Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO)(ASX: XJO) and ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) indices finished higher on Wednesday.
Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:
- S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) higher 0.49% to 6,673.30
- ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 0.42% to 6,764.00
- AUD/USD at US 70 cents
- Gold at US$1,404.33 an ounce
- Brent Oil at US$66.52 a barrel
The best-performing ASX 200 share today was the share price of Elders Ltd (ASX: ELD) as it returned to trade after its trading halt.
Another of today’s top performers has been ship builder Austal Limited (ASX: ASB) which saw its share price grow by 11.2%.
It was a rough day for aged care business Estia Health Ltd (ASX: EHE) after it was served with class action proceedings.
The Domino’s Pizza Enterprises Ltd. (ASX: DMP) share price went down by 5.1% on delivery app worries.
The share price of resources giant BHP Group Ltd (ASX: BHP) increased by 1.4% thanks to its June 2019 report.
Another June 2019 update sent the Syrah Resources Ltd (ASX: SYR) share price higher by 2.4% today.
The share price of Mineral Resources Limited (ASX: MIN) fell by a painful 5% due to reporting in the media and its response.
Finally, the share price of Elixinol Global Ltd (ASX: EXL) fell 1.25% despite being granted a manufacturing licence.
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- Traders are betting increasingly heavily against Bellamy’s share price
- Is this ASX 200 stock following the footsteps of NASDAQ star Zynga?
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