Materials sector

7943.8
CHANGE
+127.027 (1.63%)
20 minute delayed prices during trading hours
VOLUME
50.8M
DAY'S HIGH
7959
DAY'S LOW
7816.8
Materials COMPARED TO..

Materials Movement

52-week low
6067.5
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8434.9
52-week range
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New home sales fall for second monthNew homes sales fell 4.4 per cent in May, following a drop of 4.7 per cent in April, but the Housing Industry Association says that's not alarming. Average home sale profits $240K: report10 out of 11 homes sold in the March quarter made profits which added up to $12.9 billion according to a report from CoreLogic.

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