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Australian Equity Indices

Points Change % Change Value Volume
S&P/ASX 200 5,378.1 - 7.8 - 0.14% $ 1,060,784,076.0 167,992,844.0
S&P/ASX 200
ALL ORDINARIES 5,366.5 - 6.8 - 0.13% $ 1,117,224,637.0 264,713,700.0
ALL ORDINARIES
S&P/ASX 100 4,476.2 - 5.8 - 0.13% $ 959,688,363.0 112,088,085.0
S&P/ASX 100
SMALL ORDS 2,100.9 - 5.2 - 0.25% $ 145,023,507.0 101,417,761.0
S&P/ASX SMALL ORDINARIES
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Market Summary

Price % Chg
SAI SAI GLOBAL $ 3.850 + 5.48%
SUL SUPARETAIL $ 7.600 - 4.04%
LYC LYNAS $ 0.076 - 3.80%
HZN HOR OIL $ 0.275 - 3.51%
SKE SKILLED GL $ 2.295 + 3.38%
NST NTH STAR $ 1.330 - 3.27%
SXL STHNXMEDIA $ 0.832 - 3.26%
KAR KAROON $ 3.060 - 3.16%
EVN EVOLUTION $ 0.640 - 3.03%
REC RECALL HLD $ 5.950 + 2.94%

Commodities

Price Change % Chg
BRENT SPOT (USD/BBL) 86.720 0.000 0.00%
LIGHT CRUDE DEC4 (USD/BBL) 80.400 - 0.120 - 0.15%
NAT GAS NOV14 (USD/MMBTU) 3.656 - 0.003 - 0.08%
Bid Ask Bid Chg Bid % Chg
GOLD (USD/OZ) 1242.25 1242.85 + 1.70 + 0.14%
SILVER (USD/OZ) 17.13 17.21 + 0.06 + 0.35%
PLATINUM (USD/OZ) 1262.70 1267.30 + 4.70 + 0.37%
PALLADIUM (USD/OZ) 765.43 771.43 - 2.07 - 0.27%

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Currencies

AUD USD EUR JPY GBP
AUD AUD 0.8761 0.693 93.86 0.5459
USD 1.1414 USD 0.791 107.17 0.6232
EUR 1.4424 1.2642 EUR 135.45 0.7876
JPY 0.0106 0.0093 0.0074 JPY 0.0058
GBP 1.831 1.6045 1.2691 171.94 GBP

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