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AAP Markets Report for Thursday, August 15

INDEX LAST MOVE PREVIOUS

Dow Jones 25479.42 -800.49 26279.91

S&P500 2840.6 -85.72 2926.32

Nasdaq 7773.939 -242.42 8016.359

FTSE100 7147.88 -103.02 7250.9

Shanghai 2808.9146 11.655 2797.2596

Hang Seng 25302.28 20.98 25281.3

NIKKEI225 20655.13 199.69 20455.44

NZSE 50 10849.76 -5.01 10854.77

One Australian dollar buys:

* 67.47 US cents, from 67.98 on Wednesday

* 71.34 Japanese yen, from 72.56

* 60.58 euro cents, from 60.84

* 55.94 British pence, from 56.36

* 104.84 NZ cents, from 105.32

METAL LAST MOVE PREVIOUS

Gold US$/oz 1516.4 15 1501.4

Copper US$/t 5739 -65.5 5804.5

Iron ore US$/t 90.72 1.47 89.25

OIL (US$/b) LAST MOVE PREVIOUS

WTI Cushing 54.92 -1.78 56.7

Brent Crude 59.06 -1.83 60.89

Source: Reuters, Pagemasters

*Metal Bulletin Singapore close Iron Ore Price