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The markets

 Markets 27 Nov 15

Hopes of further interest rate cuts were revived upon the release of poor capital expenditure data, giving the local market a small boost but still finishing the week down 0.5%.  Earlier in the week, BHP's share price hit 10 year lows on the back of a weak iron ore price.

The US market took a breather this week, with low volumes due to Thanksgiving festivities and coming off a 12% rise since the lows in August, the market closed the week only fractionally positive.