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 0.42% to 6,295.30
- ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 0.40% to 6,377.30
- AUD/USD at US 70 cents
- Gold at US$1,282.93 an ounce
- Brent Oil at US$69.85 a barrel
The best-performing ASX 200 share today was the Galaxy Resources Limited (ASX: GXY) share price which went up 7.5%.
Indeed it was a strong day for several lithium businesses, another top performer was the Orocobre Limited (ASX: ORE) share price which rose by 4.6%.
Here are some of today’s top stories:
- 2 ASX shares that every investor should own
- Why the FlexiGroup share price rocketed 43% higher this week
- ACCC blocks TPG Telecom and Vodafone Australia merger
- Is an Australian recession on the way?
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