Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO)(ASX: XJO) and ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) indices finished lower on Wednesday.
Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:
- S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) lower 0.20% to 6,681.60
- ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) lower 0.15% to 6,791.20
- AUD/USD at US 68 cents
- Gold at US$1,501.36 an ounce
- Brent Oil at US$64.82 a barrel
The best-performing ASX 200 share today was the Pro Medicus Limited (ASX: PME) share price which rose by 5.5%.
Oil production in Saudi Arabia is expected to return to normal by the end of the month, which is why the share price of Woodside Petroleum Limited (ASX: WPL) fell by 2.5% today with a decline in the oil price.
It was more volatility for the iSignthis Ltd (ASX: ISX) share price – it fell by 7.8% today.
Here are some of today’s top stories:
- Are ASX CEOs worth their weight in share price growth?
- 4 cheap ASX shares that look great value
- Experts say recession risk at highest level since 2009
- The REA Group share price just hit a record high
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Tristan Harrison has no position in any of the stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool Australia's parent company Motley Fool Holdings Inc. recommends Pro Medicus Ltd. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of and has recommended Pro Medicus Ltd. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended LIVETILES FPO. 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.