Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO)(ASX: XJO) and ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) indices finished lower on Tuesday.
Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:
- S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) lower 0.30% to 6,253.90
- ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) lower 0.29% to 6,340.80
- AUD/USD at US 74 cents
- Gold at US$1,213.04 an ounce
- Brent Oil at US$74.17 a barrel
The best-performing ASX 200 share today was Beach Energy Ltd (ASX: BPT), the resource company got a boost from rising oil prices as it rose 4.7%. Santos Ltd (ASX: STO) was another to go up thanks to oil prices, it went up 2.8%.
One of the best performers today was Reckon Limited (ASX: RKN), the accounting software company went up 15.1% after reporting its FY18 result.
The share price of packaging giant Amcor Limited (ASX: AMC) fell 5.8% after it returned to trade after announcing its acquisition and that it will be dual-listed in the US.
Infant formula business Bellamy’s Australia Ltd (ASX: BAL) continues to fall, it dropped 4.5% today to $10.62.
Here are some of today’s top stories:
- Three things you need to know about the RBA’s interest rate decision today
- Why Neuren Pharmaceuticals Ltd (ASX:NEU) shares have been smashed today
- One of Australia’s best investors shares his investing tips
- Can Transurban Group’s (ASX:TCL) share price outperform on its profit uplift?
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