Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO)(ASX: XJO) and ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) indices finished lower on Friday.
Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:
- S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) lower 0.51% to 6,319.50
- ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) lower 0.51% to 6,427.80
- AUD/USD at US 72 cents
- Gold at US$1,202.90 an ounce
- Brent Oil at US$77.60 a barrel
The best-performing ASX 200 share today was Atlas Arteria Group (ASX: ALX), it went up by nearly 4% today.
Another of today’s largest gains was packaging company Orora Ltd (ASX:ORA), it went up almost 2% after announcing an acquisition.
The Transurban Group (ASX: TCL) share price was unmoved today because it went into a trading halt after winning the WestConnex bid and announcing a capital raising.
Here are some of today’s top stories:
- 3 companies investors loved this profit season
- President Trump threatens to pull out of WTO and wants tariffs on $200 billion more China products
- Bubs Australia Ltd (ASX:BUB) shares climb higher on China deal
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