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 1.10% to 6,092.50
- ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 1.10% to 6,159.10
- AUD/USD at US 71 cents
- Gold at US$1,303.76 an ounce
- Brent Oil at US$62.46 a barrel
British bank CYBG Plc (ASX: CYB) went up 18.5% due to its impressive first quarter update where its cost synergies were better than expected.
Gold shares didn’t have a good day, with Saracen Mineral Holdings Limited (ASX: SAR) the worst of the ASX 200 group, falling by 5.2%.
Here are some of today’s top stories:
- How you can turn $25,000 into $2.5 million on the ASX
- NAB shares are in a trading halt pending leadership changes
- Is the Telstra share price a buy?
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