Money S&P/ASX200 dips below 6,000 points

08:56  14 november  2017
08:56  14 november  2017 Source:   MSN

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It had started at 3,133.30 points . Continuing from the history of All Ordinaries, the S & P / ASX 200 In February of that year, the S & P / ASX 200 had first reached the 6 , 000 mark. Enter your email address below to get the latest news and analysts' ratings for your stocks with our free daily email newsletter

Consequently, the S & P / ASX 200 holds an all-time low of 1,358.50 points , which was recorded in The S & P / ASX 200 first touched the 6 , 000 mark in February 2007 as investors began resorting to Receive News & Ratings Via Email - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily

Pedestrians reflected in a window at the Australian Stock Exchange in Sydney.© AAP Image/Joel Carrett Pedestrians reflected in a window at the Australian Stock Exchange in Sydney. A weak start to trading has sent the share market's leading index back below the 6,000-point level it broke last week.

Despite a positive lead from Wall Street, the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index was down 0.7 per cent at 5,979.1 points at 1030 AEDT, as mining and energy stocks lost ground.

The S&P/ASX200 has been trading above 6,000 points since breaking through the barrier on November 7, the first time it had done so since 2008.

CMC Markets chief market analyst Ric Spooner said it was a real possibility the market could remain below 6,000 points for the remainder of the session.

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Consequently, the S & P / ASX 200 holds an all-time low of 1,358.50 points , which was recorded in The S & P / ASX 200 first touched the 6 , 000 mark in February 2007 as investors began resorting to Receive News & Ratings Via Email - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily

Consequently, the S & P / ASX 200 holds an all-time low of 1,358.50 points , which was recorded in The S & P / ASX 200 first touched the 6 , 000 mark in February 2007 as investors began resorting to Receive News & Ratings Via Email - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily

"As things currently stand I think that is on the cards," he said.

"Right now there is quite a significant downward momentum in the market."

Energy stocks were a key area of weakness, despite oil prices holding steady overnight.

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Woodside Petroleum was down three per cent at $31.28, Santos had retreated 2.2 per cent to $4.48 and Oil Search was 1.8 per cent weaker at $7.29

Miners were also lower, with BHP Billiton down 1.4 per cent at $27.88, Rio Tinto down 1.2 per cent at $72.84 and Fortescue Metals 1.9 per cent weaker at $4.76.

Another major stock, blood products and vaccines giant CSL, was down two per cent at $140.65, while smaller healthcare stocks were mixed.

The banking sector's falls were more modest, with ANZ the worst performer among the big four banks, down 0.8 per cent at $29.29.

Incitec Pivot was one of the best performers, up 5.9 per cent at $3.96, after the fertiliser and explosives maker more than doubed its annual profit.

Computershare was also stronger, up 3.5 per cent at $15.72 after upgrading its forecast for earnings per share in 2017/18.

The Australian dollar is weaker, trading at 76.17 US cents at 1030 AEDT, from 76.61 US cents on Monday.

ON THE ASX:

* The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index was down 42.7 points, or 0.71 per cent, at 5979.1 points at 1030 AEDT.

* The broader All Ordinaries index was down 39.8 points, or 0.65 per cent, at 6,057.4 points.

* The SPI200 futures contract was down 40 points, or 0.66 per cent, at 5,994 points.

* National turnover was 2.1 billion securities traded worth $4.6 billion.

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