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 0.51% to 6,484.80
- ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 0.54% to 6,580.40
- AUD/USD at US 69 cents
- Gold at US$1,283.50 an ounce
- Brent Oil at US$70.24 a barrel
The worst performer in the ASX200 was the Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Corp Ltd (ASX: FPH) share price which dropped 5.2%.
The share price of TPG Telecom Ltd (ASX: TPM) fell 3% with a Vodafone Australia filing in the Federal Court today relating to the merger that they are trying to succeed with against the ACCC.
Finally, the share price of New Hope Corporation Limited (ASX: NHC) rose 4% as it filed its quarterly activities report.
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