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australia-stock-exchangeSYDNEY: Australian shares rebounded from early losses on Monday after stronger-than-expected domestic retail sales figures helped boost sentiment, offsetting softer metals prices and a weak lead from offshore.

 

Australian retail sales rose a shade more than expected in September, although spending dipped for whole third quarter and opinions remain divided on whether interest rates will be cut again this week.

 

The S&P/ASX 200 index rose 0.3 percent or 14 points to 4,474.1 according to latest data. The benchmark edged up 0.1 percent on Friday.

 

New Zealand's benchmark NZX 50 index slipped 0.1 percent or 5.8 points to 3,908.3.

 

Copyright Reuters, 2012


 



 
Index Closing Chg%
Arrow DJIA 17,356.87 1.69
Arrow Nasdaq 4,644.31 2.12
Arrow S&P 2,012.89 2.04
Arrow FTSE 6,336.48 0.07
Arrow DAX 9,544.43 0.20
Arrow CAC-40 4,111.91 0.46
Arrow Nikkei 16,819.73 0.38
Arrow H.Seng 22,585.84 0.37
Arrow Sensex 26,710.13 0.27






ICT 2014


Annual2013/14
Foreign Debt $61.805bn
Per Cap Income $1,386
GDP Growth 4.14%
Average CPI 8.6%
MonthlyOctober
Trade Balance $-2.309 bln
Exports $1.957 bln
Imports $4.266 bln
WeeklyDecember 15, 2014
Reserves $13.922 bln