Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO)(ASX: XJO) and ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) indices finished higher on Monday.
Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:
- S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) higher 0.44% to 6,648.10
- ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 0.48% to 6,731.40
- AUD/USD at US 70 cents
- Gold at US$1,384.88 an ounce
- Brent Oil at US$66.50 a barrel
The best-performing ASX 200 share today was the Galaxy Resources Limited (ASX: GXY) share price which rose 7.4%.
The Link Administration Holdings Ltd (ASX: LNK) share price rose by 5.2% as it completed its business unit sale.
Gold miners didn’t have a good day with the China-US trade war potentially coming closer to an end. The Resolute Mining Limited (ASX: RSG) share price fell almost 5%.
The trade war news also had a positive effect on many US-related and economy-facing businesses. The Magellan Financial Group Ltd (ASX: MFG) share price rose 4.3% and the Altium Limited (ASX: ALU) share price climbed 3.9%.
Here are some of today’s top stories: