Key overseas finance markers
Market watch top headlines
November 23 2012, 08:18AM
Wall Street was closed for the Thanksgiving public holiday.
The Australian dollar is trading at 103.86 US cents, UP slightly from 103.84 US cents on Thursday.
The local currency is worth 85.62 Japanese yen, 80.62 euro cents, 65.14 British pence and 1.2736 New Zealand dollars.
Benchmark crude oil is down 23 US cents at $US87.15 per barrel.
The Australia market is set to open FLAT, with the SPI futures index UP four points at 4,427.
The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index on Thursday GAINED 43.6 points, or 0.99 per cent, to 4,413.1, while the broader All Ordinaries index ROSE 41.7 points, or 0.95 per cent, to 4,432.4.
The spot price of gold is $US1,729.43, DOWN from $US1,731.45 at Thursday's Sydney close.