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 0.27% to 6,177.80
- ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) lower 0.26% to 6,273.30
- AUD/USD at US 74 cents
- Gold at US$1,253.80 an ounce
- Brent Oil at US$78.50 a barrel
The best-performing ASX 200 share today was Orocobre Limited (ASX: ORE), it went up by 5%.
Pharmacy business Australian Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (ASX: API) seems to have caught some of the negativity, it dropped by 6.8% today too.
Bellamy’s Australia Ltd (ASX: BAL) shares dropped by 3.9% today, which wasn’t a good start to FY18 for the infant formula company.
Vet business Apiam Animal Health Ltd (ASX: AHX) fell by 9.3% today after giving market guidance for the FY18 result.
The share price of logistics software business WiseTech Global Ltd (ASX: WTC) was one of the best ASX 200 performers, it increased by 3.1%.
Finally, Automotive Holdings Group Ltd (ASX: AHG) fell by 8.8% after the sale of its refrigerated logistics business was terminated.
Here are some of today’s top stories: