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AAP Markets Report for Friday, August 16

INDEX LAST MOVE PREVIOUS

Dow Jones 25579.39 99.97 25479.42

S&P500 2847.6 7 2840.6

Nasdaq 7766.617 -7.322 7773.939

FTSE100 7067.01 -80.87 7147.88

Shanghai 2815.7976 6.883 2808.9146

Hang Seng 25495.46 193.18 25302.28

NIKKEI225 20405.65 -249.48 20655.13

NZSE 50 10704.11 -145.65 10849.76

One Australian dollar buys:

* 67.75 US cents, from 67.47 on Thursday

* 71.87 Japanese yen, from 71.34

* 61.00 euro cents, from 60.58

* 56.06 British pence, from 55.94

* 105.20 NZ cents, from 104.84

METAL LAST MOVE PREVIOUS

Gold US$/oz 1523 6.6 1516.4

Copper US$/t 5727.25 -11.75 5739

Iron ore US$/t 88.44 -2.28 90.72

OIL (US$/b) LAST MOVE PREVIOUS

WTI Cushing 54.61 -0.31 54.92

Brent Crude 58.32 -0.74 59.06

Source: Reuters, Pagemasters

*Metal Bulletin Singapore close Iron Ore Price