The S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) appears set to rise again today with a push back above 6,000 points possible. The futures market is pointing to a 17-point gain following a strong night for international markets.
Here’s a quick recap:
- FTSE 100 (UK): up 0.3%
- DAX (Germany): up 0.83%
- CAC 40 (France): up 0.48%
- Dow Jones (USA): up 0.69%
- NASDAQ (USA): up 1.06%
The a2 Milk Company Ltd (Australia) (ASX: A2M) share price could remain in focus following yesterday’s AGM. The company provided a strong update on its performance thus far in FY2018 with its shares rising 5.5% as a result.
Similarly, the Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Corp Ltd (ASX: FPH) share price fell 3.8% following the group’s interim earnings results release yesterday, which could keep the company’s shares in the spotlight again today.
Other companies that experienced sharp moves on Tuesday include Domain Holdings Australia Ltd (ASX: DHG), which fell 3.4% and is down 8.6% in the past three days, and Aconex Ltd (ASX: ACX) which gained 5%.
Meanwhile, a number of businesses will hold their annual general meetings today. Among those businesses are REA Group Limited (ASX: REA), Virtus Health Ltd (ASX: VRT) and Sonic Healthcare Limited (ASX: SHL).
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