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Burrell Stockbroking and Superannuation is a longstanding Queensland company providing full stockbroking, superannuation, wealth management and advisory services to private clients, Not-for-Profit and other investment organisations.


Morning (AM) Market Report

U.S. stock benchmarks finished lower following a choppy session on Friday as uncertainty surrounding the White House continued to spook investors.


Afternoon (PM) Market Report

The local market opened higher on the back of modest Wall St gains. However, the positivity was short-lived as stocks fell below the flat-line and remained there, weighed down by Telstra's decision to cut back on dividends.

Thursday, 17th August, 2017

There were mixed results from the sectors; health care and materials gained most significantly while telecommunication services and utilities were the biggest laggards of the session. The Australian dollar gained against most major currencies.

The All Ordinaries fell 3.60 points (-0.06%) to 5,827.20 while the S&P/ASX 200 fell 5.90 points (-0.10%) to 5,779.20.

Blackmores announced the appointment of Richard Henfrey as CEO following the recent resignation of Christine Holgate. Richard has served as Chief Operating Officer of the Company for the past three years and has held a number of senior leadership roles within the Company since joining in 2009. His appointment is effective immediately. The appointment follows an extensive process which evaluated both internal and external candidates. It will announce its full year financial results on 29 August 2017.

BKL added 374 cents (4.29%) to $90.99.

The NZX 50 added 16.72 points (0.21%) to 7,870.06 while the Nikkei dropped 26.65 points (-0.14%) to close at 19,702.63.

The Australian dollar was last quoted at 79.47 US cents.

Equities / Fixed Interest Close Change % Change 
All Ordinaries 5827 -4 -0.06
S&P/ASX 200 5779 -6 -0.10
Currency Close Pts Change % Change 
$A vs $US 0.7947 0.0017 0.22
$A vs GBP 0.6165


$A vs EUR 0.6754 0.0019 0.28
$A vs YEN 87.38 0.15 0.18
$A vs $NZ