Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO)(ASX: XJO) and ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) indices finished lower on Thursday.
Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:
- S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) higher 0.05% to 6,259.80
- ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) lower 0.01% to 6,349.90
- AUD/USD at US 72 cents
- Gold at US$1,272.20 an ounce
- Brent Oil at US$71.61 a barrel
The best-performing ASX 200 share today was the Whitehaven Coal Ltd (ASX: WHC) share price which has gone up 6.4%.
The Kogan.com Ltd (ASX: KGN) share price ended the day up 20% after announcing a number of positives in its March 2019 update. The Eclipx Group Ltd (ASX: ECX) share price increased nearly 3% as investors read about its involvement with Kogan Cars.
Here are some of today’s top stories:
- Atlassian: Australia’s best tech share is now worth the same as Telstra
- Should you buy Coles or Woolworths shares?
- Why ‘lower for longer’ might be sowing the seeds of the next recession
- 3 top-quality ASX dividend shares to buy for retirees
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