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 0.58% to 5,904.90
- ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) lower 0.61% to 6,006.20
- AUD/USD at US 71 cents
- Gold at US$1,227.55 an ounce
- Brent Oil at US$80.07 a barrel
The best-performing ASX 200 share today was lithium miner Pilbara Minerals Ltd (ASX: PLS), it rose by 5.1%.
Childcare operator G8 Education Ltd (ASX: GEM) fell 0.9% today despite revealing it had achieved debt refinancing with lenders.
Investors sent the share price of Australian Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (ASX: API) down 4.6% after investors had the weekend to think about full-year result last week.
Finally, shares of rare earth business Lynas Corporation Ltd (ASX: LYC) fell 5.3%, making it one of the heaviest declines in the ASX 200 today.
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- What you need to know about WorleyParsons Limited (ASX:WOR) $4.6 billion acquisition
- China has minted millionaires, here’s how you can benefit
- Sydney’s auction clearance rate plunges to below 40%
- Why Soul Patts (ASX:SOL) is up 90% this year and could go higher
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