Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO)(ASX: XJO) and ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) indices finished higher on Monday.
Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:
- S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) higher 1.11% to 5,728.20
- ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 0.94% to 5,813.80
- AUD/USD at US 71 cents
- Gold at US$1,234.50 an ounce
- Brent Oil at US$77.23 a barrel
The best-performing ASX 200 share today was Syrah Resources Ltd (ASX: SYR), it rose by 8.6%.
Lynas Corporation Ltd (ASX: LYC) shares went up 5.4% after providing a regulatory update about its Malaysia operations.
Finally, healthcare business Mayne Pharma Group Ltd (ASX: MYX) went up 5.7% today, making it one of the largest gainers within the ASX 200.
Here are some of today’s top stories:
- Why Corporate Travel Management Ltd (ASX:CTD) shares are in a trading halt
- Leading fund manager says we’re in the final stages of the bull market
- An official ASX correction? Incorrect!
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Motley Fool contributor Tristan Harrison owns shares of Bapcor, BWX Limited, and Paragon Care Limited. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of and has recommended Bapcor, BWX Limited, and VOLPARA FPO NZ. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended Kogan.com ltd and Paragon Care Limited. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy. This article contains general investment advice only (under AFSL 400691). Authorised by Scott Phillips.