Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO)(ASX: XJO) and ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) indices finished lower on Tuesday.
Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:
- S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) lower 0.11% to 6,658.00
- ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) lower 0.16% to 6,734.50
- AUD/USD at US 70 cents
- Gold at US$1,427.79 an ounce
- Brent Oil at US$64.81 a barrel
The best-performing ASX 200 share today was the Saracen Mineral Holdings Limited (ASX: SAR) share price which rose 6.6%.
The Afterpay Touch Group Ltd (ASX: APT) share price rose another 3.6% today as its AUSTRAC recovery continues.
IOOF Holdings Limited (ASX: IFL) appointed its new CEO today, but investors sent the share price down 2.6% in response.
Finally, the share price of Ausdrill Limited (ASX: ASL) rose another 4.3% in reaction to news of yesterday’s contract win.
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Returns as of 6th October 2020
Motley Fool contributor Tristan Harrison has no position in any of the stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of AFTERPAY T FPO. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended Collins Foods Limited and Domino's Pizza Enterprises 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.