Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO)(ASX: XJO) and ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) indices finished higher on Monday.
Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:
- S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) higher 0.01% to 6,648.00
- ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 0.11% to 6,760.10
- AUD/USD at US 69 cents
- Gold at US$1,509.14 an ounce
- Brent Oil at US$62.16 a barrel
The best-performing ASX 200 share today was the Adelaide Brighton Ltd. (ASX: ABC) share price which rose 6.3%.
Another business to rise impressively today was the TPG Telecom Ltd (ASX: TPM) share price which climbed 6% with its important court case to merge with Vodafone starting this week.
Gold miners are having a tough time with share markets and the Australian dollar rising. The worst performer today was the Regis Resources Limited (ASX: RRL) share price which fell by 7.3%, it provided an investor update today.
It has been another great day for iSignthis Ltd (ASX: ISX) after it revealed its latest growth numbers, sending the share price 12.8% higher.
Investors were (only just) pleased by the announcement of Suncorp Group Ltd’s (ASX: SUN) new CEO.
The Coca-Cola Amatil Ltd (ASX: CCL) share price rose by over 1% after announcing changes to its organisational structure.
It was a solid day for the lithium mining sector, leading the way was the share price of Orocobre Limited (ASX: ORE) which rose by 4.8%.
Finally the share price of AMP Limited (ASX: AMP) rose another 3.2% with the diversified financial business going up 11% since last Wednesday.
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