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Morning Report

23 Sep 19, 6am (AEST). US sharemarkets fell on Friday. President Trump said his team was 'making a lot of progress' with Chinese trade talks. A Chinese delegation cut a US trip short however. PREVIOUS REPORT 

Dividend payouts hit $29.2 billion

11 Sep 19. 88 per cent of full-year reporting companies in the ASX 200 chose to pay out a dividend.

Reporting Season Wrap

3 Sep 19. CommSec has analysed the results from the ASX 200 companies that reported earnings for the year. 

Oil in focus after drone attack

16 Sep 19. Saudi Arabia's Abqaiq oil processing plant was hit by a drone attack. In response this morning, the Nymex and Brent futures prices have lifted by 9-10%.

Employment rise

19 Sep 19. Employment rose for the 35th consecutive month, up by 34,700 jobs in August. But full-time jobs fell by 15,500 with part-time jobs up by 50,200. Economists had tipped an increase in total jobs of around 15,000. Hours worked rose 0.2 per cent in August. 

US Fed cuts rates by 0.25%

19 Sep 19. The US Fed cited “the implications of global developments for the economic outlook as well as muted inflation pressures” as the primary reason for the cut.

Federal Budget Balance

19 Sep 19. The Federal Budget was in deficit by $690 million in the 2018/19 year or less than 0.1 per cent of GDP. 

Consumer confidence hits 2-year low

17 Sep 19. The weekly ANZ-Roy Morgan consumer confidence rating fell by 3.5 per cent to a 2-year low of 109.3 points. 

The Week Ahead

20 Sep 19. The RBA Governor’s speech will be a key focus for investors. No top shelf’ economic data is scheduled, but job vacancies, infrastructure spending and wealth figures are all due. In US, economic growth, inflation, and housing data will feature in the final week. WATCH VIDEO

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