Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO)(ASX: XJO) and ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) indices finished higher on Friday.
Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:
- S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) higher 0.14% to 5,849.20
- ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 0.17% to 5,935.80
- AUD/USD at US 72 cents
- Gold at US$1,233.92 an ounce
- Brent Oil at US$73.36 a barrel
The best-performing ASX 200 share today was lithium miner Galaxy Resources Limited (ASX: GXY), it finished up 13.2%.
It was another punishing day for shareholders of Corporate Travel Management Ltd (ASX: CTD) with the travel business falling 9% due to the short seller attack, despite a recovery yesterday.
Construction business CSR Limited (ASX: CSR) fell almost 7% today with the property downturn starting to have an effect.
Global fund managers Janus Henderson Group (ASX: JHG) finished the day down 3.7% after reporting its latest quarter wasn’t as strong as the previous one.
Here are some of today’s top stories:
- Greencross Limited (ASX:GXL) shares in a trading halt following takeover approach
- This S&P/ASX 200 chairman just bought $15 million worth of his own shares
- Top ASX stock picks for November
- Insiders have been buying these ASX shares this week
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Motley Fool contributor Tristan Harrison has no position in any of the stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of and has recommended Corporate Travel Management 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.