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 0.40% to 6,217.40
- ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 0.46% to 6,302.50
- AUD/USD at US 71 cents
- Gold at US$1,296.65 an ounce
- Brent Oil at US$65.35 a barrel
The best-performing ASX 200 share today was organic formula business Bellamy’s Australia Ltd (ASX: BAL) again, which went up 12%.
Another strong performer was Bingo Industries Ltd (ASX: BIN) with the company announcing a share buy-back at the same time as getting approval for its acquisition last week.
The Crown Resorts Ltd (ASX: CWN) share price finished up 0.4% with the company not getting financing for the One Queensbridge project.
Finally, debt collector company Collection House Limited (ASX: CLH) ended the day down 1.8% after announcing an acquisition.
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