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NASDAQ 4,126.970 arrow -34.500 -0.80%
FTSE 6,674.740 arrow -7.000 -0.10%
NIKKEI 14,404.990 arrow -141.300 -1.00%
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  PRICE MOVEMENT
SEK 2.630 arrow -0.360 -12.04%
RNS 0.145 arrow 0.013 9.85%
SPY 0.320 arrow -0.030 -8.57%
CGF 0.170 arrow 0.010 6.25%
RBC 0.370 arrow 0.020 5.71%
PEB 1.060 arrow -0.060 -5.36%
RAK 0.205 arrow 0.010 5.13%

Price as at 6:36 pm, 24 Apr

Indices Top Movers Currencies
RATE
Australian Dollar 0.927
Euro 0.621
British Pound 0.512
Hong Kong Dollar 6.664
Japanese Yen 88.040
Singapore Dollar 1.081
US Dollar 0.860

Price as at 8:50 pm, 24 Apr

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Pushing the boundaries

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Storm cuts milk flows

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Research key to Aus B2B success

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Kiwis howling for healthier hotdogs

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