The Aussie market is little changed so far today, with the XJO currently five points (-0.1%) weaker, at 4380.
Most sectors are weaker with energy, utilities and materials plays the poorest performers.
Conversely, healthcare, consumer staples and IT stocks are the sectors holding the market up.
In company news Suncorp is up 3.2% after reporting an FY12 net profit of $724 million, up 60% from the prior year.
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Elsewhere Coca-Cola Amatil has climbed 1% after posting a 1H FY12 profit of $247.2 million, a 60.9% increase on last year’s result.
Around the region, Asian markets are mainly weaker; the Hang Seng and Nikkei are down 0.9% each.