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 0.92% to 6,613.20
- ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 0.97% to 6,720.80
- AUD/USD at US 68 cents
- Gold at US$1,546.84 an ounce
- Brent Oil at US$60.52 a barrel
The best-performing ASX 200 share today was the Emeco Holdings Limited (ASX: EHL) share price which rose 9.1% after it recovered from yesterday’s fall.
However, the CYBG Plc (ASX: CYB) share price declined by over 20% after the UK bank admitted that a large amount of PPI costs had appeared in August.
The Whitehaven Coal Ltd (ASX: WHC) share price fell over 9% according to the ASX as it went ex-dividend.
The Speedcast International Ltd (ASX: SDA) share price fell almost 3% as it suffered a ratings relegation.
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