Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO)(ASX: XJO) and ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) indices finished lower on Friday.
Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:
- S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) lower 0.55% to 6,650.80
- ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) lower 0.50% to 6,734.30
- AUD/USD at US 69 cents
- Gold at US$1,395.28 an ounce
- Brent Oil at US$64.25 a barrel
The best-performing ASX 200 share today was the New Hope Corporation Limited (ASX: NHC) share price which climbed 9%.
After coming back to trade the share price of Syrah Resources Ltd (ASX: SYR) dropped a painful 11.7%.
The rising oil price helped the Beach Energy Ltd (ASX: BPT) share price jumped almost 5% today.
The CSL Limited (ASX: CSL) share price ended the day down 3.2% in reaction to the healthcare business outlining the effects of its China distribution change.
Fast food business Collins Foods Ltd (ASX: CKF) saw its share price fall almost 6% after announcing its management succession planning with the CEO retiring.
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Tristan Harrison has no position in any of the stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool Australia's parent company Motley Fool Holdings Inc. owns shares of CSL Ltd. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of A2 Milk. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended Collins Foods Limited. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy. This article contains general investment advice only (under AFSL 400691). Authorised by Scott Phillips.