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 0.28% to 6,749.70
- ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 0.32% to 6,861.10
- AUD/USD at US 68 cents
- Gold at US$1,515.19 an ounce
- Brent Oil at US$65.09 a barrel
Investors also liked Premier Investments Limited’s (ASX: PMV) report from last week, sending the share price up by almost 5% today.
The Webjet Limited (ASX: WEB) share price fell around 3% after outlining the earnings hit that Thomas Cook could do to its FY20 profit expectations.
Aerial imaging company Nearmap Ltd (ASX: NEA) was the worst performer in the ASX 200, its share price declined by 3.6%.
The Clover Corporation Limited (ASX: CLV) share price rose another 8% today with investors being pleased by what was reported last week.
Finally, the share price of lithium miner Orocobre Limited (ASX: ORE) was one of today’s top performers after climbing 6.5%.
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- What is the value of money?
- The best place to hunt for ASX growth shares
- A new study shows that share prices are boosted by gender diversity
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Returns as of 6th October 2020
Tristan Harrison owns shares of RURALFUNDS STAPLED. The Motley Fool Australia's parent company Motley Fool Holdings Inc. owns shares of Clover Limited and Nearmap Ltd. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of and has recommended Premier Investments Limited and RURALFUNDS STAPLED. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of NATVETCARE FPO. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended Nearmap Ltd. and Webjet Ltd. 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.