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 0.48% to 5,493.80
- ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 0.48% to 5,559.60
- AUD/USD at US 71 cents
- Gold at US$1,255.60 an ounce
- Brent Oil at US$54.34 a barrel
The Vocus Group Ltd (ASX: VOC) share price fell by 2.3% despite revealing a new deal with Optus to access the upcoming 5G network and new technologies.
Treasury Wine Estates Ltd (ASX: TWE) investors can celebrate with a glass (or bottle) with its share price rising by 2% today.
Shares of BWX Limited (ASX: BWX) dropped by another 5% today after last week’s disappointing profit update.
The Washington H. Soul Pattinson and Co. Ltd (ASX: SOL) share price fell over 2% today, adding to the drop it has experienced since the TPG Telecom Ltd (ASX: TPM) merger euphoria. The TPG share price actually rose 1% today.
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Motley Fool contributor Tristan Harrison owns shares of BWX Limited and Washington H. Soul Pattinson and Company Limited. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of and has recommended BWX Limited, Flight Centre Travel Group Limited, Treasury Wine Estates Limited, and Washington H. Soul Pattinson and Company Limited. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of WiseTech Global. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended TPG Telecom Limited and Vocus Communications 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.