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Red flag for fishing ships

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NZX50 5,151.262 arrow -38.523 -0.75%
ASX200 5,445.360 arrow -28.100 -0.50%
DOW 17,131.970 arrow 100.800 0.60%
NASDAQ 4,552.760 arrow 33.900 0.80%
FTSE 6,792.240 arrow -12.000 -0.20%
NIKKEI 15,911.530 arrow -36.800 -0.20%
H-SENG 24,136.010 arrow -221.000 -0.90%

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Indices Top Movers Currencies
  PRICE MOVEMENT
SEK 3.100 arrow -0.400 -11.43%
BFW 2.600 arrow 0.200 8.33%
NTL 0.013 arrow -0.001 -7.14%
RAK 0.340 arrow 0.020 6.25%
PIL 0.046 arrow -0.002 -4.17%
SPK 2.940 arrow -0.110 -3.61%
VCT 2.590 arrow -0.090 -3.36%

Price as at 6:50 pm, 17 Sep

Indices Top Movers Currencies
RATE
Australian Dollar 0.904
Euro 0.633
British Pound 0.503
Hong Kong Dollar 6.351
Japanese Yen 87.890
Singapore Dollar 1.034
US Dollar 0.819

Price as at 7:20 pm, 17 Sep

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NZ's allure grows for Chinese

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Payout cut on the cards

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Shrek fleeced of record

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Australian Dollar 0.904
Euro 0.633
British Pound 0.503
Hong Kong Dollar 6.351
Japanese Yen 87.890
Singapore Dollar 1.034
US Dollar 0.819

Prices as at 7:20 pm, 17 Sep