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
- How to think about debt with your personal finances
- Top ASX Stock Picks for September
- 2 quality ETFs I’d buy for my portfolio today
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Motley Fool contributor Tristan Harrison owns shares of COSTA GRP FPO. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of and has recommended COSTA GRP FPO, Telstra Limited, and VOLPARA FPO NZ. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of National Australia Bank 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.