Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon 2/7/2013

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Afternoon Market Report

The local share market consolidated against a mixed picture for International and regional indices on Thursday. Local employment data generated conversation about the RBA's next move on rates whilst corporate news was on tap from a host of corporates including National Australia Bank and Telstra.

The ASX 200 closed up 0.3% at 4935, its best close since April 2011. $4.5 billion worth of shares were exchanged, a respectable number considering that investors remain focussed on the next 3 week of profit results.

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