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 0.37% to 5,896.90
- ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 0.39% to 5,982.00
- AUD/USD at US 73 cents
- Gold at US$1,225.05 an ounce
- Brent Oil at US$71.91 a barrel
The best-performing ASX 200 share today was renewable energy business Infigen Energy Ltd (ASX: IFN), its share price went up 11.8%.
The share price of Worleyparsons Limited (ASX: WOR) rose 10.5% today after giving investors a couple of updates about its capital raising and new contracts.
The share price of Webjet Limited (ASX: WEB) fell 7.6% today after returning to trading, it recently announced a capital raising and an acquisition.
Here are some of today’s top stories:
- Macquarie Group Ltd reports Sydney and Melbourne house prices could fall up to 20%
- AVZ Minerals Ltd (ASX:AVZ) shares jump 8% higher on transport savings news
- Freedom Foods Group Ltd (ASX:FNP) shares race higher on China deal
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Motley Fool contributor Tristan Harrison has no position in any of the stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended Kogan.com ltd and Webjet Ltd. 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.