Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO)(ASX: XJO) and ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) indices finished higher on Tuesday.
Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:
- S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) higher 0.13% to 6.794.20
- ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 0.17% to 6,906.40
- AUD/USD at US 69 cents
- Gold at US$1,488.61 an ounce
- Brent Oil at US$66.43 a barrel
One of the best-performing ASX 200 shares today was the gold miner Gold Road Resources Ltd (ASX: GOR), its share price rose by 7.7%.
Indeed, gold miners took out the top five performing spots on the ASX 200 list just before Christmas. The share price of Silver Lake Resources Limited. (ASX: SLR) increased by 6.5% and the share price of Resolute Mining Limited (ASX: RSG) increased by nearly 6%.
The share price of Woodside Petroleum Limited (ASX: WPL) went up nearly 1% after the oil and gas giant announced a long-term supply deal with Uniper.
An early Christmas present was announced by Corporate Travel Management Ltd (ASX: CTD) its share price increased 0.1% after revealing an acquisition.
At the red end of the ASX the share price of Vocus Group Ltd (ASX: VOC) went backwards today by 2.6% after the earlier announcement about the class action settlement.
Another of today’s biggest declines belonged to agribusiness Elders Ltd (ASX: ELD), its share price fell 2.4%.
Finally, the share price of Bailador Technology Investments Ltd (ASX: BTI) rose 6.7% after a third party investment and a 27% valuation uplift for Siteminder.
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