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Australia shares close near three-week lows, iron ore price weighs SYDNEY: Australian shares lost 0.6 percent on Friday to finish near three-week lows as the resource sector was hit by a rout in iron ore prices and sentiment was hurt by Wall Street's decline. The S&P/ASX 200 index dropped 32.6 points to 5,598.7 at the close of trade, suffering its biggest one-day percentage loss in a month. The benchmark, which shed 0.4 percent on Thursday, and lost 0.5 percent for the week, its second week of losses. New Zealand's benchmark NZX 50 index added 0.5 percent or 25.3 points to finish the session at 5,253.9. Copyright Reuters, 2014 ...

Australia shares fall, many investors stay on sidelines SYDNEY/WELLINGTON: Australian shares fell 0.4 percent on Thursday, with broad-based selling rooted in weakness in resources after iron ore prices fell overnight to near five-year lows. Many investors, still digesting a mixed earnings season the past two weeks, sat on the sidelines hoping geopolitical tensions will ease. "There's no definite lead coming out of the United States. Investors are a bit cautious about geopolitical tensions," said Tony Russell, senior equities adviser at RBS Morgans Reynolds ...
Australia shares listless, await central bank policy meeting SYDNEY/WELLINGTON: Australian shares were little changed on Tuesday in listless trading, lacking cues from US markets and awaiting the central bank's monthly policy meeting. Geopolitical tensions, slowing manufacturing in the euro zone and stagnating factory activity in several key countries weighed on sentiment. The Reserve Bank of Australia's meeting will draw interest with the focus on whether the central bank will retain its commitment to keep interest rates low for a while. The cash rate ...
Australia shares up as data points to no interest rate rise SYDNEY/WELLINGTON: Australian shares posted modest gains on Monday, with financial and resources stocks pulling up the benchmark index as investors took a positive lead from Wall St and soft economic data fed expectations that interest rates will stay low indefinitely. As investors digested a mixed earnings season in the past two weeks, a gauge of Australian price pressures showed consumer price inflation at its lowest in seven months in August, adding to predictions of no ...
Australia shares close lower on miners, Qantas at June highs SYDNEY: Australian shares fell 0.5 percent on Thursday as persistent weakness in iron ore prices hit miners, though a jump in Qantas helped bolster investor sentiment. Australia's national carrier Qantas Airways Ltd soared 7 percent to A$1.385, its highest since early June.The S&P/ASX 200 index dipped 26.8 points to 5,624.4 at the close of trade.The index added 0.2 percent on Wednesday, closing at a six-year high. New Zealand's benchmark NZX 50 index slipped 0.1 percent ...
Australia shares hit by blue-chips, Qantas soars as investors bet worst is over SYDNEY/WELLINGTON: Australian shares fell 0.4 percent on Thursday morning as recent outperformers stepped back and as persistent weakness in iron ore prices hit miners. Qantas Airways Ltd, however, soared 7 percent to A$1.39, its highest since early June as investors looked past a record annual net loss after the carrier predicted blue skies ahead, and on expectations a foreign investor may step in to revive its struggling international arm.Among top 20 stocks on the ASX ...
NZ stock exchange operator to open new market WELLINGTON: New Zealand's stock exchange operator, NZX Ltd, is to set up a new market with easier disclosure and reporting rules aimed at small, fast-growing companies. NZX said on Thursday it expected the NXT market to start operating in the fourth quarter, subject to regulatory approval, and it would be aimed at small-to-mid sized businesses looking for capital."Currently it's time consuming for them to find capital, and can be a drain on their limited resources," ...

 



 
Index Closing Chg%
Arrow DJIA 16,677.90 1.32
Arrow Nasdaq 4,452.79 1.60
Arrow S&P 1,950.82 1.23
Arrow FTSE 6,419.15 0.30
Arrow DAX 9,047.31 1.20
Arrow CAC-40 4,157.68 1.28
Arrow Nikkei 15,138.96 0.37
Arrow H.Seng 23,333.18 0.30
Arrow Sensex 26,851.05 0.24





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Annual2013/14
Foreign Debt $61.805bn
Per Cap Income $1,386
GDP Growth 4.14%
Average CPI 8.6%
MonthlyAugust
Trade Balance $-2.807 bln
Exports $1.911 bln
Imports $4.718 bln
WeeklyOctober 23, 2014
Reserves $13.465 bln