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US market index reaches record high despite global turmoil

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The Australian equities market ended the week slightly lower while the US S&P 500 index made gains to reach a new record high despite the continuing global turmoil. Australian equities were affected by the drop in iron ore prices and companies paying out dividends. The US market was buoyed by a generally better than expected set of US economic releases, including a surprise increase in consumer confidence and the manufacturing Purchasing Manager's Index. Read more at www.qsuper.qld.gov.au