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ASX200 Midday Wrap 3 May 2018

Posted by Billy Macris on 03-May-2018 13:41:27

It’s all green to me, the ASX200 is trading at 6,109.30 up 59.31 points or +0.98% with all sectors in positive territory. Leading the gains are tech and consumer staple stocks as the sectors are higher by +1.93% and +1.53% respectively. In the rest of Asia, the Nikkei is lower -0.16% and the Hang Seng has fallen -1.78%.

In economic news, Trade Balance for March came in at $1527 million vs the estimated $865 million, whilst Building Approvals YoY 2.6% vs 1.0% and MoM 14.5% vs 10.6%.

Advancers

  • Seven West Media (SWM) +11.02%
  • Nine Entertainment Holdings (NEC) +8.85%
  • Super Retail Group (SUL) +8.61%

Decliners

  • InvoCare (IVC) -4.12%
  • Healthscope (HSO) -3.44%
  • CSR Ltd (CSR) -2.18%

FOREX Majors

  • USDJPY 109.63
  • EURUSD 1.1985
  • AUDUSD 0.7525
  • USDCAD 1.2849
  • GBPUSD 1.3599

ASX200 sector overview

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