Looks to be at the bottom of the rates cycle with Reserve Bank of Australia expecting to keep the interest rates at 2.5%, ASX down by about 1/3 of a %. AGL saying that warmer weather could impact their earnings by about $30 million. Telstra up by about 4/10 of 1%. Gold rising:

23rd Oct 2013, CommSec End of Day Report: Stocks down for the first time in 7 sessions