Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO)(ASX: XJO) and ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) indices finished lower on Monday.
Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:
- S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) lower 0.41% to 6,688.30
- ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) lower 0.34% to 6,800.60
- AUD/USD at US 67 cents
- Gold at US$1,490.71 an ounce
- Brent Oil at US$61.80 a barrel
The best-performing ASX 200 share today was the Nufarm Limited (ASX: NUF) share price which climbed 25.5% after announcing the sale of its South American division and releasing its FY19 report.
Another agribusiness was one of today’s leading performers, the Costa Group Holdings Pty Ltd (ASX: CGC) share price rose by 6.5%.
Thomas Cook concerns continue to plague the Webjet Limited (ASX: WEB) share price, it fell by 3.6% today after a broker downgrade.
The share prices of gold miners were some at the bottom of the performance table. The share price of Resolute Mining Limited (ASX: RSG) fell by 3% and the Gold Road Resources Ltd (ASX: GOR) share price dropped 2.75%.
Concern is mounting about a property bubble forming again, which may have helped the Domain Holdings Australia Ltd (ASX: DHG) share price rise almost 4%.
Discussions about the retirement review sent the AMP Limited (ASX: AMP) share price higher by 2% today.
Finally, the share price of Gentrack Group Ltd (ASX: GTK) fell another 9.5% after further downgrading its earnings expectations for its FY19.
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- Futures traders are betting heavily on an RBA rate cut tomorrow: 4 shares to profit
- Why Pioneer Credit shares remain halted despite it reporting a full year profit
- The MNF Group share price is soaring on a forecast for huge profit growth
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