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AAP Markets report for Friday, March 13

Market snapshot at 0700 AEDT Friday, March 13

INDEX LAST MOVE PREVIOUS

Dow Jones 21541.39 -2011.83 23553.22

S&P500 2521.07 -220.31 2741.38

Nasdaq 7328.909 -623.142 7952.051

FTSE100 5237.48 -639.04 5876.52

Shanghai 2923.4856 -45.0318 2968.5174

Hang Seng 24309.07 -922.54 25231.61

NIKKEI225 18559.63 -856.43 19416.06

NZSE 50 10333.27 -540.33 10873.6

One Australian dollar buys:

* 62.97 US cents, from 64.87 on Thursday

* 66.30 Japanese yen, from 67.919

* 56.35 euro cents, from 57.64

* 50.00 British pence, from 50.65

* 102.76 NZ cents, from 103.39

METAL LAST MOVE PREVIOUS

Gold US$/oz 1568.53 -67.24 1635.77

Copper US$/t 5520.75 -35 5555.75

Iron ore US$/t 91 0.5 90.5

OIL (US$/b) LAST MOVE PREVIOUS

WTI Cushing 31.71 -3.48 35.19

Brent Crude 34.29 -4.09 38.38

Source: Reuters, Pagemasters

*China port iron ore price / $US per tonne