Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO)(ASX: XJO) and ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) indices finished lower on Wednesday.
Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:
- S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) lower 0.26% to 6,640.50
- ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) lower 0.27% to 6,716.10
- AUD/USD at US 70 cents
- Gold at US$1,409.08 an ounce
- Brent Oil at US$66.23 a barrel
The best-performing ASX 200 share today was the NRW Holdings Limited (ASX: NWH) share price which gained almost 7%.
The worst performing ASX 200 company was the share price of lithium miner Orocobre Limited (ASX: ORE) which dropped nearly 5%.
The share price of ARQ Group Ltd (ASX: ARQ) fell 39% after providing a trading update to investors.
The DEXUS Property Group (ASX: DXS) share price fell over 1% in response to the company’s property revaluation update today.
The share price of Steadfast Group Ltd (ASX: SDF) ended the day 2.7% higher on news of a proposed alliance with IBNA.
Here are some of today’s top stories:
- Most retirees are now self-funded and this has implications for ASX shares
- Are you taking too much capital risk with your investments?
- Investing strategies part 2: GARP shares
- Gold price soars to 6-year high
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