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Medibank capped for retail

Jess Gardner | Retail investors will pay no more than $2 a share with the health insurer scheduled to list on November 25.

Property

Super Saturday jitters

Duncan Hughes | Contrasting property analysis is sending mixed messages to the market as it gears up for a big weekend.

Shares

Is Crown’s hot streak over?

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Australian Equity Indices

Points Change % Change Value Volume
S&P/ASX 200 5,325.0 + 5.6 + 0.11% $ 3,566,266,076.0 750,844,581.0
S&P/ASX 200
ALL ORDINARIES 5,312.5 + 5.2 + 0.10% $ 3,676,813,550.0 965,394,987.0
ALL ORDINARIES
S&P/ASX 100 4,432.8 + 4.9 + 0.11% $ 3,126,788,214.0 450,651,965.0
S&P/ASX 100
SMALL ORDS 2,076.7 + 0.4 + 0.02% $ 509,686,595.0 426,686,648.0
S&P/ASX SMALL ORDINARIES
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Market Summary

Price % Chg
SXL STHNXMEDIA $ 0.865 - 6.49%
DOW DOWNER EDI $ 4.450 + 6.21%
VED VEDA GROUP $ 2.180 - 6.03%
MQA MACQ ATLAS $ 3.040 + 5.92%
WOR WORLEYPARS $ 13.500 - 4.26%
RSG RESOLUTE $ 0.350 - 4.11%
ORA ORORA $ 1.660 + 4.08%
NST NTH STAR $ 1.280 + 4.07%
SVW SEVEN GRP $ 6.420 - 4.04%
MRM MERMAID MR $ 1.825 - 3.95%

Commodities

Price Change % Chg
BRENT SPOT (USD/BBL) 84.660 0.000 0.00%
LIGHT CRUDE NOV4 (USD/BBL) 83.250 + 0.100 + 0.12%
NAT GAS NOV14 (USD/MMBTU) 3.706 + 0.036 + 0.98%
Bid Ask Bid Chg Bid % Chg
GOLD (USD/OZ) 1246.91 1247.91 + 0.81 + 0.06%
SILVER (USD/OZ) 17.47 17.55 + 0.09 + 0.52%
PLATINUM (USD/OZ) 1272.70 1282.70 + 13.90 + 1.10%
PALLADIUM (USD/OZ) 771.60 778.60 + 11.60 + 1.53%

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Currencies

AUD USD EUR JPY GBP
AUD AUD 0.8772 0.6897 93.77 0.5443
USD 1.1386 USD 0.7861 106.9 0.6203
EUR 1.449 1.2718 EUR 135.96 0.7892
JPY 0.0107 0.0094 0.0074 JPY 0.0058
GBP 1.8348 1.6114 1.2668 172.27 GBP

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