Morningstar Morning Research Update Friday, Feb 22, 2013

Press Release – Morningstar

The closely watched eurozone composite purchasing managers index (PMI) fell to a preliminary reading of 47.3 in February from 48.6 in January according to Markit. Economists had expected a much more modest decline. The reading implies that the …22-Feb-2013

Overseas Market Report

Stocks fell after disappointing data in the US and Europe.

The closely watched eurozone composite purchasing managers index (PMI) fell to a preliminary reading of 47.3 in February from 48.6 in January according to Markit. Economists had expected a much more modest decline. The reading implies that the economic slowdown in the eurozone is continuing unabated and that GDP is likely to shrink again in the first-quarter… Read More

Foreign Equities (22-Feb-2013 / Close) Close Change % Change
/ Dow Jones (US) 13881 -47 -0.34
/ S&P 500 1502 -33 -1.04
/ NASDAQ 3131 -33 -1.04
/ FTSE 100 Index 6292 -104 -1.62
/ DAX 30 7584 -145 -1.88
/ CAC 40 3625 -85 -2.29
/ Nikkei 225 (Japan) 11309 -159 -1.39
/ HKSE 22907 -401 -1.72
/ SSE Composite Index 2326 -71 -2.97
/ BSE Sensitive 19325 -317 -1.62
/ NZ 50 4170 -44 -1.04
Commodities (22-Feb-2013 / Close) Close Change % Change
/ Aluminium 2034 -26 -1.29
/ Copper 7832 -93 -1.18
/ Nickel 16571 -533 -3.12
/ Gold 1576 7 0.43
/ Silver 28.7 0.0 0.10
/ Oil – West Texas crude 95.2 -1.9 -1.94
/ Lead 2308 -20 -0.87
/ Zinc 2089 -19 -0.91
Currency (22-Feb-2013 / Close) Close Change % Change
/ $A vs $US 1.0245 0.0001 0.01
/ $A vs GBP 0.6714 0.0014 0.21
/ $A vs YEN 95.37 0.59 0.62
/ $A vs EUR 0.7766 -0.0048 -0.62
$A vs $NZ 1.2274
/ $US vs Euro 0.7582 -0.0048 -0.63
/ $US vs UK 0.6554 0.0012 0.18
/ $US vs CHF 0.9312 -0.0033 -0.35

Research Updates (44)

Special Reports (1)
/ Australian Economic Update – February 2013
Funds (2)
/ Colonial First State Global Share (4672) Neutral
/ Generation Global Shares (15813) Bronze
Shares (41)
/ Ardent Leisure (AAD) Hold
/ Adelaide Brighton (ABC) Hold
/ Amalgamated Holdings (AHD) Hold
/ Auckland Airport (AIA) Hold
/ Auckland Airport (AIA-NZ) Hold
/ Aust. Infrastructure (AIX) Hold
/ AMP Limited (AMP) Accumulate
/ APN (APN) Avoid
/ ASX (ASX) Reduce
/ Alumina (AWC) Buy
/ Brambles (BXB) Reduce
/ Cabcharge (CAB) / Reduce
/ CFS Retail Property Trust (CFX) Hold
/ Commonwealth Property (CPA) Hold
/ Echo Entertainment Group (EGP) Hold
/ Emeco Holdings (EHL) Hold
/ Envestra (ENV) Reduce
/ Fortescue Metals (FMG) Sell
/ Fisher & Paykel Hlth (FPH) Hold
/ Fisher & Paykel Healthcare (FPH-NZ) Hold
/ Fairfax Media (FXJ) Hold
/ Goodman Gp (GMG) Hold
/ Insurance Aust. Grp. (IAG) Reduce
/ iiNET (IIN) Hold
/ Iluka Resources (ILU) / Accumulate
/ InvoCare (IVC) Reduce
/ Mount Gibson Iron (MGX) Hold
/ Mermaid Marine Australia (MRM) Reduce
/ Nuplex Industries (NPX) Hold
/ Nuplex Industries (NPX-NZ) Hold
/ NRW Holdings (NWH) Hold
/ News Corp (NWS) / Reduce
/ PanAust (PNA) Hold
/ Port of Tauranga (POT-NZ) Reduce
/ Qantas Airways (QAN) Hold
/ Super Retail Group (SUL) Reduce
/ Treasury Group (TRG) Hold
/ Trust Company (TRU) / Hold
/ Tatts Group (TTS) Reduce
/ Wesfarmers (WES) / Hold
/ Woodside Petroleum (WPL) Buy
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