SHARES IN SUNCORP ARE TRADING FLAT AFTER TABLING A 32 PER CENT DROP IN EARNING TO 491 MILLION DOLLARS

WOODSIDE'S DROPPED TWO AND A HALF PER CENT AFTER REPORTING AN EIGHT PER CENT RISE IN PROFIT TO  965 MILLION DOLLARS

BORAL'S RESULT IS ALSO OUT - IT'S SHARES ARE DOWN MORE THAN ONE PER CENT

BHP BILITON'S LOST MORE THAN THE OTHER MINERS AFTER A BIG PROFIT FALL ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY

MARKET HEAVY WEIGHT CBA IS UP.

 

INVESTORS ARE WAITING ON THE  RELEASE OF THE MINUTES FROM THE U-S FEDERAL RESERVE'S AUGUST'S MEETING TONIGHT...

....WHICH SHOULD PROVIDE MARKETS WITH MORE GUIDANCE ON THE CENTRAL BANK'S NEXT MOVE.

THE ALL ORDS IS TRADING FLAT

THE ASX 200

MARKETS IN ASIA ARE WEAKER

NIKKAY IS OFF POINT-EIGHT OF A PER CENT

WALL STREET ENDED MIXED

THE S AND P 500 INDEX  MANAGED A GAIN OF POINT-FOUR PER CENT

THE AUSTRALIAN DOLLAR'S ON THE SLIDE AGAINST THE GREENBACK...