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 0.30% to 6,179.60 ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 0.33% to 6,266.80 AUD/USD at US 71 cents Gold at US$1,304.40 an ounce Brent Oil at US$67.80 a barrel The best-performing ASX 200 share today was Syrah Resources Ltd (ASX: SYR), its share price grew by 8.5% after giving a pricing update. Shares of Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX: CBA) finished lower by 0.2% with the major bank postponing its divestment plans….
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 0.30% to 6,179.60
- ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 0.33% to 6,266.80
- AUD/USD at US 71 cents
- Gold at US$1,304.40 an ounce
- Brent Oil at US$67.80 a barrel
The Bellamy’s Australia Ltd (ASX: BAL) share price rose 7.6% today, making it one of Thursday’s top performers.
A rising oil price sent the share price of Beach Energy Ltd (ASX: BPT) up by 3.5%.
Finally, the share price of childcare company G8 Education Ltd (ASX: GEM) dropped 3% after going ex-dividend.
Here are some of today’s top stories:
- 3 ways to boost your bank balance
- Here’s how to position your share portfolio for a possible interest rate cut during the federal election
- Why I think all Aussie investors should invest internationally
- The Magellan share price has rocketed 50% higher this year to lead the ASX gainers
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