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 0.38% to 6,579.40
- ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) lower 0.31% to 6,677.50
- AUD/USD at US 67 cents
- Gold at US$1,524.16 an ounce
- Brent Oil at US$59.10 a barrel
The best-performing ASX 200 share today was the Speedcast International Ltd (ASX: SDA) share price which rose 24.5%.
The share price of Costa Group Holdings Ltd (ASX: CGC) went up 6.3% today as it continued its recovery after reporting season.
The Telstra Corporation Ltd (ASX: TLS) share price fell 2.1% as the telco announced earnings guidance changes due to a shift in nbn co’s expectations for FY20.
Finally, the Bank of Queensland Limited (ASX: BOQ) share price fell 1.3% as the regional bank confirmed its leadership transition.
Here are some of today’s top stories:
- House prices in Sydney and Melbourne are climbing again
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