ASX 200 gainers and losers for the week

The S&P ASX 200 Index (ASX: ^ XJO) was down 1.2% for the week. The Aussie dollar closed the week at 87.7 cents to the US$, the lowest it has been since July 2010. Exporters and companies with international businesses will gain and importers will lose due to weaker purchasing power overseas.

Iron ore prices have started to weaken, but major miners are reporting higher production and sales. Thermal coal prices have been improving since September.

The week’s gainers

Silver Lake Resources Limited. (ASX: SLR) +6.9% ($0.62)

Drillsearch Energy Limited (ASX: DLS) +6.7% ($1.43)

Mount Gibson Iron Limited (ASX: MGX) +6.7% ($1.04)

Macquarie Atlas Roads Limited  (ASX: MQA) +6% ($2.82)

Ten Network Holdings Limited (ASX: TEN) +6% ($0.35)

The week’s losers

Reject Shop Ltd (ASX: TRS) -31.5% ($11.50)

Beadell Resources Ltd (ASX: BDR) -14.4% ($0.71)

Forge Group Limited (ASX: FGE) -14.3% ($0.90)

Sandfire Resources NL (ASX: SFR) -13.2% ($5.71)

JB Hi-Fi Limited (ASX: JBH) -9.7% ($18.29)

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