Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO)(ASX: XJO) and ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) indices finished lower on Monday.
Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:
- S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) lower 1.17% to 6,672.20
- ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) lower 1.09% to 6,757.40
- AUD/USD at US 70 cents
- Gold at US$1,403.92 an ounce
- Brent Oil at US$64.26 a barrel
The best-performing ASX 200 share today was the share price of remote data business Speedcast International Ltd (ASX: SDA) which increased by 6.4%.
However, it was a painful day for the share price of G8 Education Ltd (ASX: GEM) which dropped 9.8% on the back of a broker downgrade.
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Motley Fool contributor Tristan Harrison has no position in any of the stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of and has recommended AUDINATEGL FPO and VOLPARA FPO NZ. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended GBST Holdings 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.