Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO)(ASX: XJO) and ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) indices finished higher on Thursday.
Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:
- S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) higher 0.06% to 5,736.00
- ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 0.05% to 5,825.20
- AUD/USD at US 73 cents
- Gold at US$1,203.25 an ounce
- Brent Oil at US$66.01 a barrel
Shares of Xero Limited (ASX: XRO) rose nearly 2% after it announced a UK-based acquisition to help Xero users file UK tax returns.
Finally, the worst performer in the ASX 200 was Syrah Resources Ltd (ASX: SYR), it fell 5.3% today.
Here are some of today’s top stories:
- Why the housing crash might not be as bad as expected
- Wesfarmers Ltd (ASX:WES) share price sinks lower ahead of Coles demerger vote
- Why the National Australia Bank Ltd share price just hit a 52-week low
When a veritable investing and entrepreneurial genius speaks, it pays to listen.
In fact, he's now preparing a $100B "war chest" to invest entirely in this "terrifying" new technology, which could spell huge profits for investors.
Motley Fool contributor Tristan Harrison has no position in any of the stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of Appen Ltd, Helloworld Limited, and Xero. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended Elders Limited, iSentia Group Ltd, and REA Group 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.