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 1.27% to 6,440.10
- ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) lower 1.26% to 6,531.00
- AUD/USD at US 68 cents
- Gold at US$1,536.68 an ounce
- Brent Oil at US$58.84 a barrel
The best-performing ASX 200 share today was the Resolute Mining Limited (ASX: RSG) share price which rose 10.3% in response to the market decline today.
Indeed, it was the gold sector that performed the strongest. Another of the best rises belonged to Saracen Mineral Holdings Limited (ASX: SAR), its share price increased by 9.5%.
Funeral operator Propel Funeral Partners Ltd (ASX: PFP) reported its result, showing an increase in operating earnings, but its share price still dropped by 3.2%.
Vet business National Veterinary Care Ltd (ASX: NVL) saw its share price rise 4.2% with investors pleased by its report.
Finally, the share price of Monash IVF Group Ltd (ASX: MVF) fell by another 3.5% with investors not encouraged by what the fertility company reported.
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Motley Fool contributor Tristan Harrison owns shares of Propel Funeral Partners Ltd. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of NATVETCARE FPO. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended Propel Funeral Partners Ltd. 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.