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 0.93% to 6,227.60
- ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) lower 0.90% to 6,320.10
- AUD/USD at US 74 cents
- Gold at US$1,232.70 an ounce
- Brent Oil at US$72.94 a barrel
The best-performing ASX 200 share today was Lynas Corporation Ltd (ASX: LYC), the resource company went up by almost 6% today.
One of the other shares to be in the red today was IOOF Holdings Limited (ASX: IFL), the financial company dropped 5%.
Finally, the share price of Bellamy’s Australia Ltd (ASX: BAL) dropped by 3.5%. The infant formula company’s share price has fallen heavily since the start of April.
Here are some of today’s top stories:
- Forget the trade war – a currency war could send ASX shares tumbling
- Woodside Petroleum Limited (ASX:WPL) jumps on Bedout Basin bandwagon
- Sino Gas & Energy Holdings Limited (ASX:SEH) shareholders told to vote for privatisation
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