Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO)(ASX: XJO) and ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) indices finished higher on Friday.
Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:
- S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) higher 0.39% to 6,443.90
- ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 0.91% to 6,525.20
- AUD/USD at US 70 cents
- Gold at US$1,331.99 an ounce
- Brent Oil at US$62.47 a barrel
A rising oil price sent the Beach Energy Ltd (ASX: BPT) share price higher by 4.5% today.
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