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AAP Markets report for Wednesday, Feb 12

Market snapshot at 0705 AEDT Wednesday, February 12 NDEX LAST MOVE PREVIOUS

Dow Jones 29305.84 29.02 29276.82

S&P500 3354.69 2.6 3352.09

Nasdaq 9658.429 30.04 9628.389

FTSE100 7499.44 52.56 7446.88

Shanghai 2901.6744 11.1866 2890.4878

Hang Seng 27583.88 342.54 27241.34

NIKKEI225 23685.98 -142 23827.98

NZSE 50 11834.54 131.95 11702.59

One Australian dollar buys:

* 67.13 US cents, from 66.80 on Tuesday

* 73.67 Japanese yen, from 73.2735

* 61.47 euro cents, from 61.20

* 51.80 British pence, from 51.71

* 104.88 NZ cents, from 104.57 METAL LAST MOVE PREVIOUS

Gold US$/oz 1569.08 -7.68 1574.76

Copper US$/t 5729.25 77.5 5651.75

Iron ore US$/t 81.25 -1.75 83.0

OIL (US$/b) LAST MOVE PREVIOUS

WTI Cushing 49.61 -0.22 49.83

Brent Crude 53.32 -0.62 53.94

Source: Reuters, Pagemasters

*China port iron ore price / $US per tonne