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AAP Markets Report

INDEX LAST MOVE Dow Jones 19804.72 -22.05 S ONE AUSTRALIAN DOLLAR BUYS*: 0.7511 US DOLLARS 86.00 JAPANESE YEN 0.7064 EUROS 0.6125 UK POUNDS 1.052 NEW ZEALAND DOLLAR 5.1344 CHINESE YUAN METALS MOVE CLOSE Gold $US/oz -8.60 1204.30 Copper $US/lb -0.011 2.614 Iron ore -0.25 82.00 OIL (US$/barrel)* MOVE CLOSE WTI …

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Rolls Royce to pay $1.1b on bribery claims

Jet engine maker Rolls Royce has agreed to pay STG671 million ($A1.1 billion) to settle bribery and corruption charges brought by authorities in Britain, the US and Brazil. UK High Court judge Brian Leveson approved a deferred prosecution agreement during a public hearing on Tuesday. The agreement follows a four …

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MZI flags improved production in 2017

Mineral sands producer MZI Resources said increased production from its Keysbrook project in Western Australia and an improved pricing environment would assist in driving revenues in 2017. In the three months to December 31, 2016, the company increased production of high-value L88 leucoxene product by 21%. While port congestion delayed …

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Alacer Gold has solid 2016 production

Alacer Gold Corporation (ASX: AQG) has achieved its best quarter of production for 2016 from the Copler gold project in Turkey. In the three months to December 31, 2016 the company produced 33,800 ounces of gold, up from the previous quarter of 23,200 ounces. This resulted in the company achieving …

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Theresa May signals clean break with EU

British Prime Minister Theresa May says the UK will make a clean break from the EU and leave its single market of around 500 million people. In her most detailed remarks since the June 23 Brexit vote, May said that Britain must regain control of its laws and borders, even …

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AAP Markets Report

INDEX LAST MOVE Dow Jones Closed S ONE AUSTRALIAN DOLLAR BUYS*: 0.7474 US DOLLARS 85.32 JAPANESE YEN 0.7049 EUROS 0.6205 UK POUNDS 1.0521 NEW ZEALAND DOLLAR 5.1569 CHINESE YUAN METALS MOVE CLOSE Gold $US/oz 6.40 1202.60 Copper $US/lb -0.030 2.659 Iron ore 3.0 84.00 OIL (US$/barrel)* MOVE CLOSE WTI 0.27 …

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Stocks to watch

Stocks to watch on the Australian stock exchange: CBA – COMMONWEALTH BANK ANZ – ANZ BANK WBC – WESTPAC NAB – NATIONAL AUSTRALIA BANK REA – REA GROUP GPT – GPT GROUP SGP – STOCKLAND The official housing finance figures for November, including home loan approvals and investor loan approvals, …

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The business week in numbers

Rising building approvals, weak retail data, ANZ’s continuing divestments and a sharp slide in value for a company seen until recently as a market darling – here’s some of the numbers that mattered this week. MONDAY 7.0 per cent – The amount by which approvals for new homes construction rose …

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German economy grew by 1.9% in 2016

The German economy grew by 1.9 per cent in 2016, the Federal Statistics Office has announced, posting the strongest growth in five years for Europe’s largest economy. German gross domestic product (GDP) grew by 1.7 per cent in 2015. The data signals that Germany’s economy has rebounded from the shock …

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Key Indices and Australian Stocks

Key Indices and Australian Stocks INDEX LAST MOVE ASX200 5794.7 23.218 All ords 5847.2 23.474 ASX200SPI 0.38 22.00 Gold US$/o 1192.4 0.94 AUD/USD 0.743 -0.0004 Dow Jones 19954.28 98.75 S Read the full article at: http://www.news.com.au/finance/business/breaking-news/key-indices-and-australian-stocks/news-story/ab87e602dabf776df0fb6f25e5e83670

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