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 0.71% to 6,284.20
- ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 0.69% to 6,370.90
- AUD/USD at US 69 cents
- Gold at US$1,294.17 an ounce
- Brent Oil at US$71.01 a barrel
The best-performing ASX 200 share today was the Eclipx Group Ltd (ASX: ECX) share price which climbed 11.7%.
The share price of Yojee Ltd (ASX: YOJ) rose by 66.7% after announcing a 3-year services agreement with a global logistics provider.
The DuluxGroup Limited (ASX: DLX) share price barely moved after reporting its result and declaring a special dividend.
The share price of LIC Wam Global Ltd (ASX: WGB) rose 2.8% as investors reacted to the size of the discount to its underlying assets outlined at the end of April 2019.
Supermarket wars are continuing as the Woolworths Group Ltd (ASX: WOW) share price fell 0.1% as investors learned the supermarket company cut prices in an online-only sale on over 1,000 products.
The share price of car dealership business AP Eagers Ltd (ASX: APE) increased by 0.2% despite providing an update about how its operating profit expectations.
The Syrah Resources Ltd (ASX: SYR) share price rose 9.3% today, making it one of the best-performing ASX 200 shares.
Finally, the gold sector lost a bit of its gloss today as the share market recovered the losses of yesterday somewhat. The Regis Resources Limited (ASX: RRL) share price fell 2.1%.
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