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Australian Stock Market Report – Midday 3-18-13

MID-SESSION REPORT

(12.30pm AEDT)

The Australian sharemarket has wiped out most of last Friday's impressive gains, with the All Ordinaries Index (XAO) down 1.3 per cent or 66.2 pts to 5063.1. Cyprus, the Eurozone's third smallest economy has received a €10 billion assistance package, backed by the International Monetary Fund ( IMF ). A one-off tax of as much as 10 per cent on Cypriot deposit accounts has created some concerns of bank runs.

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