Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO)(ASX: XJO) and ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) indices finished lower on Tuesday.
Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:
- S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) lower 0.33% to 6,568.50
- ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) lower 0.33% to 6,648.10
- AUD/USD at US 68 cents
- Gold at US$1,524.24 an ounce
- Brent Oil at US$58.21 a barrel
The best-performing ASX 200 share today was the Fortescue Metals Group Limited (ASX: FMG) share price which rose 3.6%.
Another of the ASX 200’s top performers today was the share price of Challenger Ltd (ASX: CGF) which rose 2.5% after the annuity company released its FY19 report.
The share price of Magellan Financial Group Ltd (ASX: MFG) was unmoved because it went into a trading halt to do a capital raising to fund a new listed trust, as well as reveal its FY19 result.
The Auckland International Airport Limited (ASX: AIA) share price fell 0.4% after revealing its monthly passenger numbers.
The share price of Arena REIT No 1 (ASX: ARF) fell by over 1% due to its FY19 result and the guidance for FY20, even though it predicted distribution growth of almost 6% for this year.
At the bottom of the ASX 200 table was the share price of lithium miner Orocobre Limited (ASX: ORE) which fell by 6.4%.
The share price of Centuria Capital Group (ASX: CNI) fell 0.5% due to the numbers it reported in its FY19 result.
Finally, the Wam Microcap Ltd (ASX: WMI) share price finished 0.8% higher after it revealed what its FY19 dividend would be before the market had shut.
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