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$A drops as jobs data bolsters greenback

Jeremy Herron and Joseph Ciolli

The Australian dollar plunged 1.9 per cent after a drop in US unemployment forced investors to reconsider the timing and pace of future interest-rate increases.

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LinkedIn shares dive more than 40%

Supantha Mukherjee and Anya George Tharakan

LinkedIn Corp's shares plunged as much as 43 per cent on Friday, wiping out nearly $US11 billion ($15.56 billion) of market value, after the social network for professionals shocked Wall Street with a revenue forecast that fell far short of expectations.

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188 40.96%
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210 45.75%
Unchanged
61 13.29%

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'The fall in the Australian dollar has helped support the recovery and restructure the economy, so it is a good example ...

Aussie surge hits a wall

Vanessa Desloires

An impressive rally that pushed the dollar to a one-month high ran out of steam during Friday's session, after soft local retail data sparked some caution.

Wholesale Interbank Rates
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Currencies Buys($AU1) Sells($AU1) $ Movement % Movement
AUD/USD 0.7081 0.7062 -0.0137 -1.94%
AUD/EUR 0.6346 0.6325 -0.0002 -0.03%
AUD/GBP 0.4883 0.4869 -0.0064 -1.31%

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Volatility S&P ASX 200
21.93
-0.60 (-2.66%)
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Turnover
Sector Turnover($AU) Volume Trades
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Market total 4,789,162,625 1,635,917,930 1,026,588
Industrial 3,808,038,594 753,947,318 831,963
Mining 950,857,100 881,571,070 189,831

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Claude Walker

It's easy to take our system of laws and consumer protections for granted. But it can actually be a competitive advantage for companies and investors alike.

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Whole Market Top Gainers

Company Price %
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EASTERN IRON 0.015 150.00
BLINA MINERALS NL 0.002 100.00
PARADIGM METALS LTD 0.002 100.00
SILVER MINES LIMITED 0.002 100.00
COHIBA MIN LTD 0.024 71.43

Whole Market Top Losers

Company Price %
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MARINER CORP LTD 0.054 -43.75
RMA ENERGY LIMITED 0.006 -40.00
GAS2GRID LIMITED 0.002 -33.33
TRIPLE ENERGY LTD 0.009 -30.77
ZAMANCO MINERALS LTD 0.050 -28.57

ASX - 52 Weeks Lows

Code Name New Lows Last Week Last Month
RMX RED MOUNT MIN LTD 0.001 0.002 0.001
PRG PROGRAMMED 1.030 1.930 1.915
AKK AUSTIN EXPLORATION 0.009 0.016 0.016
MSR MANAS RES LTD 0.002 0.003 0.003
WOF WOLF PETROLEUM 0.004 0.006 0.004
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ASX - 52 Weeks Highs

Code Name New Highs Last Week Last Month
CR8 CRE8TEK LIMITED 0.026 0.006 0.006
BDI BLINA MINERALS NL 0.002 0.001 0.001
EMU EMU NL 0.190 0.110 0.110
CHK COHIBA MIN LTD 0.024 0.014 0.014
ACL ALCHEMIA LIMITED 0.009 0.006 0.006
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Dividend Calendar
Code Date Payable Div Amount
ASW 07 Feb 2016 0.0200
MIR 08 Feb 2016 0.0350
CMW 09 Feb 2016 0.0199
RRL 10 Feb 2016 0.0400
ARF 10 Feb 2016 0.0268
CMA 11 Feb 2016 0.0425
SPY 11 Feb 2016 1.4339
TCL 11 Feb 2016 0.2250
SYD 11 Feb 2016 0.1300
CUP 14 Feb 2016 0.0200

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