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AUSTRALIAN STOCK EXCHANGE

January 26, 2014

Australian shares slipped 0.1 percent on Friday, dragged down by blue-chip stocks as Wall Street lost ground overnight, but declines were limited as an uptick in resource stocks helped buoy the index. The SandP/ASX 200 index declined 3.2 points to close at 5,305.9. The benchmark slipped 0.1 percent for the week, its 2nd week of losses. New Zealand's benchmark NZX 50 index declined 0.6 percent or 27.3 points to close the week at 4,893.9.


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Source: Pakistan & Gulf Economist


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