Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO)(ASX: XJO) and ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) indices finished higher on Wednesday.
Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:
- S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) higher 0.45% to 6,500.60
- ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 0.54% to 6,600.80
- AUD/USD at US 67 cents
- Gold at US$1,545.79 an ounce
- Brent Oil at US$60.14 a barrel
The best-performing ASX 200 share today was the Appen Ltd (ASX: APX) share price, the AI and machine learning business rose by 10.7%.
The share price of buy now, pay later company Afterpay Touch Group Ltd (ASX: APT) went up by 9.3% after reporting more impressive growth in its FY19 result.
The LiveHire Ltd (ASX: LVH) share price ended the day flat after it revealed its FY19 report to the ASX.
Finally, the share price of Virgin Australia Holdings Ltd (ASX: VAH) fell by 6% after reporting another difficult period for the airline.
Here are some of today’s top stories:
- Why the Metcash share price fell 3.5% today
- Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Corp share price charges higher on guidance upgrade
- ELMO share price higher on artificial intelligence project news
- Are National Veterinary Care shares in the buy zone?
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Returns as of 6th October 2020
Motley Fool contributor Tristan Harrison has no position in any of the stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of and has recommended Macquarie Group Limited. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of AFTERPAY T FPO and Appen Ltd. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended Bellamy's Australia and National Storage REIT. 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.