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Australian shares move higher, with miners strong

May 9, 2011 by SteveT   Comments (0)

LOS ANGELES (MarketWatch) — Australian stocks started the week higher, after strong U.S. jobs data Friday helped bolster confidence in the global recovery and as some commodities halted their recent slide, supporting sentiment for miners. The S&P/ASX 200 advanced 0.9% to 4,786.90, with miners among the top gainers. BHP Billiton Ltd. rose 1.1%, Rio Tinto Ltd. added 0.9%, Alumina Ltd. added 1.4%, and Fortescue Metals Group Ltd. soared 3.6%. Financials were also broadly higher, as Westpac Banking Corp. added 1.3%, and Macquarie Group Ltd. improved by 1.4%

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U.S. Will Urge China to Boost Interest Rates in Washington Talks

May 9, 2011 by SteveT   Comments (0)

Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner will urge China to allow higher interest rates when he meets with Chinese leaders this week, as the U.S. extends its push for a stronger yuan.

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US calls for check on bin Laden accomplices

May 9, 2011 by SteveT   Comments (0)

The US gathered an intelligence cache the size of a ‘small college library’ during the attack on Osama bin Laden’s compound last week, offering evidence that the terrorist leader had an operational as well as symbolic role for al-Qaeda, according to a senior US official

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Gold: Initial support at 1479 – Forexrazor

May 9, 2011 by SteveT   Comments (0)

Gold: Initial support at 1479
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