.08%

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Currencies

AUD USD EUR JPY GBP
AUD AUD 0.936 0.6771 95.75 0.5571
USD 1.0678 USD 0.7234 102.3 0.5952
EUR 1.4759 1.3822 EUR 141.40 0.8227
JPY 0.0104 0.0098 0.0071 JPY 0.0058
GBP 1.7938 1.6798 1.2153 171.85 GBP

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Sally Rose | Local shares moved higher as Australia’s biggest trading partner China beat expectations to narrowly avoid posting its slowest rate of economic growth in five years and resources giant BHP Billiton told shareholders it plans to boost iron ore production this year.

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