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AAP Markets report for Friday, May 22

Market snapshot at 0700 AEST Friday, May 22

INDEX LAST MOVE PREVIOUS

Dow Jones 24474.12 -101.78 24575.9

S&P500 2948.51 -23.1 2971.61

Nasdaq 9284.881 -90.895 9375.776

FTSE100 6015.25 -51.91 6067.16

Shanghai 2867.9237 -15.8141 2883.7378

Hang Seng 24280.03 -119.92 24399.95

NIKKEI225 20552.31 -42.84 20595.15

NZSE 50 10731.55 -56.51 10788.06

One Australian dollar buys:

* 65.65 US cents, from 65.71 on Thursday

* 70.65 Japanese yen, from 70.82

* 59.95 euro cents, from 59.84

* 53.69 British pence, from 53.83

* 107.24 NZ cents, from 107.29

METAL LAST MOVE PREVIOUS

Gold US$/oz 1726.6 -21.4 1748.0

Copper US$/t 5363.75 -53.7 5417.5

Iron ore US$/t 97.0 1.0 96.0

OIL (US$/b) LAST MOVE PREVIOUS

WTI Cushing 35.70 0.47 35.23

Brent Crude 35.95 0.17 35.78

Source: Reuters, Pagemasters

*China port iron ore price / $US per tonne