Here’s a short recap of the Australian market: S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) up 0.05% to 5,943.70 ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) up 0.03% to 6,047.30 AUD/USD at US 78.5 cents Gold at US$1,326.97 an ounce Brent Oil at US$65.49 a barrel The market was essentially flat, but it was good to see a slight rise. A lot of companies have reported today, here’s how the market reacted to some of them. The best reaction today in the ASX200 was to a2 Milk Company Ltd (ASX: A2M), the dairy company’s share price climbed a whopping 29.7% today…
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Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:
- S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) up 0.05% to 5,943.70
- ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) up 0.03% to 6,047.30
- AUD/USD at US 78.5 cents
- Gold at US$1,326.97 an ounce
- Brent Oil at US$65.49 a barrel
The market was essentially flat, but it was good to see a slight rise.
A lot of companies have reported today, here’s how the market reacted to some of them.
The Seven Group Holdings Ltd (ASX: SVW) share price also made for good viewing after it rose by 11.58% in response to today’s report.
Cleanaway Waste Management Ltd (ASX: CWY) mopped up a lot of profit growth today, with earnings per share (EPS) growing by 58.8%. The share price rose by 8.57% in response.
Worleyparsons Limited (ASX: WOR) also impressed the market with its report, the share price rose by 7%.
Here are some of today’s top stories:
- Why the A2 Milk Company Ltd (Australia) share price is going gangbusters again
- Down 41%: The Getswift Ltd share price continues to crater
- Coca Cola Amatil Ltd reports: Can it turn things around?
- Wesfarmers Ltd’s statutory profit tanks but investors rally
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Motley Fool contributor Tristan Harrison owns shares of BWX Limited and RURALFUNDS STAPLED. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of and has recommended BWX Limited, Corporate Travel Management Limited, RURALFUNDS STAPLED, and Vocus Communications Limited. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of A2 Milk, Appen Ltd, and WiseTech Global. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy. This article contains general investment advice only (under AFSL 400691). Authorised by Bruce Jackson.