Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO)(ASX: XJO) and ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) indices finished higher on Thursday.
Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:
- S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) higher 0.61% to 6,818.00
- ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 0.58% to 6,901.90
- AUD/USD at US 70 cents
- Gold at US$1,423.38 an ounce
- Brent Oil at US$63.35 a barrel
Some shares are continuing to drop after disclosing their June 2019 quarter reports to the market including the share prices of Rio Tinto Limited (ASX: RIO) and Iluka Resources Limited (ASX: ILU) fell 4.2% and 7% respectively.
Car dealership company AP Eagers Ltd (ASX: APE) saw its share price drive 1% higher after being given the go-ahead by the ACCC for its takeover.
The LiveTiles Ltd (ASX: LVT) share price climbed 5.8% today after revealing a new partnership.
Gold miner Newcrest Mining Limited (ASX: NCM) experienced a share price fall of 0.6% due its June 2019 report.
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- ANZ share price higher despite being sued by ASIC over unfair fees
- Wisetech the S&P/ ASX200 and WAAAX shares are hitting record highs as RBA hints at rate cuts
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