Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO)(ASX: XJO) and ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) indices finished higher on Monday.
Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:
- S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) higher 0.34% to 6.730.00
- ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 0.34% to 6,836.40
- AUD/USD at US 68 cents
- Gold at US$1,461.00 an ounce
- Brent Oil at US$64.15 a barrel
One of the best-performing ASX 200 shares today was the Beach Energy Ltd (ASX: BPT) share price which was up 5.2%.
Other resource businesses were some of the top performers today including the South32 Ltd (ASX: S32) share price which rose 4.7% and the Cooper Energy Ltd. (ASX: COE) share price increased by 4.6%.
At the other end of the ASX 200, the McMillan Shakespeare Limited (ASX: MMS) share price fell 7.5% after giving a FY20 trading update.
The share price of Estia Health Ltd (ASX: EHE) fell 7.1% after the aged care operator gave an occupancy and trading update.
Another business to suffer from an earnings update was petrol business Viva Energy Group Ltd (ASX: VEA), its share price declined by 6.6%.
The Lynas Corporation Ltd (ASX: LYC) share price rose 2.4% after selecting Kalgoorlie for its new cracking and leaching plant.
Finally, the share price of A2 Milk Company Ltd (ASX: A2M) fell almost 4% after announcing that its CEO was stepping down.
Here are some of today’s top stories:
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- Westpac expects the cash rate to fall to 0.25% in 2020
- iSignthis blames ASX for profit downgrade
- Why this ASX stock could be a perfect choice for retirees
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