Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO)(ASX: XJO) and ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) indices finished higher on Friday.
Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:
- S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) up 0.82% to 5,999.80
- ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) up 0.78% to 6,105.20
- AUD/USD at US 78.2 cents
- Gold at US$1,327.11 an ounce
- Brent Oil at US$66.33 a barrel
The market rose again today, topping off a good week for the ASX.
A lot of companies have reported today, here’s how the market reacted to some of them.
Tassal Group Limited (ASX: TGR) finished the day 8.52% higher after investors caught the report.
Another disappointment today was Platinum Asset Management Limited (ASX: PTM), news that Kerr Neilson would be leaving hit the investment management company hard with the share price down 11.76%.
WiseTech Global Ltd (ASX: WTC) recovered some of its post-report losses today as it grew by 7.85%.
Here are some of today’s top stories:
- The Myob Group Ltd share price just hit a 52-week low
- Why the Accent Group Ltd share price is getting a wriggle on today
- The Hansen Technologies Limited share price is rising as profits jump 33%
- Here’s the real story of earnings season
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Motley Fool contributor Tristan Harrison owns shares of Regis Healthcare Limited. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of and has recommended Nanosonics Limited. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of Platinum Investment Management Limited 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.