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Australian shares extend rally

MAX MASON

The Australian sharemarket has extended last week's rally, led up by the big banks as investors search for value following the recent sharp dive in stocks.

Oil price fall won't break shale

MAX MASON

The downward spiralling oil price has led to growing tensions between the powerful OPEC oil cartel and the US shale industry, but analysts reckon prices need to fall even further to hurt American producers.

Deutsche sees further rate cut next year

MARK MULLIGAN

The unemployment rate in Australia may not peak until the end of next year or early 2016, forcing the Reserve Bank of Australia to cut the cash rate from the current 2.5 per cent, according to Deutsche Bank.

Australian mining and industrial shares for Monday 20 October 2014

Market Activity

Last updated:
Advances
284 59.92%
Declines
112 23.63%
Unchanged
78 16.46%

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Currencies

Wholesale Interbank Rates
Last updated:
Currencies Buys($AU1) Sells($AU1) $ Movement % Movement
AUD/USD 0.8776 0.8774 0.0031 0.35%
AUD/EUR 0.6872 0.6870 0.0019 0.28%

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Market Details

Volatility S&P ASX 200
16.57
-1.44 (-8.00%)
Turnover
Sector Turnover($AU) Volume Trades
Last updated:
Market total 3,141,773,754 1,323,764,162 709,418
Industrial 2,442,656,078 581,126,481 565,499
Mining 673,517,912 742,292,599 139,167

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S&P ASX200 Top Gainers

Company Price %
S&P DOW JONES INDICES
TRANSFIELD SERVICES 1.900 26.67
TEN NETWORK HOLDINGS 0.220 7.32
WESTERN AREAS LTD 4.610 6.22
SKYCITY ENT GRP LTD 3.430 6.19
MOUNT GIBSON IRON 0.510 5.16

S&P ASX200 Top Losers

Company Price %
Last updated:
MEDUSA MINING LTD 0.680 -8.11
DRILLSEARCH ENERGY 1.105 -5.56
RESOLUTE MINING 0.365 -3.95
KAROON GAS AUSTRALIA 3.140 -2.79
NEWCREST MINING 9.810 -1.90

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ASX - 52 Weeks Highs

Code Name New Highs Last Week Last Month
Last updated:
BHG BEAUTY HEALTH LTD 0.000 0.000 0.000
CWG CENTRAL WEST GOLD NL 0.185 0.185 0.145
EGH EUREKA GROUP LTD 0.230 0.230 0.165
EGP ECHO ENTERTAINMENT 3.610 3.610 3.350
GRV GREENVALE MINING NL 0.105 0.105 0.085

ASX - 52 Weeks Lows

Code Name New Lows Last Week Last Month
Last updated:
RRP REALM RESOURCES LTD 0.001 0.002 0.002
RCF REDCLIFFE RES LTD 0.004 0.005 0.005
FTE FORTE ENERGY NL 0.004 0.005 0.004
CZN CORAZON LTD 0.005 0.006 0.006
SGZ SCOTGOLD RESOURCES 0.005 0.006 0.007

Companies

Dividend Calendar
Code Date Payable Div Amount
DSH 21 Oct 2014 0.0800
SGM 21 Oct 2014 0.1000
EPD 21 Oct 2014 0.0100
CRZ 22 Oct 2014 0.1740
SRX 22 Oct 2014 0.1400
ORL 22 Oct 2014 0.0800
CAM 23 Oct 2014 0.0115
GOW 23 Oct 2014 0.0600
MNY 23 Oct 2014 0.0250
ENE 23 Oct 2014 0.2800

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Upcoming IPOs
Company Security Code Float date Issue $
Anatara Lifesciences Ltd ANR 16/10/2014 0.50
Ascend Biopharmaceuticals Limited ASE 14/11/2014 0.35
Bailador Technology Investments Limited BTI 19/11/2014 1.00
CBG Capital Limited CBC 13/11/2014 1.00
China Mining Limited CMF 0.20