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Markets Live: ASX set for sixth day of gains


All the overnight market action in numbers: SPI futures up 18 points or 0.3% to 6106AUD -0.3% to 78.19 US centsOn Wall St: Dow +0.6%, S&P 500 +0.3%, Nasdaq +0.3%In New York, BHP +1.1% Rio +0.8%In Europe: Stoxx 50 +0.2%, FTSE +0.5%, CAC +0.7%, DAX +0.1%Spot gold -0.6% to $US1312.73 an ounceBrent crude +1.6% to $US68.83 a barrelUS oil +2% to $US62.98 a barrelIron ore +1% to $US78.47 a tonneDalian iron ore -0.5% to 555.5 yuanLME aluminium -1% to $US2152.50 a tonneLME copper -0.3% to $US7101 a tonne10-year bond yield: US 2.53%, Germany 0.46%, Australia 2.67%On the economic agenda today:Local data: ABS job vacancies NovemberOverseas data: UK industrial production November, Trade balance November; Fed speakers: Evans, BullardStocks to watch: Domain Holdings Australia rated new neutral at Credit SuisseBluescope downgraded to neutral at JPMorganOrigin Energy downgraded to neutral at JPMorganPlatinum Asset raised to equal-weight at Morgan StanleyPrecinct Properties downgraded to neutral at GoldmanSenex downgraded to neutral at JPMorganWoodside downgraded to underweight at JPMorganGood morning and welcome to the Markets Live blog for Monday.Your editor today is Sarah Turner.This blog is not intended as investment advice.Fairfax Media with wires.


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