Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO)(ASX: XJO) and ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) indices finished higher on Tuesday.
Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:
- S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) higher 0.30% to 6,079.10
- ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 0.33% to 6,148.70
- AUD/USD at US 71 cents
- Gold at US$1,308.42 an ounce
- Brent Oil at US$61.88 a barrel
The best-performing ASX 200 share today was Ausdrill Limited (ASX: ASL), its share price rose by 7.2%.
Shares of Pact Group Holdings Ltd (ASX: PGH) were down nearly 10% after announcing some guidance about its upcoming result.
The REA Group Limited (ASX: REA) share price rose 4.5% with investors seemingly liking the value on offer at yesterday’s close price.
The share price of Challenger Ltd (ASX: CGF) ended the day up 1.2% after reporting its half-year result.
Transurban Group (ASX: TCL) shares went down 1.9% today due to releasing its half-year report to the market.
The Macquarie Group Ltd (ASX: MQG) share price ended the day up more than 2% after saying that profit growth could be up to 15% in FY19.
Shares of healthcare product distributor Paragon Care Ltd (ASX: PGC) declined 12% today due to revealing that a part of its business wasn’t performing well.
Finally, the share price of Blue Sky Alternative Investments Ltd (ASX: BLA) went up 41% after reporting its half year result.
Here are some of today’s top stories: