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Australian Stock Market Report – Midday 3/1/2013

MID-SESSION REPORT

(12pm AEDT)

The Australian sharemarket is pulling back for the second time this week, with the All Ordinaries Index (XAO) down 0.4 per cent or 18.4 pts to 5102.0. The market has been losing ground for much of the morning ahead of two important economic reports out of China. The official government report out at 12pm (AEDT) was worse than expected and came in at 50.1. This is a sign of only modest expansion whereas the market was expecting a reading of 50.5.

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