THE SHARE MARKET SAW ITS BIGGEST ONE DAY RISE ... LED BY MINERS AND FINANCIAL STOCKS

THE ASX 200 CLOSED UP ONE-POINT-THREE PER CENT

TAKING A LOOK AT SOME MOVERS... SHARES IN NETWORK TEN CLOSED UP ALMOST SEVEN PER CENT DESPITE A BIG 234 MILLION DOLLAR LOSS INVESTORS LAPPED UP THE STATIONS NEW STRATEGY

TELCO STOCKS ARE HIGHER ON THE FEDERAL OPPOSITIONS PLANS FOR A LOW COST NATIONAL BROADBAND NETWORK

SHARES IN ECHO ROSE AFTER THE COMPANIES LAUNCHED A PLAN TO DERAIL A RIVAL SYDNEY CASINO.

TAKING A LOOK ACROSS THE REGION AND MARKETS ARE MOSTLY HIGHER

OVERNIGHT IN THE U-S...  WALL STREET ROSE AS THIRD QUARTER EARNINGS SEASON STARTED.

COMMODITIES TRADE IS MIXED...

IN CURRENCY MARKETS THE AUSSIE REMAINS HIGHER AGAINST THE YEN AND THE GREENBACK

BUSINESS CONDITIONS HAVE SLID TO THEIR LOWEST LEVEL SINCE 2009, WITH THE MANUFACTURING AND RETAIL SECTORS THE HARDEST HIT.

THE NAB MONTHLY BUSINESS SURVEY SHOWS CONDITIONS FOR BUSINESSES DROPPED TO A READING OF MINUS-SEVEN OVERALL... THE LOWEST LEVEL SINCE MAY 2009.

DESPITE THIS CONFIDENCE IMPROVED.

INFLATION IN CHINA IS SLOWING MORE THAN EXPECTED.

OFFICIAL FIGURES SHOW INFLATION EASED TO A LOWER THAN EXPECTED TWO-POINT-ONE PER CENT.

SOME ECONOMISTS BELIEVE THE DATA COLD MEAN PEOPLE ARE SPENDING LESS AND THE ECONOMIC RECOVERY IS LOSING SOME MOMENTUM.

THE NEWS MEANS CHINA'S CENTRAL BANK IS LIKELY TO HOLD OFF TIGHTENING MONETARY POLICY FURTHER.