Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO)(ASX: XJO) and ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) indices finished higher on Wednesday. Here’s a short recap of the Australian market: S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) higher 0.75% to 6,352.20 ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 0.68% to 6,457.00 AUD/USD at US 73 cents Gold at US$1,203.55 an ounce Brent Oil at US$76.09 a barrel The best-performing ASX 200 share today was Metcash Limited (ASX: MTS), the share price is up 10.5% on an update it gave at its AGM. Another business that went up 10% today was Boral Limited (ASX: BLD), it reported an impressive…
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Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO)(ASX: XJO) and ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) indices finished higher on Wednesday.
Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:
- S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) higher 0.75% to 6,352.20
- ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 0.68% to 6,457.00
- AUD/USD at US 73 cents
- Gold at US$1,203.55 an ounce
- Brent Oil at US$76.09 a barrel
Shares of natural beauty business BWX Limited (ASX: BWX) fell another 2.1% today to $4.67 after it reported a decent set of numbers in its FY18 result.
The share price of Speedcast International Limited (ASX: SDA) dropped another 5.5% today after disappointing investors earlier in the week with its report.
Finally, plumbing supplier business Reliance Worldwide Corporation Ltd (ASX: RWC) saw its share price fall another 6.1% after disappointing investors with its report earlier in the week.
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